Aboursam - ܐܒܘܪܣܡ(d. 341)   saint



In hagiography: Miles was a Bishop of Susa. He was born near Tehran and converted from Zoroastrianism. He went on a long pilgrimage and opposed the manner of leadership of Catholicos Papa. He was imprisoned with his son Narsai and beaten by the governor Hormizd. The priest Aboursam and the deacon Sinai died with him.

Names: ܐܒܘܪܣܡ1 AboursamAboursam1 AbursāmʾĀbūrsām1

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  • Floruit: 3417
  • Death: 3411


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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca http://syriaca.org/bibl/649, entry: 49.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al., “ Aboursam — ܐܒܘܪܣܡ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1544.


Saint-Laurent, Jeanne-Nicole et al., “ Aboursam — ܐܒܘܪܣܡ .” 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/1544.

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Entry Title: Aboursam — ܐܒܘܪܣܡ

Publication Date: August 17, 2016

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