Gregory Pirangoushnasp - ܓܪܝܓܘܪ (d. 542)

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Identity

Gregory Pīrānguŝnasp was a Zoroastrian Convert from the family of Mihran. He was imprisoned by the Byzantines and treated well by Justin I. He converted to Christianity. He was freed by a truce with Kusro, but his family put him to death in 542.

Names:

  • ܓܪܝܓܘܪ1
  • Gregory Pirangoushnasp
  • Gregory Pirangushnasp
  • GRÉGOIRE PĪRĀNGUŜNASP2
  • Grégoire Pîrângoushnasp1
  • Grigōr
  • Grīgōr1

Sex: male2

Martyr

  • Martyr 2

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Dates

  • Death: 5422

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 692.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 177.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Mar Jab-Alaha, Histoire de Mar Jab-Alaha, patriarche, et de Raban Sauma (Paris, 1895)., : appendix in 347-94.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 4 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 353.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Georg Hoffmann, Auszüge aus syrischen Akten persischer Märtyrer (Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1880)., : 78-86.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 6 P Devos, "Les martyrs persans à travers leurs actes syriaques." in (Rome, 1966)., : 216.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Adam H Becker, "Martyrdom, Religious Difference, and "Fear" as a Category of Piety in the Sasanian Empire: The Case of the Martyrdom of Gregory and the Martyrdom of Yazdpaneh." Journal of Late Antiquity vol. 2 (2009).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 Florence Jullien, Histoire de Mār Abba, catholicos de l'Orient, martyres de Mār Grigor, général en chef du roi Khusro Ier et de Mār Yazd-Panāh, juge et gouverneur, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 658-659, Syr. 254-255 (Lovanii: Peeters, 2015)Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Gregory Pirangoushnasp — ܓܪܝܓܘܪ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1253.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Gregory Pirangoushnasp — ܓܪܝܓܘܪ .” 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/1253.

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Entry Title: Gregory Pirangoushnasp — ܓܪܝܓܘܪ

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