Tahmazgerd - ܛܗܡܙܓܪܕ(d. 445) saint
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.
- Martyr 1
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- 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques ( Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004) http://syriaca.org/bibl/650, entry: 434.
- 2 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] ( Roma: Città nuova, 1998), : II, 1128-29.
- 3 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca http://syriaca.org/bibl/649, entry: 1026, 1653.
- 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity ( The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013) http://syriaca.org/bibl/5, entry: Mar Tahmazgard.
How to Cite This Entry
Bibliography:Saint-Laurent, Jeanne-Nicole 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
Publication Date: August 17, 2016
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