Abai - [ Syriac Not Available ] (sometime between 335 - 385)   saint

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Identity

In hagiography: Abai was a Persian Martyr killed by his father, Adorpirozgerd, who later converted to Christianity. He was mentioned in the legend of Saba Pirgushnasp. He was martyred with his mother Astina (Hwarta) and 5000 friends.

Names: AbaiĀBĀÏ1


Sex: male1

Martyr

  • Martyr 1

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Dates

  • Floruit: 335-3851

Event

  • The saint is venerated on 1 or 2 October. ()1

Attestation


Sources

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques ( Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004) http://syriaca.org/bibl/650, entry: 4.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 2nd. Ed. ( Aleppo, 1956), : 177. Note: Acts of these martyrs are contained in a MS in the Library of the Syrian Orthodox patriarchate as described in .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Eduard Sachau, Verzeichniss der syrischen handschriften der Königlichen bibliothek zu Berlin, ( Berlin: A. Asher & Co., 1899), : 814. Note: Acts of these martyrs are contained in MS Sachau 241 in Berlin .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 British Museum, Department of Manuscripts and Frederic Madden, Catalogue of additions to the manuscripts in the British Museum in the year MDCCCXLI-MDCCCXLV ( 1850), : 8, 11.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Paul Peeters, " Le martyrologe de Rabban Ṣalība," Analecta Bollandiana vol. 27 ( 1908), : 163.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 6 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 2nd. Ed. ( Aleppo, 1956), : 625.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum ( Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970), : I, 13.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al., “ Abai” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1093.

Bibliography:

Saint-Laurent, Jeanne-Nicole et al., “ Abai.” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1093.

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Entry Title: Abai

Publication Date: August 17, 2016

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson, editors, Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints
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  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent
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  • Entries adapted from the work of J. M. Fiey
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  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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