Pethion - ܦܬܝܘܢ (d. 449)

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Identity

A Zoroastrian convert to Christianity martyred during the reign of Yazdegerd II.

Names:

  • ܦܬܝܘܢ10
  • Pethion
  • ܣܗܕܐ ܢܨܝܚܐ ܡܪܝ ܦܬܝܘܢ10
  • Mâr Péthion10
  • Peṯyōn10
  • Péthion10
  • PÉṮIŌN1
  • St Pethion11

Sex: male1

Martyr

  • Martyr 1

Description

    In hagiography: Pethion was a Zoroastrian convert who, with his uncle the monk Yazdin, preached in the region of the lower Zab. His hagiography was connected to that of an aristocratic father and daughter pair whom he helped to convert:Adorhormizd and his daughter Anahid. Pethion was martyred under Yazdegerd II.

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Dates

  • Death: 4491

Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 344.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : II, 604-31.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)., : 923-26.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Joseph Corluy, Historia Sancti Mar Pethion martyris syriace et latine (Bruxellis: typis Polleunis, Ceuterick et Lefébure, 1888)., : 8-44.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 6 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : II, 373-80.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Georg Hoffmann, Auszüge aus syrischen Akten persischer Märtyrer (Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1880)., : 61-68.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 Jean Maurice Fiey, Mossoul chrétienne: essai sur l'histoire, l'archéologie et l'état actuel des monuments chrétiens de la ville de Mossoul (Beyrouth: Impr. catholique, 1959)., : 123-25.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Ms. Mingana syr. 214 , : fol. 131a-132a.
  • 10 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 71.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 11 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: St Pethion.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
Status: incomplete
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Relationships

Pethion  Different from (1)
Pethion - ܦܬܝܘܢ(Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saintssaint) Names: PethiyōnPeṯyōnPéthionPÉṮIŌNPetyonIn hagiography Pethion a patriarch was a man of virtue who formed a favorable relationship with a Muslim governor Halid al Qasri whose mother...URI: http://syriaca.org/person/1409

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Pethion — ܦܬܝܘܢ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1410.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Pethion — ܦܬܝܘܢ .” 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/1410.

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Entry Title: Pethion — ܦܬܝܘܢ

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  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne
  • Disambiguation by Nathan P. Gibson

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