Qardag - ܩܪܕܓ (d. 359)

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Identity

Qardag was a military saint and a martyr. He was a convert from a high-born Zoroastrian family. His cult was localized north of Arbela. His teacher was Mar Abdisho.

Names:

  • ܩܪܕܓ1
  • Mar Qardag18
  • Qardag
  • Qardāg1
  • Qardag1
  • Qardāgh
  • QARDĀĠ2

Sex: male2

Martyr

  • Martyr 2

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Dates

  • Death: 3592

Event

  • The saint is venerated on Syr., nis. 1.. 2

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: 66, 67.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 356.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Hermann Feige, Die geschichte des Mâr ʿAbhdîšôʿ und seines jüngers Mâr Qardagh (Kiel: C.F. Haeseler, 1890)., : (Kiel,1889), according to a manuscript from 1881.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 J. B Abbeloos (ed.), Acta Mar Ḳardaghi Assyriae praefecti qui sub Sapore II martyr occubuit, syriace juxta manuscriptum Amidense una cum versione latina (Bruxelles: Société belge de libraire, 1890)., : 5-106.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic recordLink to HathiTrust Bibliographic record
  • 5 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : II, 442-507.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 6 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 555-56.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 7 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : I, 311-45.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 8 P Peeters, "Passionnaire d'Adiabène." Analecta Bollandiana vol. 43 (1925)., : 298-302.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 9 Jean Maurice Fiey, "Proto-histoire chrétienne du Hakkari turc." L'Orient Syrien vol. 9 (1964)., : 459-62.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 10 Jean Maurice Fiey, Assyrie chrétienne contribution à l'étude de l'histoire et de la géographie ecclésiastiques et monastiques du nord d'Iraq. (Beyrouth, 1965)., : I, 205-206.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 11 Gernot Wiessner, Christlicher Heiligenkult im Umkreis eines sassanidischen Grosskönigs (Stuttgart: W. Eilers, 1971).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 12 Wilhelm Eilers, Festgabe deutscher Iranisten zur 2500 Jahrfeier Irans (Stuttgart: Hochwacht Druck, 1971)., : 141-55.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 13 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 9-10.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 14 Peter Bruns, Heike Grieser and Andreas Merkt, "Das Martyrium des hl. Mar Quardagh (BHO 555/56). Ein christlich-iranischer Ritter- und Bekehrungsroman." in Volksglaube im antiken Christentum (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2009).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 15 Tawny Holm, "Memories of Sennacherib in Aramaic Tradition." in Isaac Kalimi and Seth Richardson (eds.), Sennacherib at the Gates of Jerusalem: Story, History and Historiography (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2014).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 16 Richard E Payne, "Avoiding Ethnicity: Uses of the Ancient Past in Late Sasanian Northern Mesopotamia." in Walter Pohl, Clemens Gantner and Richard E Payne (eds.), Visions of community in the post-Roman world the West, Byzantium and the Islamic world, 300-1100 (Farnham, Surrey, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 17 Joel Thomas Walker, The legend of Mar Qardagh: narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 18 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Mar Qardag.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Qardag — ܩܪܕܓ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1420.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Qardag — ܩܪܕܓ .” 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/1420.

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