John of Mardin - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ (d. 1165)

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Identity

“Metropolitan of Mardin, author, and restorer of churches.” 1

Names:

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ
  • John of Mardin
  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܐ6
  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ4
  • ܝܘܚܰܢܢ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܡܰܪܕܝܢ4
  • يوحنا مطران ماردين3
  • JEAN7
  • Jean de Marda6
  • John of Marda
  • John of Mardin
  • Yōḥanān d-Mardā6
  • Yuḥanān d-Mardā
  • John of Mardin5
  • John, metropolitan of Mardin2
  • Yuḥanon of Mardin1

Sex: male7

Office

  • Metropolitan of Mardin 2

Confession

  • Syr. Orth. 1

Description

    In hagiography: John was commemorated as the saintly Bishop of Mardin. He rebuilt and restored 25 monasteries and churches, including the monastery of Mar Hnanya.

Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Death: 11651, 7

Works Cited

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  • 1 S. P. Brock, "Yuḥanon of Mardin." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 446.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: 206, pp: 429.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: 380.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: 410.Link to Syriaca.org 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: John of Mardin.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 986, 1713.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 232.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 1147.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 10 Arthur Vööbus, Syrische Kanonessammlungen: ein Beitrag zur Quellenkunde 1 1,B 1 1,B (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1970).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 11 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: 293-294.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 12 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 121-122.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Relationships

John of Mardin  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
John of Mardin  Born at (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
John of Mardin  Has relation to place (7)
Mardin (settlement) - ܡܪܕܝܢ Names: MardeMardīn"City in upper Mesopotamia and important center of Syriac Christianity especially for the Syr Orth Church as the city closest to Dayr al..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/130
Dara (settlement) - ܕܪܐA Roman city between Mardin and Nisibis.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/67
Kfartuto (settlement) - ܟܦܪܬܘܬ Names: KafrtūtReshaynaResh‘aynaA town of southwest of Mardin and northeast of Reshʿayna .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/113
Dayr al-Zaʿfarān (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܙܥܦܪܐܢ Names: Dayro d-Mor ḤnonyoDayr Mār ḤanānyāZaʿfaran Monasterymonastery Deir ZafaranZaʿfarān (West Syrian)Dayr al-ZafarānDayr al-Za‘farānZafaran MonasteryZa‘faran MonasteryZafarān (West Syrian)Za‘farān (West Syrian)"A Syr Orth monastery dedicated to Mar Ḥnonyo Arab Ḥanānyā located outside Mardin and the seat of the patriarchate from 1293 until after..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/69
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Mardin — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/209.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Mardin — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 1 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/209.

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Entry Title: John of Mardin — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson, and Nathan P. Gibson, editors, Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson, Nathan P. Gibson, James E. Walters, Thomas A. Carlson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “John of Mardin — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ

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, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Editing, document design, data architecture, encoding, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts, addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH, matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, data merging, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, Syriac name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • 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
  • 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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