Rabbula of Edessa - ܪܒܘܠܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ (d. 435/6)

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Identity

Bp. of Edessa (411/2–435/6).1

Names:

  • ܪܒܘܠܐ6
  • ܪܒܘܠܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ
  • ܪܒܘܠܐ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ4
  • ܪܰܒܘܠܐ ܡܺܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܳܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܳܝ4
  • رابولا مطران الرها3
  • Rabboula6
  • Rabbula5
  • RABBŪLA7
  • Rabbula ep. Edessae20
  • Rabbula of Edessa
  • Rabūlā
  • Rabūlā6
  • Bischof Rabbûlā von Edessa19
  • Rabbula of Edessa1
  • Rabbula of Edessa
  • Rabula, metropolitan of Edessa2

Sex: male7


Description

In hagiography: Rabbula of Edessa was commemorated as the Bishop of Edessa. He was the son of a rich pagan. As a bishop, he lived an ascetic life, helped the poor, and fought heretics.

Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Death: 435/61
  • Metropolitan: metropolitan bishop of Edessa 1, 2, 7

Event

  • The saint is venerated on Syr., ab 7, 8. 7

Works Cited

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  • 1 S. A. Harvey, "Rabbula of Edessa." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 348.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 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: 23, pp: 242.Link to The Srophe web application 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: 208.Link to The Srophe web application 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: 234.Link to The Srophe web application 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: Rabbula.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 127.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 363.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 8 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : IV, 396-450.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 1023.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 10 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : II, 339-54.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 11 P Peeters, Recherches d'histoire et de philologie orientales (Bruxelles: Société des Bollandistes, 1951)., : I, 139-70.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 12 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 2nd. Ed. (Aleppo, 1956)., : 258-60.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 13 Alfred Vacant et al. (eds.), Dictionnaire de théologie catholique, contenant l'exposé des doctrines de la théologie catholique, leurs preuves et leur histoire, (Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1903)., : XIII, col. 1620-26.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 14 A G. G. Blum, Rabbula von edessa. der christ, der bischof, der theologe, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Subsidia, vol. 34 ([S.l.]: Peeters Publishers, 1969), : CSCO 300, Subsidia 34 (Louvain, 1969).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 15 Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Abū al-Rayḥān al- Bīrūnī, "Les Fêtes des Melchites.." Robert Griveau (ed.), Patrologia Orientalis X.4 (1914).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 16 François Nau, "Hagiographie syriaque." Revue de l'Orient chrétien vol. 15 (1910).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 17 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)., : 103 (1931), 97-135.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 18 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 869-70.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 19 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: 66, 71-73.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 20 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 33.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 21 J.S. Assemani, De scriptoribus Syris orthodoxis, Bibliotheca orientalis Clementino-Vaticana vol. 1 (Rome: Typis Sacræ Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719), pp: 197-199.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 22 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 45-47.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 23 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894), pp: 47-49.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 24 Stewards of the Poor: The Man of God, Rabbula, and Hiba in Fifth-Century Edessa, trans. Robert Doran (Kalamazoo, Mich.: Cistercian Publications, 2006).Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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Relationships

Rabbula of Edessa  Has literary connection to place (2) records.
Samosata (settlement) - ܫܡܝܫܛA town on the Euphrates northwest of Edessa .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/178
Ḥiṣn Manṣūr (settlement) - ܚܣܢ ܡܢܨܘܪ Names: PerrheHiṣn ManṣūrAdıyamanParrinQala RumaytaQal‘a RumaytaA city north of Qalʿa Rumayta and southwest of Melitene .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/94
Rabbula of Edessa  Born at (1) records.
Qenneshrin (settlement) - [Syriac Not Available] Names: ChalcisQinneshrinA city southwest of Aleppo and east of Antioch .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/162
Rabbula of Edessa  Has relation to place (2) records.
Mor Abrohom (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܪܗܡ Names: Mar AbrahamA monastery of unknown location where Rabbula of Edessa was a monk.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/1453

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Rabbula of Edessa — ܪܒܘܠܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/26.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Rabbula of Edessa — ܪܒܘܠܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ .” 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/26.

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Entry Title: Rabbula of Edessa — ܪܒܘܠܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ

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
  • 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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