Isaac of Amid - ܐܝܣܚܩ ܐܡܝܕܝܐ (sometime between 300 - 450)

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Identity

“Priest and writer.” 1

Names:

  • ܐܝܣܚܩ ܐܡܝܕܝܐ4
  • Isaac of Amid
  • ܐܝܣܚܳܩ ܐܳܡܝܕܳܝܐ4
  • اسحق الآمدي3
  • Isaac of Antioch
  • Isaac of Amid2
  • Isḥaq of Amid1
  • Isḥàq von Antiocheia5



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Dates

  • Floruit: 4th - early 5th cent.1


Works Cited

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  • 1 E. G. Mathews, Jr, "Isḥaq of Amid." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 212-213.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: 16, pp: 238.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: 204.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: 228.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 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: 63-66.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 6 J.S. Assemani, De scriptoribus Syris orthodoxis, Bibliotheca orientalis Clementino-Vaticana vol. 1 (Rome: Typis Sacræ Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719), pp: 207-234.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 33.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894), pp: 51-54.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 9 Sebastian Paul Brock, A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature, 2nd ed., rev. and enlarged , Mōrān ʾEthʾō, vol. 9 (Kottayam: St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 2008), pp: 34-35.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Relationships

Isaac of Amid  Born at (1)
Amida (settlement) - ܐܡܝܕ Names: AmidDiyarbakırOmidDiyarbakirĀmidDiyārbakr"City in upper Mesopotamia."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/8
Isaac of Amid  Different from (2)
Isaac of Antioch — - ܐܝܣܚܩ ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 5th cent. ) Names: Isḥaq of Antioch Isaac of Edessa, known as Isaac of AntiochIsaacIsaac d’AntiocheIsaac of EdessaIsaac of Antioch"Priest and writer According to a letter from Yaʿqub of Edessa to Yuḥanon of Litarba Letter 14 ms Brit Libr Add 12 172..."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/33
Isaac of Edessa — - ܐܝܣܚܩ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 6th cent. ) Names: Isḥaq of Edessa Isaac the Second of Edessa Isaac of Edessa"Priest and theological writer."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/34
Isaac of Amid  Has relation to place (2)
Rome (settlement) - ܪܘܡܝThe capital city of Italy and formerly the capital of the Roman Empire .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/641

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Isaac of Amid — ܐܝܣܚܩ ܐܡܝܕܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/17.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Isaac of Amid — ܐܝܣܚܩ ܐܡܝܕܝܐ .” 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/17.

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Entry Title: Isaac of Amid — ܐܝܣܚܩ ܐܡܝܕܝܐ

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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, “Isaac of Amid — ܐܝܣܚܩ ܐܡܝܕܝܐ

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
  • 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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