Yahbalaha III - ܝܗܒܐܠܗܐ ܬܠܝܬܝܐ (ca. 1245 - 1317)

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Identity

“Mar Yahbalaha III, an ethnic Uighur and a monk of the Ch. of E., was born in the vicinity of Khān Bālīq (Beijing).” 1

Names:

  • ܝܗܒܐܠܗܐ ܬܠܝܬܝܐ
  • Yahbalaha III
  • Yahbalaha III1
  • ܝܗܒܐܠܗܐ4
  • Yahballaha4
  • Ya(h)ḇallāhā4
  • Markos

Confession

  • Ch. of E. 1

Description

    In hagiography: Yahbalaha III is commemorated along with his travelling companion Rabban Sauma. Together they journeyed from Dadu on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem which opened to them paths of leadership and diplomacy within the Church of the East.

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Dates

  • Birth: ca. 12451
  • Death: 13171

Works Cited

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  • 1 J. P. Amar, "Yahbalaha III." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 429, 429.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Yahbalaha III.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 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: 325-326.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 4 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 689.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Yahbalaha III — ܝܗܒܐܠܗܐ ܬܠܝܬܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/810.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Yahbalaha III — ܝܗܒܐܠܗܐ ܬܠܝܬܝܐ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 1 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/810.

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Entry Title: Yahbalaha III — ܝܗܒܐܠܗܐ ܬܠܝܬܝܐ

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  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with viaf.org records by Alex Vawter
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  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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