Abraham of Naphtar - ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܬܦܪܝܐ (active Late 6th - early 7th cent. or 500-600)   saint  author

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Identity

“Monastic author.” 1

Names: ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܬܦܪܝܐ 6, 7 Abraham of Naphtar ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܦܬܪܝܐ8 ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܦܬܪܝܐ 4 ܐܰܒܪܳܗܡܳ ܢܰܦܬܪܝܐ 4 ܐܲܒܪܵܗܵܡ ܢܲܬܦܪܵܝܵܐ 5 ابرهيم النفتري 3 Abraham de Nathpar15 Abraham de Nethpar8 ABRAHAM DE NEṮPAR9 Abrāhām NeptarāyāAbraham of NaphtarAbraham of NathparAbraham of Natpar7 Abraham of Nethpar Abraham de Nathpar 8 Abraham of Naphtar 2 Abraham of Nathpar 1 ʾAḇrāhām Neptarāyā8


Sex: male9

Confession

  • Ch. of E. 1

Description

  1. In hagiography: Abraham of Naphtar was a monk and missionary from the region of Adiabene who wrote treatises on monasticism and treatises against heresy. He was commemorated at an eponymous monastery in the same region.

Works by Abraham of Naphtar in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature

Fathers (text) - ܐܒܗܬܐ   URI: http://syriaca.org/work/554

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Dates

  • Floruit: Late 6th - early 7th cent.1 or 500-6009

Deprecation

  1. : Barsoum and his translators transposed the pe and the tau on the name: ܐܰܒܪܳܗܡܳ ܢܰܦܬܪܝܐ
  2. : Barsoum and his translators transposed the pe and the tau on the name: ابرهيم النفتري Abraham of Naphtar ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܦܬܪܝܐ which have ids name321-3 name321-2 name321-4

Sources

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  • 1 J. W. Childers, " Abraham of Nathpar," in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage ( Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011) http://syriaca.org/bibl/25, entry: 16, pp: 9, : n° 43, : II, 80-83, : I, 37-39, BHO, 15, : OS 2 (1957), 337-50, : Scritti in onore di G. Furlani, Rome, 1957, RSO 32), 415-31, : 40 (2000), 439-60, Note: This inspired in 800 the .Note: in the 11th century .Note: and in the 12th century Marī ibn Sulaymān Sulayman (52 Arabic) who confused him with Abraham of Kashkar, .Note: one note, following some of his apophthegmata, published by the patriarch .Note: translation in French by .Note: Above all on the works .Note: also .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, pp: 139.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: 124.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: 145.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 ʿAbdishoʿ bar Brikha, Ktābā d-metqre margānitā d-ʿal šrārā da-kresṭyānutā, 2nd ed. ( Mosul: Mṭabbaʿtā ātoraytā d-ʿēdtā ʿattiqtā d-madnḥā, 1924) http://syriaca.org/bibl/6, pp: 77.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana ( Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728), pp: III:191.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 7 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: Abraham of Natpar.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca http://syriaca.org/bibl/649, entry: 334, 1008.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 9 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques ( Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004) http://syriaca.org/bibl/650, entry: 24.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 10 Thomas of Marga, Liber superiorum seu Historia Monastica ( Paris and Leipzig: Dicta de Sèvres; Harrassowitz, 1901), : II.17, Note: His life, which is lost today, was written in the seventh century by the monk Sawrīshō' Rustam .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic recordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 11 Alfred Baudrillart et al., Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques ( Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1912), : I, col. 177-78, s.v. 44.Abraham de Natfar.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 12 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] ( Roma: Città nuova, 1998), : I, 32-33.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 13 Jean Maurice Fiey, Assyrie chrétienne contribution à l'étude de l'histoire et de la géographie ecclésiastiques et monastiques du nord d'Iraq. ( Beyrouth, 1965), : I, 158-62, Note: On his monastery .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 14 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: 131-132.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 15 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta ( Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965) http://syriaca.org/bibl/641, section: 74.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 16 J.S. Assemani, De scriptoribus Syris orthodoxis, Bibliotheca orientalis Clementino-Vaticana vol. 1 ( Rome: Typis Sacræ Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719), pp: 463-64.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 17 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: 57.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 18 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature ( London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894) http://syriaca.org/bibl/639 https://archive.org/details/shorthistoryofsy00wrig, pp: 111-12.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 19 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: 38.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al., “ Abraham of Naphtar — ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܬܦܪܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/321.

Bibliography:

Saint-Laurent, Jeanne-Nicole et al., “ Abraham of Naphtar — ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܬܦܪܝܐ .” 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/321.

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Entry Title: Abraham of Naphtar — ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܬܦܪܝܐ

Publication Date: August 17, 2016

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  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson, Nathan P. Gibson, James E. Walters, Thomas A. Carlson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “ Abraham of Naphtar — ܐܒܪܗܡ ܢܬܦܪܝܐ

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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, 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, Arabic 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 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: 145.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: 124.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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