Leo of Harran - ܠܐܘܢ ܕܚܪܢ (sometime between 750 - 850)

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Identity

“Melkite theologian and synkellos to the bp. of Ḥarran in the late 8th or early 9th cent.” 1

Names:

  • ܠܐܘܢ ܕܚܪܢ
  • Leo of Harran
  • ܠܢܙܘܢ ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܡܠܟܝܐ ܕܚܪܢ4
  • ܠܰܢܙܘܢ ܐܶܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܡܰܠܟܳܝܐ ܕܚܳܪܳܢ4
  • لاون اسقف حرَّان الملكي3
  • Leo of Harran5
  • Leon of Ḥarran1
  • Leo, the Malkite bishop of Ḥarran2

Office

  • the Malkite bishop of Ḥarran 2

Confession

  • Melk. 1

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Dates

  • Floruit: late 8th or early 9th cent.1

Deprecation

  1. : Dolabani's Syriac typesetter evidently misread ܠܰܢܙܘܢ instead of ܠܰܝܐܘܢ: ܠܢܙܘܢ ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܡܠܟܝܐ ܕܚܪܢ ܠܰܢܙܘܢ ܐܶܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܡܰܠܟܳܝܐ ܕܚܳܪܳܢ

Works Cited

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  • 1 U. Possekel, "Leon of Ḥarran." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 247, 247.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: 352-353.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: 308.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: 335.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: Leo of Harran.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Leo of Harran — ܠܐܘܢ ܕܚܪܢ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/596.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Leo of Harran — ܠܐܘܢ ܕܚܪܢ .” 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. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/596.

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