Sionita, Gabriel - ܓܒܪܐܝܠ ܨܗܝܘܢܝܐ (ca. 1577 - 1648) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


“Professor of Arabic and Syriac in Rome, Venice, and Paris. Syriac scholar.” 1


  • ܓܒܪܐܝܠ ܨܗܝܘܢܝܐ
  • Sionita, Gabriel
  • Gabriel Sionita1
  • al-Ṣahyūnī, Jibrāʾīl1

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  • Birth: ca. 15771
  • Death: 16481

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James E. Walters et al., “Sionita, Gabriel — ܓܒܪܐܝܠ ܨܗܝܘܢܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Sionita, Gabriel — ܓܒܪܐܝܠ ܨܗܝܘܢܝܐ .” 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 December 9, 2016.

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Entry Title: Sionita, Gabriel — ܓܒܪܐܝܠ ܨܗܝܘܢܝܐ

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