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.

Names: ܛܗܡܙܓܪܕTahmazgerdMar Tahmazgard4 ṬahmazgerdTĀHMAZGERD1

Sex: male1


  • Martyr 1

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  • Death: 4451


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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.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 http://syriaca.org/bibl/649, 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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/5, 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.


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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  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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