Yazdin - [ Syriac Not Available ] (sometime between 400 - 500)

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Identity

In hagiography: Yazdin was an anchorite from the fifth century. He converted to Christianity along with his brother, Dadisho. Dadisho's son, Pethion, became a martyr and converted Adorhormizd and his daughter Anahid.

Names:

  • Yazdin
  • ܝܙܕܝܢ8
  • Yazdin8
  • YAZDĪN1
  • Yazdīn
  • Yazdīn8

Sex: male1


Description

    In hagiography: Yazdin is the uncle of Pethion, the son of Adorhormizd. Yazdin converted from Zoroastrianism and lived as an ascetic with his nephew, Pethion. 8

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Dates

  • Floruit: 5th century1

Works Cited

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 464.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : II, 559-65.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 434.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : II, 354-59.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Arthur Vööbus, History of asceticism in the Syrian Orient: a contribution to the history of culture in the Near East (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1958)., : I, 289-90.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 7 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 1357.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 71.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Yazdin — ܝܙܕܝܢ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1520.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Yazdin — ܝܙܕܝܢ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1520.

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Entry Title: Yazdin — ܝܙܕܝܢ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson, editors, Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints
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  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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