John of Tella - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܬܠܐ (482 - 538)

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Identity

“Bp. of Tella (d-Mawzlat) 519–21.” 1

Names:

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܬܠܐ
  • John of Tella
  • ܝܘܚܢܢ6
  • ܡܪܝ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܬܠܐ4
  • ܡܳܪܝ ܝܘܚܰܢܢ ܕܬܶܠܐ4
  • مار يوحنا التلي3
  • Ioannes (Johannan) Bar Kursos ep. Tellae15
  • Jean de Tella6
  • JEAN, ÉVÊQUE DE TELLA7
  • John
  • John bar Kursos of Tella
  • Yōḥanān6
  • Yuḥanān
  • Yuḥanon bar Qursos1
  • John of Tella2, 10
  • Yuḥanon of Tella1

Sex: male7

Confession

  • Syr. Orth. 1

Description

    In hagiography: John of Tella was commemorated as an ascetic and Bishop of Tella (d-Mawzlat) who had to flee his see on account of the aggression of the Chalcedonians. Alongside Jacob Baradaeus, he is remembered for ordaining Miaphysite clergy during this time of persecution.

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Dates

  • Birth: 4821
  • Death: 5381, 7
  • Office: 519-21 1, 7

Works Cited

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

  • 1 V. Menze, "Yuḥanon of Tella." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 447-448.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), entry: 46, pp: 274.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: 236.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: 263.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: John of Tella.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 338, 607.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 233.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 François Nau, "Littérature canonique syriaque inédite." Revue de l'Orient chrétien vol. 14 (1909)., : 1-30.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 9 Arthur Vööbus, Syrische Kanonessammlungen: ein Beitrag zur Quellenkunde 1 1,B 1 1,B (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1970)., : 156, 263, 334, 488. From the same documents, 55-61.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 10 E. W Brooks (ed.), Vitae virorum apud monophysitas celeberrimorum [Translation] vol. 2 , Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 8 (Paris: E Typographeo Reipublicae, 1907), : 21-60.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 11 Jean de Ephèse, "Lives of the Eastern Saints I." Patrologia Orientalis vol. 17.1 (1923)., : XVIII.4 (1924), 311-24 n° 24.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic recordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 12 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 2nd. Ed. (Aleppo, 1956)., : 294-96.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 13 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 1187.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), pp: 174.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), section: 110.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 16 J.S. Assemani, De Scriptoribus Syris Monophysitis, Bibliotheca orientalis Clementino-Vaticana vol. 2 (Rome: Typis Sacræ Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719), pp: 54.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), pp: 70-71.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 18 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894), pp: 81-83.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
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Relationships

John of Tella  Died at (1)
Antioch (region) - ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐThe region around the city of Antioch .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/995
John of Tella  Born at (1)
Kallinikos (settlement) - ܩܐܠܘܢܝܩܝ Names: Raqqaʿal-RaqqaʿCallinicumal-RaqqaCallinicusRaqqaRaqqa‘al-Raqqaal-Raqqa‘A city on the Euphrates where the Daiṣan enters it.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/109
John of Tella  Has relation to place (6)
Mar Zakkay (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܙܟܝ Names: Zakka Monasterymonastery of Mar ZakkayTell Bi'aA monastery near Kallinikos .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/356
Sinjar (settlement) - ܫܝܓܪ Names: ShiggarSingaraSingarSinjārA town west of Mosul and east of Mount Sinjar .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/184
Persia (region) - ܐܬܪ̈ܘܬܐ ܕܦܪܣ Names: IranA large plateau region stretching from the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/526
Reshʿayna (settlement) - ܪܝܫ ܥܝܢܐ Names: TheodosiopolisRaʾs al-ʿAynCeylanpınarResülaynRish ʿAynaReshaynaResh‘aynaRaʾs al-AynRaʾs al-‘AynRish AynaRish ‘AynaResh AynaResh ‘AynaRaʾs al-AynRaʾs al-’AynRaʾs al-AynRaʾs al-AynRaʾs al-‘AynRaʾs al-‘Ayn"City on the Khabur located in the eastern part of ancient Osrhoene and today straddling the Turkish Syrian border the Syrian part now..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/172
Antioch (settlement) - ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ Names: Antakya"City in the historical region of Syria (today in Turkey)."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/10
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Tella — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܬܠܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/50.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Tella — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܬܠܐ .” 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/50.

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Entry Title: John of Tella — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܬܠܐ

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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, Thomas A. Carlson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “John of Tella — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܬܠܐ

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, 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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