Gregorius bar Hebraeus - ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ (1225/6 - 1286)   saint  author

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Identity

“Maph. (since 1264) and polymath.” 1

Names: ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ Gregorius bar Hebraeus ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ6 ܡܪܝ ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܡܦܪܝܢܐ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ 4 ܡܳܪܝ ܓܪܺܝܓܳܘܪܝܘܣ ܡܰܦܪܝܳܢܐ ܒܰܪ ܥܶܒܪܳܝܐ 4 مار غريغوريوس ابو الفرج الملطي مفريان المشهور بابن العبري 3 Abū al-Faraj1 Barhebraeus1 Barhebraeus1 Gīgōrīyōs bar ʾEḇrayā6 Gregorius Abu-l-Farag, Barhebraeus11 Gregory Abu-l-Faraj, Bar ʿEbraya [Bar Hebraeus]Gregory Bar HebraeusGregory Bar-HebraeusGRÉGOIRE BAR HÉBRAEUS7 Grégoire Bar-Hebraeus6 Grigorīyos bar ʿEbroyo Bar ʿEbroyo, Gregory Bar ʿEbroyo, Grigorios 1 Gregorius Bar Hebraeus 2 Grégoire Barhebraeus 6 Mar Gregorius Bar Hebraeus 2


Sex: male7

Confession

  • Syr. Orth. 1

Description

  1. Gregory Bar Hebraeus was commerated as a celebrated writer and polymath of the Syrian Orthodox church. He was born near Melitene, the son of a doctor named Aaron. Their family fled to Antioch in 1234. He became a monk and then Bishop. He became the Maphrian of the Syrian orthodox church, and spent much time near the communities near the monastery of Mar Mattai. He wrote on a wide variety of topics, from theology to medicine.

Works by Gregorius bar Hebraeus in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature

John bar Ma‘dani, Patriarch (text)   URI: http://syriaca.org/work/1840

Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

* This map displays 12 of 12 places. Only places with coordinates in The Syriac Gazetteer are displayed.

 
This author was born at a known location: Melitene2
 
This author died at a known location: Maragha,2
 
This author has an unspecified connection to places: Antioch,2 Tripolis,2 Gubos,2 Laqabin,2 Aleppo,2 Nineveh,2 Mor Matay,2 Baghdad,2 Mosul,2 Tabriz,2

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Dates

  • Birth: 1225/61
  • Death: 12861, 7

Sources

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

  • 1 H. Takahashi, " Bar ʿEbroyo, Grigorios," in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage ( Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011) http://syriaca.org/bibl/83, pp: 54-56.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: 235, pp: 463.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: 411.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: 443.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: Barhebraeus.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca http://syriaca.org/bibl/649, entry: 1790, 1431, 1725, 1769.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques ( Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004) http://syriaca.org/bibl/650, entry: 176.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] ( Roma: Città nuova, 1998), : II, 80-81.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 François Nau, " Les "belles actions" de Mar Rabboula: évêque d'Edesse de 412 au 7 août 435 (ou 436)," Revue de l'histoire des religions vol. 103 ( 1931), : 13 (1986), 279-312.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 10 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: 312-320.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 11 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta ( Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965) http://syriaca.org/bibl/641, section: 165.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 12 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: 131-137.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 13 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: 64-69.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Relationships

This person died-at 1 place.

Maragha (settlement) - ܡܪܐܓܗ Names: MarāghāA city south of Tabriz .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/129

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 10 places.

Antioch (settlement) - ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ Names: Antakya"City in the historical region of Syria (today in Turkey)."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/10
Tripolis (settlement) - ܛܪܝܦܘܠܝܣ Names: TripoliA coastal city north of Beirut .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/203
Gubos (settlement) - ܓܘܒܐܣ Names: JūbāsA village near Melitene .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/322
Aleppo (settlement) - ܚܠܒ Names: Beroea"City in northern Syria and an important center of Christianity in the Middle East today as the seat of a total of nine bishoprics."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/18
Nineveh (settlement) - ܢܝܢܘܐ"A very ancient city in northern Iraq located on the eastern side of the Tigris River directly across from the medieval and modern..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/144
Mor Matay (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܡܬܝ Names: Matthew Monasterymonastery of Mar MattayMār Mattai"Located on the Alfof Mountain known in Arabic as Jabal Maqlūb 35 km northeast of Mosul the monastery is mostly known by its..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/227
Baghdad (settlement) - ܒܓܕܕ Names: Babylon"City on the Tigris, approximately 35 km. north of Seleucia-Ctesiphon."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/41
Mosul (settlement) - ܡܘܨܠ Names: Nu-ArdashirBu-ArdashirArdashir"City in the north of Iraq, on the west bank of the Tigris opposite the ruins of ancient Nineveh."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/139
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al., “ Gregorius bar Hebraeus — ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/239.

Bibliography:

Saint-Laurent, Jeanne-Nicole et al., “ Gregorius bar Hebraeus — ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ .” 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 December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/239.

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Entry Title: Gregorius bar Hebraeus — ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ

Publication Date: December 9, 2016

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  • 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, “ Gregorius bar Hebraeus — ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝܘܣ ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ

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 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 J. M. Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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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: 443.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: 411.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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