Elijah of Harran - ܐܠܝܐ ܚܪܢܝܐ (sometime between 700 - 800)

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Identity

Names:

  • ܐܠܝܐ ܚܪܢܝܐ
  • Elijah of Harran
  • ܐܠܝܐ ܚܪܢܝܐ ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܕܣܠܡܝܗ3
  • ܐܠܝܐ ܚܳܪܳܢܳܝܐ ܐܶܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܕܣܰܠܡܝܗ3
  • ايليا الحراني2
  • Elijah of Harran5
  • Elijah of Salamya
  • Elijah of Ḥarran1
  • Eliya of Ḥarran



Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Floruit: 8th century1


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: 140, pp: 371.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 324.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 353.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 277.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Elijah of Harran.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Relationships

Elijah of Harran  Born at (1)
Ḥarran (settlement) - ܚܪܢ Names: CarrhaeḤārānḤarrānHarran"Syr./Hebrew Ḥārān; Latin Carrhae; Arabic Ḥarran. Ancient city in Mesopotamia, approximately 45 km south-southeast of Edessa."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/216
Elijah of Harran  Has relation to place (2)
Qenneshre (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܢܫܪܝܢ Names: QenneshrinQenneshrin MonasteryMonastery of Qenneshre"A W Syr monastery that in its heyday 6th 9th cent stood out as a center of Greek study in the Syriac speaking..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/230

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Elijah of Harran — ܐܠܝܐ ܚܪܢܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/141.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Elijah of Harran — ܐܠܝܐ ܚܪܢܝܐ .” 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. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/141.

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Entry Title: Elijah of Harran — ܐܠܝܐ ܚܪܢܝܐ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson, editors, A Guide to Syriac Authors
  • James E. Walters, David A. Michelson, Thomas A. Carlson, Nathan P. Gibson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “Elijah of Harran — ܐܠܝܐ ܚܪܢܝܐ

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  • 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 viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org 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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