Cyrus II of Edessa - ܩܘܪܐ (d. 498)

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Identity

In hagiography: Cyrus II of Edessa was commemorated as the miaphysite bishop of Edessa who closed the School of the Persians and expelled its members in 489 with the help of the Emperor Zeno.5

Names:

  • ܩܘܪܐ1
  • Cyrus II of Edessa
  • Qura II

Sex: male2

Office

  • Bishop of Edessa 2

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Dates

  • Death: 4984


Works Cited

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  • 1 Ignatius Guidi (ed.), Chronica Minora, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 1-2; Scriptores Syri, tomus 1-2 (Paris: E Typographeo Reipublicae, 1903), pp: 8.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Benjamin Harris Cowper, "Selections from the Syriac. No. 1: The Chronicle of Edessa." Journal of Sacred Literature and Biblical Record n.s. 5.9 (1864), section: 71.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Guidi (ed.), Chronica Minora, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 1-2; Scriptores Syri, tomus 1-2 (Paris: E Typographeo Reipublicae, 1903), pp: 8.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Benjamin Harris Cowper, "Selections from the Syriac. No. 1: The Chronicle of Edessa." Journal of Sacred Literature and Biblical Record n.s. 5.9 (1864), section: 75.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 102.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Robert Devreesse, Le patriarcat d'Antioche: depuis la paix de l'église jusqu'a la conquête arabe (Paris: J. Gabalda et cie, 1945)., : 291-92.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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Relationships

Cyrus II of Edessa  Different from (4)
Cyrus of Edessa - ܩܝܘܪ̈ܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 6th cent. ) Names: Qiyore of EdessaCyrus of EdessaCyrus of EdessaCyrus (Qijore) Edessenus"Syriac author."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/697
Cyrus - [Syriac Not Available](Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saintssaint, 394 ) Names: CYR (QŪRA)In hagiography: Cyrus (Qura) was a bishop of Edessa who transferred the relics of St. Thomas to Edessa in 394.URI: http://syriaca.org/person/1186
Cyrus of Batnan - ܩܘܪܐ ܕܒܛܢܢ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 582 ) Names: Cyrus of Baṭnan The PriestQuro of Baṭnan Cyrus of BatnaeCyrus of BatnaURI: http://syriaca.org/person/73
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How to Cite This Entry

Daniel L. Schwartz, “Cyrus II of Edessa — ܩܘܪܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/2253.

Bibliography:

Daniel L. Schwartz, “Cyrus II of Edessa — ܩܘܪܐ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by 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/2253.

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