Benjamin, metropolitan of Edessa - ܒܢܝܡܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ (d. 843)

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Identity

“Metropolitan bp. of Edessa, professor of dogma, commentator on the homilies of Gregory of Nazianzus and on the works of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite.” 1

Names:

  • ܒܢܝܡܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ
  • Benjamin, metropolitan of Edessa
  • ܒܢܝܡܝܢ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ4
  • ܒܶܢܝܳܡܝܢ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܳܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܳܝ4
  • بنيامين مطران الرها3
  • Benjamin of Edessa
  • Benjamin of Edessa1, 10
  • Benjamin, metropolitan of Edessa2

Office

  • Metropolitan of Edessa 2

Confession

  • Syr. Orth. 1


Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Floruit: first half of the 9th cent.1
  • Death: 8432


Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Benjamin of Edessa." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 69-70.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), entry: 151, pp: 382.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 335.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 363.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Benjamin of Edessa.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Anton Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur mit Ausschluß der christlich-palästinensischen Texte (Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag Dr. jur. Albert Ahn, 1922), pp: 276.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
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Relationships

Benjamin, metropolitan of Edessa  Has relation to place (5)
Mor Yaʿqub Malpono (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܝܥܩܘܒ ܡܠܦܢܐ Names: Jacob the Doctor of the Church MonasteryNawawīs MonasteryMor Yaqub Malpono Mor Ya‘qub Malpono URI: http://syriaca.org/place/398
Cyrrhus (settlement) - ܩܘܪܘܣAn ancient and medieval city 70 km north of Aleppo.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/65
Tell ʿAda (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܬܠܥܕܐ Names: Talʿada MonasteryGreat Monasterymonastery of Tell AdaTell AdaTell ‘AdaTalada MonasteryTal‘ada Monastery"The Monastery of Tell ʿAda also known as the Great Monastery is located just over 48 km from Aleppo 1500 m north of..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/233
Edessa (settlement) - ܐܘܪܗܝ Names: UrfaAdmeAntiochia KallirhoeUrhayA city of Mesopotamia , the capital of the ancient kingdom of Osrhoene , modern Urfa.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/78
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How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Benjamin, metropolitan of Edessa — ܒܢܝܡܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/152.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Benjamin, metropolitan of Edessa — ܒܢܝܡܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ .” In A Guide to Syriac Authors, edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 2 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/152.

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Entry Title: Benjamin, metropolitan of Edessa — ܒܢܝܡܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ

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  • David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson, editors, A Guide to Syriac Authors
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  • Data from Macuch, Abuna, De Urbina, Duval, Assemani (vols. 1-2), Chabot, Wright, and Brock collected, verified, reconciled, and entered by Kristian Heal
  • German data entry by Samer Khader
  • Editing, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with viaf.org records by Alex Vawter
  • Editorial oversight for GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry, and proofreading by Christopher Johnson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry and proofreading by the Syriac Research Group, University of Alabama
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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