Thomas of Germanicea - ܬܐܘܡܐ ܕܓܪܡܐܢܝܩܝ (d. 542)

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Identity

Thomas was a miaphysite Bishop of Marʿash (ancient Germanicea). He was in correspondence with Severus of Antioch and was banished to Egypt.

Names:

  • ܬܐܘܡܐ ܕܓܪܡܐܢܝܩܝ
  • Thomas of Germanicea
  • ܬܐܘܡܐ ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܕܓܪܡܐܢܝܩܝ3
  • ܬܳܐܘܡܳܐ ܐܶܦܝܣܩܘܦܳܐ ܕܓܰܪܡܰܐܢܝܩܝ3
  • توما اسقف جرمانيقي2
  • THOMAS4
  • Thomas of Germanicea
  • Thomas, bishop of Germanicia1
  • Tumo of Germanicea

Sex: male4

Office

  • bishop of Germanicia 1


Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Floruit: 5194
  • Death: 5421


Works Cited

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  • 1 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: 53, pp: 293.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 254.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 280.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 446.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Ernst Honigmann, Évêques et évêchés monophysites d'Asie antérieure au VIe siècle, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 127 Subsidia 2 (Louvain: L. Durbecq, 1951), : 73-74, with references.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 6 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 1306.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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Relationships

Thomas of Germanicea  Has literary connection to place (2)
Mardin (settlement) - ܡܪܕܝܢ Names: MardeMardīn"City in upper Mesopotamia and important center of Syriac Christianity especially for the Syr Orth Church as the city closest to Dayr al..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/130
Thomas of Germanicea  Died at (1)
Samosata (settlement) - ܫܡܝܫܛA town on the Euphrates northwest of Edessa .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/178
Thomas of Germanicea  Has relation to place (1)
Qenneshre (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܢܫܪܝܢ Names: QenneshrinQenneshrin MonasteryMonastery of Qenneshre"A W Syr monastery that in its heyday 6th 9th cent stood out as a center of Greek study in the Syriac speaking..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/230

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Thomas of Germanicea — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܕܓܪܡܐܢܝܩܝ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/57.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Thomas of Germanicea — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܕܓܪܡܐܢܝܩܝ .” 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/57.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Thomas of Germanicea — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܕܓܪܡܐܢܝܩܝ

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • 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, “Thomas of Germanicea — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܕܓܪܡܐܢܝܩܝ

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
  • Arabic name entry by Philemon Kirlles
  • 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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