Elijah the Monk - ܐܠܝܐ (sometime between 525 - 575)

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“Author of the Life of Yuḥanon of Tella.” 1


  • ܐܠܝܐ
  • ܕܝܪܝܐ ܐܠܝܐ4
  • ܕܰܝܪܳܝܐ ܐܠܝܐ4
  • الراهب ايليا3
  • Elijah the Monk
  • Eliya1
  • Élie5
  • The Monk Elijah2


  • the Monk 2


  • Syr. Orth. 1

Works by Elijah the Monk in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature

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  • Floruit: mid-6th cent.1

Works Cited

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  • 5 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 338.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 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: 180.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 7 Sebastian Paul Brock, A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature, 2nd ed., rev. and enlarged , Mōrān ʾEthʾō, vol. 9 (Kottayam: St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 2008), pp: 36.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
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Elijah the Monk  Different from (3)
al-Rahib Elias - ܐܠܝܐܣ ܕܝܪܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 1860 - 1949) Names: al-Rāhib Elias"He was born in Shaqlāwa of the Sher family."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/700
Elijah I - ܐܠܝܐ ܩܕܡܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, d. 729) Names: Eliya IElijah IElijah I, PatriarchURI: http://syriaca.org/person/119
Elijah - ܐܠܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, late 8th/early 9th cent. ) Names: EliyaElijah of AntiochElias Episcopus"Author of a long letter in twelve sections addressed to his friend Leon of Ḥarran synkellos of the Chalcedonian bp of Ḥarran in..."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/945
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Elijah the Monk  Has relation to place (1)
Tella (settlement) - ܬܠܐ Names: ConstantinaTell MawzaltMawzanWayran ShahrViransehirA town east of Edessa and west of Mardin .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/200

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Elijah the Monk — ܐܠܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/63.


James E. Walters et al., “Elijah the Monk — ܐܠܝܐ .” 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/63.

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Entry Title: Elijah the Monk — ܐܠܝܐ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson, editors, A Guide to Syriac Authors
  • James E. Walters, David A. Michelson, Thomas A. Carlson, Nathan P. Gibson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “Elijah the Monk — ܐܠܝܐ

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  • 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, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • 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
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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