Sobho of Reshʿayna - ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܣܒܐ (726) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors



  • ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܣܒܐ3
  • ܡܫܰܡܫܳܢܐ ܣܳܒܐ3
  • الشماس سابا2
  • Saba of Rishaina
  • Sobho of Reshayna
  • Sobho of Resh‘ayna
  • Deacon Saba1
  • Sobho of Reshʿayna
  • Sobho of Reshʿayna


  • Deacon 1

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Works Cited

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  • 1 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), entry: 117, pp: 353.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 308.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 336.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Anton Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur mit Ausschluß der christlich-palästinensischen Texte (Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag Dr. jur. Albert Ahn, 1922), pp: 259-260.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic record
  • 5 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 136.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
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Sobho of Reshʿayna  Has literary connection to place (1) records.
Mardin (settlement) - ܡܪܕܝܢ Names: MardeMardīn"City in upper Mesopotamia and important center of Syriac Christianity especially for the Syr Orth Church as the city closest to Dayr al..."URI:
Sobho of Reshʿayna  Has relation to place (3) records.
Reshʿayna (settlement) - ܪܝܫ ܥܝܢܐ Names: TheodosiopolisRaʾs al-ʿAynCeylanpınarResülaynRish ʿAynaReshaynaResh‘aynaRaʾs al-AynRaʾs al-‘AynRish AynaRish ‘AynaResh AynaResh ‘AynaRaʾs al-AynRaʾs al-’AynRaʾs al-AynRaʾs al-AynRaʾs al-‘AynRaʾs al-‘Ayn"City on the Khabur located in the eastern part of ancient Osrhoene and today straddling the Turkish Syrian border the Syrian part now..."URI:
Qarqaphto (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܪܩܦܬܐ Names: Qarqafta Monastery"The Qarqaphto (‘Skull’) Monastery was located near the town of Magdal on the Khabur river southeast of Reshʿayna, in the Jazīra region of Syria."URI:
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How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Sobho of Reshʿayna — ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܣܒܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Sobho of Reshʿayna — ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܣܒܐ .” In A Guide to Syriac Authors, edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 2 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016.

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Entry Title: Sobho of Reshʿayna — ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܣܒܐ

Additional Credit:

  • Data from Macuch, Abuna, De Urbina, Duval, Assemani (vols. 1-2), Chabot, Wright, and Brock collected, verified, reconciled, and entered by Kristian Heal
  • German data entry by Samer Khader
  • Editing, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • Editorial oversight for GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry, and proofreading by Christopher Johnson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry and proofreading by the Syriac Research Group, University of Alabama

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