Asia - ܐܣܝܐ

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Identity

Mar Asia converted to the life of an itinerant monk. He travels to Jerusalem and Sinai and visited monasteries. He became a monk himself and used hnana (oil mixed with dust of sacred sites) to heal others.

Names:

  • ܐܣܝܐ1
  • Asia
  • Asyā
  • Âsyâ1
  • Mar Asia5
  • ʾĀsyā1



Attestation


Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 977.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, "De quelques saints vénérés au Liban." Proche-Orient chrétien vol. 28 (1978)., : 27-28, s.v. Asia.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent, "Bones in Bags: Relics in Syriac Hagiography." in Maria E Doerfler,, Emanuel Fiano and Kyle Richard Smith (eds.), Syriac Encounters: Papers from the Sixth North American Syriac Symposium, Duke University, 26-29 June 2011, Eastern Christian Studies, vol. 20 (Leuven: Peeters, 2015)Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Jan E. Wilson, "A Karshuni Text of the Legend of Mar Asia'." Parole de l'Orient vol. 32 (2007).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero 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: Mar Asia.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Asia — ܐܣܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1616.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Asia — ܐܣܝܐ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1616.

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Entry Title: Asia — ܐܣܝܐ

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