Elijah of Kaysum - ܐܠܝܐ ܕܟܝܫܘܡ (d. 1171)

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  • ܐܠܝܐ ܕܟܝܫܘܡ
  • ܐܠܝܐ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܟܝܫܘܡ3
  • ܐܠܝܐ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܳܐ ܕܟܝܺܫܘܡ3
  • ايليا مطران كيسوم2
  • John (Iwannis) of Kaishum
  • Elijah of Kaysum
  • Elijah, metropolitan of Kesum1
  • Eliya of Kaysum


  • Metropolitan of Kesum 1

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  • Death: 11711

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  • 4 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: 294.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
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Elijah of Kaysum  Has literary connection to place (1)
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
Elijah of Kaysum  Has relation to place (3)
Kaysum (settlement) - ܟܝܫܘܡ Names: KesounKesumQala RumaytaQal‘a RumaytaA town north of Qalʿa Rumayta and west of Samosata .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/112
Mor Barṣawmo (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܒܪܨܘܡܐ Names: Barṣoum Monasterymonastery of Mar Barsauma"The monastery situated in the mountains to the southeast of Melitene and named after the 5th cent ascetic Barṣawmo rose to prominence as..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/224
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How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Elijah of Kaysum — ܐܠܝܐ ܕܟܝܫܘܡ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/211.


James E. Walters et al., “Elijah of Kaysum — ܐܠܝܐ ܕܟܝܫܘܡ .” 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/211.

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Entry Title: Elijah of Kaysum — ܐܠܝܐ ܕܟܝܫܘܡ

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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, “Elijah of Kaysum — ܐܠܝܐ ܕܟܝܫܘܡ

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
  • 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

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