Bacchus - ܒܟܘܣ (between 275 - 310)

http://syriaca.org/person/1153 This page is an entry in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints

Identity

Bākōs (Bacchus) was one of the most popular saints of the Orient. He was a Roman soldier who was martyred shortly before his friend Bacchus since he refused to sacrifice to the Roman gods.

Names:

  • ܒܟܘܣ1
  • Bacchus
  • Bacchus1
  • BACCHUS2
  • Bacchus (comrade of Sergius)
  • Bacchus (Serge de Résapha)1
  • Bākōs
  • Bākōs1
  • St Bacchus4

Sex: male2

Martyr

  • Martyr 2

*Timeline generated with http://timeline.knightlab.com/

Dates

  • Floruit: 275-3102


Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 83, 181, 510, 998, 1257, 1273, 1760, 1911, 1930.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 68.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Tomasz Waliszewski et al., "The Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus in Kaftūn (Northern Lebanon) and its Wall Paintings: Preliminary Report 2009-2010." in Dumbarton Oaks Papers (2014).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: St Bacchus.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Bacchus — ܒܟܘܣ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1153.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Bacchus — ܒܟܘܣ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1153.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Bacchus — ܒܟܘܣ

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson, editors, Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson, entry contributors, “Bacchus — ܒܟܘܣ

Additional Credit:

  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Data architecture and encoding by David A. Michelson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Entries adapted from the work of Jean Maurice Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

Copyright and License for Reuse

Except otherwise noted, this page is © 2016.

Distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Show full citation information...