Abgar the hagiographer - ܐܒܓܪ (sometime between 350 - 450)

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Identity

“The hagiographer, Abgar is named as the author of the martyrdom of Hormizd and his nine companions from Beth Garmai, who died at the end of Yazdgard’s reign (r. 399-420).” 1

Names:

  • ܐܒܓܪ
  • Abgar the Hagiographer
  • Abgar the hagiographer1
  • Abgar the hagiographer

Confession

  • Ch. of E. 1

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Dates

  • Floruit: early 5th cent.1


Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Abgar." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), entry: 10, pp: 5.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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James E. Walters et al., “Abgar the Hagiographer — ܐܒܓܪ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/315.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Abgar the Hagiographer — ܐܒܓܪ .” 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 August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/315.

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Entry Title: Abgar the Hagiographer — ܐܒܓܪ

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  • 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, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • 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
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  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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