Paul of Nisibis - ܦܘܠܘܣ ܕܢܨܝܒܝܢ (d. 573 or 573)

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Identity

“Theologian, biblical commentator, and bp. of Nisibis, for which position he was selected in 544 by Cath. Mar Aba, his former teacher.” 1

Names:

  • ܦܘܠܘܣ ܕܢܨܝܒܝܢ6, 7
  • Paul of Nisibis
  • ܦܵܘܠܘܿܣ ܕܲܢܨܝܼܒܝܼܢ2
  • Paulus Nisibenus9
  • Paul of Nisibis
  • PAUL, métropolite de Nisibe5
  • Paul of Nisibis4
  • Pawlos of Nisibis1

Sex: male5

Confession

  • Ch. of E. 1

Description

    In hagiography: In hagiography: Paul of Nisibis was originally from Prat Maysan. He was a disciple of Mar Aba I who signed the synod of Joseph in 554. He was an intermediary between Khusro and Justinian and Justin II. He debated also with Henana of Adiabene over theology of the Church of the East.

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Dates

  • Death: 5731 or 5735


Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Pawlos of Nisibis." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 324.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 ʿAbdishoʿ bar Brikha, Ktābā d-metqre margānitā d-ʿal šrārā da-kresṭyānutā, 2nd ed. (Mosul: Mṭabbaʿtā ātoraytā d-ʿēdtā ʿattiqtā d-madnḥā, 1924), pp: 71.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana (Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728)., pp: III:87.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Paul of Nisibis.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 338.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Jean Maurice Fiey, Nisibe, métropole syriaque orientale et ses suffragants des origines à nos jours (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1977)., : 51-55.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 7 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 769-70.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 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: 120-121.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 9 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 58.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 10 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 52-53.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 11 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894), pp: 122.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Paul of Nisibis — ܦܘܠܘܣ ܕܢܨܝܒܝܢ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/673.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Paul of Nisibis — ܦܘܠܘܣ ܕܢܨܝܒܝܢ .” In A Guide to Syriac Authors, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, 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/673.

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Entry Title: Paul of Nisibis — ܦܘܠܘܣ ܕܢܨܝܒܝܢ

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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
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  • 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
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