Yoḥannan bar Penkaye - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܒܪ ܦܢܟܝ̈ܐ (660 - 733)

http://syriaca.org/person/821 This page is an entry in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints and A Guide to Syriac Authors

Identity

“Author of a summary history of the world.” 1

Names:

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܒܪ ܦܢܟܝ̈ܐ4, 6, 7
  • John bar Penkaye
  • Yoḥannan bar Penkaye1
  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܒܪ ܦܢܟ̈ܝܐ8
  • ܝܘܽܚܰܢܳܢ ܒܰܪ ܦܶܢܟܳܝ̈ܐ4
  • ܝܘܿܚܲܢܵܢ ܒܪ ܦܸܢܟܵܝܹ̈ܐ5
  • يوحنا ابن فنكائي3
  • 8
  • Ioannes bar Penkaje15
  • Iohannan
  • Jean bar Penkayé8
  • JEAN BAR PENKĀYÉ9
  • John Bar Penkaye (Phencaie)
  • Yōḥanān bar Penkāyē8
  • Yuḥanān bar Penkoyē
  • John bar Penkaye7
  • John Bar Phankaye2

Sex: male9

Confession

  • Ch. of E. 1

Description

    In hagiography: John Bar Penkaye was a monk of the convent of John of Kamul, southwest of Mount Gudi. He spent time with superior Sawrisho, whom he had healed from leprosy. His text Ris Mele treats the Muslim conquest.

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Dates

  • Floruit: late 7th cent.1
  • Birth: 6609
  • Death: 7339

Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 S. P. Brock, "Yoḥannan bar Penkaye." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 440.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), pp: 140.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 124.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 145.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 ʿAbdishoʿ bar Brikha, Ktābā d-metqre margānitā d-ʿal šrārā da-kresṭyānutā, 2nd ed. (Mosul: Mṭabbaʿtā ātoraytā d-ʿēdtā ʿattiqtā d-madnḥā, 1924), pp: 77.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana (Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728)., pp: III:189.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 7 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: John bar Penkaye.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 898, 1007, 1791.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 9 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 251.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 10 Ignatius Ephraem Rahmani, Studia Syriaca: seu collectio documentorum hactenus ineditorum ex codicibus Syriacis (In Monte Libano: In Seminario Scharfensi, 1904)., : I, 35-36.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 11 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 501-502.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 12 R. Beulay, "Précisions touchant l’identité et la biographie de Jean Saba de Dalyatha." Parole de l'Orient vol. 8 (1977-1978)., : 90-95.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 13 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 1113.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 14 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: 210-211.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 15 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 101.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 16 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 105.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 17 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: 47-48.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al., “John bar Penkaye — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܒܪ ܦܢܟܝ̈ܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/821.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent et al., “John bar Penkaye — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܒܪ ܦܢܟܝ̈ܐ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, 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/821.

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Entry Title: John bar Penkaye — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܒܪ ܦܢܟܝ̈ܐ

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson, and Nathan P. Gibson, editors, Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson, Nathan P. Gibson, James E. Walters, Thomas A. Carlson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “John bar Penkaye — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܒܪ ܦܢܟܝ̈ܐ

Additional Credit:

  • 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, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent
  • Editing, document design, data architecture, encoding, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts, addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH, matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, data merging, 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, Arabic name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • 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
  • Entries adapted from the work of J. M. Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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