George of Reshʿayna - ܓܝܘܪܓܝ ܕܪܝܫ ܥܝܢܐ (d. after the death of Maximus the Confessor (662))

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Identity

Author of a work about his contemporary Maximus the Confessor (d. 662), and a bishop under Sophronios of Jerusalem (r. 634-638). The manuscript witness (BM Add. 7192, ff. 72b-78b) gives his name as both Gewargis and Gregorios, one of which is likely a scribal error.2

Names:

  • ܓܝܘܪܓܝ2
  • ܓܝܘܪܓܝ ܕܪܝܫ ܥܝܢܐ
  • ܓܪܝܓܘܪܝ ܬܠܡܝܕܗ ܕܣܘܦܪܘܢܝܣ ܐܦܣܩܘܦܐ ܕܐܘܪܫܠܡ ܕܐܝܬܝ ܡܢ ܪܝܫ ܥܝܢܐ2
  • Georges de Resh ‘Ayna1
  • George2
  • George of Reshʿaina2
  • George of Reshʿayna
  • Gewargis of Reshʿayna
  • Gregorios from Reshʿaina, a disciple of Sophronios, the bishop of Jerusalem2
  • Gregory of Reshʿaina2
  • GRYGWRY of Reshʿaina, disciple of Sophronios2
  • GYWRGY2
  • ḥasya George (GYWRGY) the monk2


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Dates

  • Death: after the death of Maximus the Confessor (662)2

Disambiguation

Brock tentatively suggests the identification of this George with the author of an apparently monothelete Chalcedonian florilegium contained in BM Add. 14535 ff. 1-20. He considers it unlikely that this author was late enough to be identified with the George present at the Sixth Council (680/681).

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1276.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 S.P. Brock, "An Early Syriac Life of Maximus the Confessor." Analecta Bollandiana vol. 91 (1973)., pp: 300, 315-316, 321, 332-336.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
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How to Cite This Entry

Nathan P. Gibson, “ܓܝܘܪܓܝ ܕܪܝܫ ܥܝܢܐ ” in last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/2791.

Bibliography:

Nathan P. Gibson, “ܓܝܘܪܓܝ ܕܪܝܫ ܥܝܢܐ .” In , edited by David A. Michelson., edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/2791.

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