Awgin - ܡܪܝ ܐܘܓܝܢ (active 4th - early 5th cent. or 300-400)

http://syriaca.org/person/356 This page is an entry in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints and A Guide to Syriac Authors

Identity

“Mar Awgen is the traditional founder of monasticism in Mesopotamia.” 1

Names:

  • ܡܪܝ ܐܘܓܝܢ
  • Awgin
  • ܐܘܓܝܢ6
  • ܐܘܓܝܢ ܐܝܓܘܦܛܝ4
  • ܐܰܘܓܺܝܢ ܐܺܝܓܘܽܦܛܳܝ4
  • اوجين القبطي3
  • Awgēn
  • AWGIN (EUGÈNE)7
  • Eugène6
  • Eugène (Awgen)6
  • Mar Awgen5
  • Awgen, Mar1
  • Eugene the Copt2
  • Eugene, Mar
  • ʾAwgēn6


Description

    In hagiography:
    In hagiography: Awgin (Eugene) was the father of the monks of Mesopotamia who came from Egypt in the fourth century with a group of disciples, including Aha and John, that established monasteries in Mesopotamia.

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Dates

  • Floruit: 4th - early 5th cent.1 or 300-4007

Works Cited

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

  • 1 E. G. Mathews, Jr, "Awgen, Mar." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 48.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: 169.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: 147.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: 168.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Mar Awgen.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1585, 1586, 87, 1336, 89, 1044, 1585, 1586, 87, 1336, 89, 1044.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 60.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : III, 376-480.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 120-23.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 10 Thomas of Marga, The Syriac Text, Introduction etc., E.A. Wallis Budge, The Book of Governors: The Historia Monastica of Thomas, Bishop of Margâ A. D. 840 vol. 1 (London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & co., ltd., 1893), : I, cxxx-cxxxi. Note: List of his disciples (of which some of them, like John bar Kaldūn, were made in the tenth century) in .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 11 Alfred Baudrillart et al., Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques (Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1912)., : XV, col. 1359-60, s.v. Eugene.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 12 J.-M. Fiey, "Aonès, Awun et Awgin (Eugène). Aux origines du monachisme mésopotamien." Analecta Bollandiana vol. 80 (1962)., : 52-81.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 13 Jean Maurice Fiey, Jalons pour une histoire de l'Église en Iraq (Louvain, 1970)., : 100-11.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 14 Jean Maurice Fiey, Nisibe, métropole syriaque orientale et ses suffragants des origines à nos jours (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1977)., : 134-41, 194-204.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 15 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 325-26.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 16 Nicholas Sims-Williams, EUGENIUS IX, Fasc 1 (2012)., : IX (1999), 64.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 17 Florence Jullien, "Aux sources du monachisme oriental: Abraham de Kashkar et le développement de la légende de Mar Awgin." Revue de l’histoire des religions vol. 225 (2008).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 18 Amir Harrak, "Tales about Sennacherib: The Contribution of the Syriac Sources." in P. M. Michèle Daviau et al. (eds.), The world of the Aramaeans. III. III., Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, vol. 326 (Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001)Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 19 Nicholas Sims-Williams, "Dādišo‘ Qatrāyā’s Commentary on the Paradise of the Fathers." in Dadišoʻ Qaṭrāyā's commentary on the Paradise of the fathers vol. 1-2 , Analecta Bollandiana, vol. 112 (Bruxelles: Société des hollandistes, 1994)Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 20 Adam Howard Becker, "Polishing the Mirror: Some Thoughts on Syriac Sources and Early Judaism." in Raʻanan S Boustan et al. (eds.), Envisioning Judaism: studies in honor of Peter Schäfer on the occasion of his seventieth birthday (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 21 Werner Sundermann, "Ein soghdisches Fragment der Mār Eugen-Legende." in Mehmet Ölmez and Simone-Christiane Raschmann (eds.), Splitter aus der Gegend von Turfan. Festschrift für Peter Zieme anlässlich seines 60. Geburtstags (Istambul, 2002).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Awgin — ܡܪܝ ܐܘܓܝܢ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/356.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Awgin — ܡܪܝ ܐܘܓܝܢ .” 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/356.

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Entry Title: Awgin — ܡܪܝ ܐܘܓܝܢ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson, and Nathan P. Gibson, editors, Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson, Nathan P. Gibson, James E. Walters, and Thomas A. Carlson, entry contributors, “Awgin — ܡܪܝ ܐܘܓܝܢ

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  • 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, 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
  • Editing, Syriac name entry, Arabic name entry, 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
  • 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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