Acacius of Seleucia - ܐܩܩ (sometime between 450 - 500)   author


“Bp. of Seleucia-Ctesiphon and Cath. (484-495/6).” 1

Names: ܐܩܩ Acacius of Seleucia ܡܪܝ ܐܩܩ 6, 7 ܡܵܪܝ ܐܵܩܵܩ 2 Acacius1 Acacius1 Acacius (Aqaq) Katholikos6 Aqaq 1, 10


  • Ch. of E. 1

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  • Floruit: late 5th cent.1
  • Office: 484-495/6 1


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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, " Aqaq," in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage ( Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 27.Link to Bibliographic RecordLink to Bibliographic Record
  • 2 ʿAbdishoʿ bar Brikha, Ktābā d-metqre margānitā d-ʿal šrārā da-kresṭyānutā, 2nd ed. ( Mosul: Mṭabbaʿtā ātoraytā d-ʿēdtā ʿattiqtā d-madnḥā, 1924), pp: 69.Link to Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana ( Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728), pp: III:51.Link to Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity ( The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Aqaq, Acacius.Link to Bibliographic Record
  • 5 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: 109.Link to Bibliographic RecordLink to Bibliographic record
  • 6 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta ( Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 52.Link to Bibliographic Record
  • 7 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient ( : Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 51-52.Link to Bibliographic Record
  • 8 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature ( London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894), pp: 59-60.Link to Bibliographic RecordLink to Bibliographic record

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James E. Walters et al., “ Acacius of Seleucia — ܐܩܩ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


Walters, James E. et al., “ Acacius of Seleucia — ܐܩܩ .” 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., 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016.

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Entry Title: Acacius of Seleucia — ܐܩܩ

Publication Date: August 17, 2016

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