Michael the Great - ܡܝܟܐܝܠ ܩܕܡܝܐ ܪܒܐ (1126 - 1199)   author

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Identity

“Patr. and historian, most notably of a World Chronicle. Michael I Rabo (1126-1199) was a distinguished Patr. and a dominant figure in the intellectual history of the Syr. Orth. Church during the 12th cent. ” 1

Names: ܡܝܟܐܝܠ ܩܕܡܝܐ ܪܒܐ Michael the Great ܡܪܝ ܡܝܟܐܝܠ ܪܒܐ 4 ܡܳܪܝ ܡܝܟܳܐܝܠ ܪܰܒܐ 4 مار ميخائيل الكبير 3 Michael I the GreatMichael I (1199) Patriarcha jacobita8 Michael the Syrian5 Mar Michael the Great 2 Michael I Rabo 1 Michel le Grand 6


Confession

  • Syr. Orth. 1

Works by Michael the Great in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature

John of Marda (text) - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܐ   URI: http://syriaca.org/work/1777

Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

* This map displays 8 of 8 places. Only places with coordinates in The Syriac Gazetteer are displayed.

 
This author was born at a known location: Melitene2
 
This author has a literary connection to places: Edessa,2 Talʿafar,2 Mardin,2
 
This author has an unspecified connection to places: ʿAyn Zarba,2 Mor Barṣawmo,2 Antioch,2 Dayr al-Zaʿfarān,2

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Dates

  • Birth: 11261
  • Death: 11991
  • Office: 1166-1199 1


Sources

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 D. Weltecke, " Michael I Rabo," in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage ( Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011) http://syriaca.org/bibl/382, pp: 287-290.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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/4, entry: 214, pp: 445.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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/2, pp: 394.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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/3, pp: 425.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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/5, entry: Michael the Syrian.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca http://syriaca.org/bibl/649, entry: 1713.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Anton Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur mit Ausschluß der christlich-palästinensischen Texte ( Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag Dr. jur. Albert Ahn, 1922) http://syriaca.org/bibl/638, pp: 298-300.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 8 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta ( Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965) http://syriaca.org/bibl/641, section: 164.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 9 J.S. Assemani, De Scriptoribus Syris Monophysitis, Bibliotheca orientalis Clementino-Vaticana vol. 2 ( Rome: Typis Sacræ Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719), pp: 154-56.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 10 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient ( : Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934) http://syriaca.org/bibl/640, pp: 125-127.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 11 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature ( London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894) http://syriaca.org/bibl/639 https://archive.org/details/shorthistoryofsy00wrig, pp: 250-54.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 12 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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/645, pp: 62-63.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Relationships

This person has-literary-connection-to-place 3 places.

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
Talʿafar (fortification) - ܬܠ ܥܦܪ Names: TalafarTal‘afarA castle between Sinjar and Mosul .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/1489
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
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This person born-at 1 place.

Melitene (settlement) - ܡܝܠܝܛܝܢܝ Names: Malatya"City in eastern Anatolia, located near the right bank of the Euphrates and to the north of the main range of the Eastern Taurus."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/136

This person has-relation-to-place 4 places.

ʿAyn Zarba (settlement) - ܥܝܢ ܙܪܒܐ Names: AnazarbosAnazarbaAnāzarbaAnāzūraAyn Zarba‘Ayn ZarbaA city in Cilicia, a provincial capital of the Roman Empire and for a time the capital of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/9
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
Antioch (settlement) - ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ Names: Antakya"City in the historical region of Syria (today in Turkey)."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/10
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

James E. Walters et al., “ Michael the Great — ܡܝܟܐܝܠ ܩܕܡܝܐ ܪܒܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/217.

Bibliography:

Walters, James E. et al., “ Michael the Great — ܡܝܟܐܝܠ ܩܕܡܝܐ ܪܒܐ .” 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/217.

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Entry Title: Michael the Great — ܡܝܟܐܝܠ ܩܕܡܝܐ ܪܒܐ

Publication Date: August 17, 2016

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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, “ Michael the Great — ܡܝܟܐܝܠ ܩܕܡܝܐ ܪܒܐ

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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  • Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. ( Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991) http://syriaca.org/bibl/3, pp: 425.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. ( Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987) http://syriaca.org/bibl/2, pp: 394.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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