John the Nazarite - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܢܙܝܪܐ (sometime between 500 - 600)

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Identity

John the solitary was a monk of Ṭur ʿAbdin. He might be John, the perfect Nazarite, whom John of Ephesus mentions. He was a monk from Zuqnin near Amida. He was forced to leave his cave on account of Chalcedonian aggression.

Names:

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܢܙܝܪܐ1
  • Jean le Naziréen1
  • JEAN LE SOLITAIRE2
  • John the Nazarite
  • John the Solitaire
  • Yōḥanān nzīrā1
  • Yuḥanān Nzirā

Sex: male2


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Dates

  • Floruit: 500-6002

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 585.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 254.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 1183-84.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John the Nazarite — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܢܙܝܪܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1320.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John the Nazarite — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܢܙܝܪܐ .” 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/1320.

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Entry Title: John the Nazarite — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܢܙܝܪܐ

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

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