Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria - ܐܬܢܣܝܣ ܕܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ (ca. 296 - 373)

http://syriaca.org/person/354 This page is an entry in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints and A Guide to Syriac Authors

Identity

“Bp. of Alexandria and Greek author.” 1

Names:

  • ܐܬܢܣܝܣ ܕܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ5
  • Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria
  • ܐܬܐܢܐܣܝܘܣ8
  • ܐܬܐܢܣܝܘܣ ܕܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ6
  • ܐܬܢܐܣܝܘܣ ܕܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ4
  • ܐܬܢܣܝܘܣ8
  • ܐܰܬܰܐܢܰܣܝܳܘܣ ܕܰܐܠܟܶܣܰܢܕܪܺܝܰܐ6
  • ܐܰܬܰܢܰܐܣܺܝܘܣ ܕܰܐܠܟܣܰܢܕܪܝܰܐ4
  • ܐܵܬܵܢܵܣܝܼܣ ܕܐܵܠܸܟܣܲܢܕܪܝܼܵܐ5
  • اثناسيوس الاسكندري3
  • Athanase8
  • Athanase d’Alexandrie8
  • Athanasios
  • Athanasios9
  • Athanasius
  • Athanasius of Alexandria10
  • Athānāsīyōs
  • Athanase d’Alexandrie8
  • Athanasius of Alexandria1, 2, 10
  • ʾĀṯānāsīyōs8


Description

    In hagiography, Athanasius was widely commemorated as a champion of Nicene orthodoxy.

Works by Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature


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Dates

  • Birth: ca. 2961
  • Death: 3731
  • Office: 328 1


Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 S. P. Brock, "Athanasius of Alexandria." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 46-47.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), pp: 167.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), pp: 145.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), pp: 166.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), pp: 64.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana (Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728)., pp: III:19.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), entry: Athanasius of Alexandria.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 133, 465, 1326, 220, 649, 170, 550, 666, 856, 1195, 1301, 1303.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 9 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: 75, 81-82.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 10 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Athanasius of Alexandria.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria — ܐܬܢܣܝܣ ܕܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/354.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria — ܐܬܢܣܝܣ ܕܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ .” 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/354.

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Entry Title: Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria — ܐܬܢܣܝܣ ܕܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ

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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, “Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria — ܐܬܢܣܝܣ ܕܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ

Additional Credit:

  • 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 Mellon 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 Jean Maurice Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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