Narsai, son of the covenant - ܢܪܣܝ (d. 421)

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Identity

Narsai was a monk and martyr. He was decapitated. He was a of Beth Garmai with his disciple Joseph.

Names:

  • ܢܪܣܝ1
  • Narsai, son of the covenant
  • Mar Narsai the Ascetic10
  • Narsai
  • NARSAÏ2
  • Narsaï de Séleucie1
  • Narsay
  • Narsay1

Sex: male2

Martyr

  • Martyr 2

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Dates

  • Death: 4212

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: 112.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 327.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : IV, 17D-80.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 786.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : II, 285-92.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 6 P Devos, "Abgar: hagiographe perse méconnu (début du Ve siècle)." Analecta Bollandiana vol. 83 (1965)., : 305-10.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Georg Hoffmann, Auszüge aus syrischen Akten persischer Märtyrer (Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1880)., : 36-39.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum (Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970)., : IX, 74D-42.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Lucas van Rompay, "Impetuous Martyrs? The Situation of the Persian Christians in the Last Years of Yazdgard I (419–420)." in Mathijs Lamberigts and Peter van Deun (eds.), Martyrium in Multidisciplinary Perspective: Memorial Louis Reekmans, Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium, vol. 117 (Leuven: University Press, 1995)Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 10 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Mar Narsai the Ascetic.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Narsai, son of the covenant — ܢܪܣܝ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1393.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Narsai, son of the covenant — ܢܪܣܝ .” 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/1393.

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Entry Title: Narsai, son of the covenant — ܢܪܣܝ

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