Thomas of Edessa - ܬܐܘܡܐ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ (sometime between 525 - 575)

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Identity

“An E.-Syr. student of the Cath. Mar Aba I (d. 552) associated with the School of Nisibis .” 1

Names:

  • ܬܐܘܡܐ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ6, 7
  • Thomas of Edessa
  • ܬܐܘܿܡܵܐ ܐܘܼܪܗܵܝܵܐ2
  • Thomas Edessenus6
  • Thomas of Edessa
  • Thomas of Edessa4
  • Toma of Edessa1

Confession

  • Ch. of E. 1

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Dates

  • Floruit: mid-6th cent.1


Works Cited

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  • 1 A. H. Becker, "Toma of Edessa." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 416.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:86.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: Thomas of Edessa.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 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: 121-122.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 6 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 59.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 54.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 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 Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Thomas of Edessa — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/795.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Thomas of Edessa — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ .” 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/795.

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Entry Title: Thomas of Edessa — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ

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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
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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, Syriac name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • 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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