Jacob, the deacon - ܝܥܩܘܒ (451)

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  • ܝܥܩܘܒ
  • ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܝܥܩܘܒ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ3
  • ܡܫܰܡܫܳܢܐ ܝܰܥܩܘܒ ܐܘܪܗܳܝܳܐ3
  • الشماس يعقوب2
  • Deacon Jacob1
  • Jacob, the deacon
  • Jacques le diacre4
  • Yaʿqub


  • Deacon 1

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Works Cited

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  • 1 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: 25, pp: 244.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 210.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 236.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 180.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Jacob of Edessa - ܝܥܩܘܒ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ (Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac SaintssaintA Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, ca. 630 - 708) Names: Yaʿqub of Edessa Jacob of Edessa MarJacob of Edessa Yaqub of EdessaYa‘qub of EdessaJacques d’ÉdesseJACQUES D'EDESSEJacob of EdessaJaʿqôb(h) von EdessaJacobus Edessae"Bp. of Edessa (ca. 684–9, 708) and scholar."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/113
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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
Antioch (settlement) - ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ Names: Antakya"City in the historical region of Syria (today in Turkey)."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/10
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James E. Walters et al., “Jacob, the deacon — ܝܥܩܘܒ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/28.


James E. Walters et al., “Jacob, the deacon — ܝܥܩܘܒ .” 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 December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/28.

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  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • 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

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