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Identity

John the Baptist is John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth and cousin of Jesus.

Names:

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܥܡܕܢܐ1
  • Jean Baptiste1
  • Jean Baptiste (Annonciation à Zacharie)1
  • Jean Baptiste (invention du chef)1
  • John the Baptist
  • John the Baptist
  • John the Baptist9
  • Yōḥanān maʿmḏānā
  • Yōḥanān maʿməḏānā1



Attestations


Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1353, 1338, 1347, 1825, 1435, 755, 1575, 489, 490, 491, 492, 658, 732, 733, 756, 1022, 1097, 1113, 1114, 1129, 1199, 1294, 1606, 1695, 1830, 1933, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1363, 1420, 1350, 1597.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Nancy A Khalek, Damascus after the Muslim conquest: Text and image in early Islam (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 3 Sebastian P Brock, "The Baptist’s Diet in Syriac Sources." Oriens Christianus vol. 54 (1970).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Anton Pritula, The Wardā an East Syriac hymnological collection: Study and critical edition (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 James Kelhoffer, The Diet of John the Baptist: “Locusts and Wild Honey” in Synoptic and Patristic Interpretation, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, vol. 176 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2005)Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Sebastian P Brock, Treasure-House of Mysteries: Explorations of the Sacred Text through Poetry in the Syriac Tradition, Popular Patristics Series, vol. 45 (Yonkers: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2012)Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 Jean Tomajean, "Le culte et les fêtes de saint Jean-Baptiste dans l’Église syrienne." L'Orient Syrien vol. 6 (1961).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 8 "The Syriac Baptism of St John: A Christian Ritual of Protection for Muslim Children." in Robert G Hoyland (ed.), The late antique world of early Islam: Muslims among Christians and Jews in the East Mediterranean (Princeton: Darwin Press, 2015).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: John the Baptist.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John the Baptist — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܥܡܕܢܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1808.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John the Baptist — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܥܡܕܢܐ .” 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/1808.

About this Entry

Entry Title: John the Baptist — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܥܡܕܢܐ

Additional Credit:

  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Data architecture and encoding by David A. Michelson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Entries adapted from the work of Jean Maurice Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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