Basil of Samosata - ܒܣܝܠܝܘܣ ܕܫܡܝܫܛ (d. 843)

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Identity

Names:

  • ܒܣܝܠܝܘܣ ܕܫܡܝܫܛ
  • باسيليوس اسقف سميساط2
  • Basilios of Samosata
  • Baselios of Samosata
  • Basilius, bishop of Samosata1
  • Basil of Samosata

Office

  • bishop of Samosata 1


Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Death: 8431

Record-description

    In the Syriac text of Barsoum, the description of Basilius has been appended to the end of the previous entry (Benjamin of Edessa) without a heading, and the entry (as it is) does not include Basilius' name.

Works Cited

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  • 1 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: 152, pp: 383.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 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
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Relationships

Basil of Samosata  Has literary connection to place (1)
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
Basil of Samosata  Has relation to place (2)
Qenneshre (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܢܫܪܝܢ Names: QenneshrinQenneshrin MonasteryMonastery of Qenneshre"A W Syr monastery that in its heyday 6th 9th cent stood out as a center of Greek study in the Syriac speaking..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/230
Samosata (settlement) - ܫܡܝܫܛA town on the Euphrates northwest of Edessa .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/178

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Basil of Samosata — ܒܣܝܠܝܘܣ ܕܫܡܝܫܛ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/153.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Basil of Samosata — ܒܣܝܠܝܘܣ ܕܫܡܝܫܛ .” 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/153.

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Entry Title: Basil of Samosata — ܒܣܝܠܝܘܣ ܕܫܡܝܫܛ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson, editors, A Guide to Syriac Authors
  • James E. Walters, David A. Michelson, Thomas A. Carlson, Nathan P. Gibson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “Basil of Samosata — ܒܣܝܠܝܘܣ ܕܫܡܝܫܛ

Additional Credit:

  • 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
  • Arabic name entry by Philemon Kirlles
  • 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

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