Tahmazgerd - ܛܗܡܙܓܪܕ (d. 445)

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Identity

Ṭahmazgerd was an executioner who was converted upon seeing the example of the martyrs of Kirkuk, including Shirin and her children. He was crucified upside down. There is a church of Mar Ṭahmasgard within Kirkuk.

Names:

  • ܛܗܡܙܓܪܕ
  • Tahmazgerd
  • Mar Tahmazgard4
  • Ṭahmazgerd
  • TĀHMAZGERD1

Sex: male1

Martyr

  • Martyr 1

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Dates

  • Death: 4451


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: 434.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 1128-29.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 3 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1026, 1653.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Mar Tahmazgard.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al., “Tahmazgerd — ܛܗܡܙܓܪܕ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1493.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al., “Tahmazgerd — ܛܗܡܙܓܪܕ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1493.

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Entry Title: Tahmazgerd — ܛܗܡܙܓܪܕ

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  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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