al-Rahib, Elias - ܐܠܝܐܣ ܕܝܪܝܐ (1860 - 1949) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


“He was born in Shaqlāwa of the Sher family.” 1


  • ܐܠܝܐܣ ܕܝܪܝܐ
  • al-Rahib, Elias
  • al-Rāhib, Elias1


  • Chald. 1

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  • Birth: 18601
  • Death: 19491

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  • 1 G. A. Kiraz, "al-Rāhib, Elias." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 349, 349.Link to Bibliographic RecordLink to Bibliographic Record
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James E. Walters et al., “al-Rahib, Elias — ܐܠܝܐܣ ܕܝܪܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “al-Rahib, Elias — ܐܠܝܐܣ ܕܝܪܝܐ .” 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., 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016.

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Entry Title: al-Rahib, Elias — ܐܠܝܐܣ ܕܝܪܝܐ

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