Maʿin - ܡܥܝܢ (d. 424)

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Identity

Maʿin was a general of Shapur II. He became a Christian when he witnesses the martyrdom of Dōdō. He was baptized and arrested. He built 69 places of worship around Sinjar. He died at age 114 in a monastery that he built near Europos.

Names:

  • ܡܥܝܢ1
  • Maʿin
  • MA'ĪN2
  • Maʾīn1
  • Maʿin
  • Ma‘în1

Sex: male2


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Dates

  • Death: 4242

Attestation


Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1068.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 281.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 783.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Georg Hoffmann, Auszüge aus syrischen Akten persischer Märtyrer (Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1880)., : 28-33.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Jean Maurice Fiey, "Ma‘īn, général de Sapor II, confesseur et évêque." Le Muséon vol. 84 (1971)., : 437-53.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Sebastian P Brock, The history of the Holy Mar Maʻin with a guide to the Persian martyr acts (Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2008).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Maʿin — ܡܥܝܢ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1349.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Maʿin — ܡܥܝܢ .” 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/1349.

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Entry Title: Maʿin — ܡܥܝܢ

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