John of Dailam - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܝܠܘܡܝܐ (d. 738)

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Identity

“Monk and missionary.” 1

Names:

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܝܠܘܡܝܐ6, 7
  • John of Dailam
  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܝܠܡܝܐ5
  • ܝܘܿܚܲܢܵܢ ܕܝܼܠܘܿܡܵܝܵܐ2
  • Jean de Daylam5
  • JEAN DE DAYLAM6
  • John of Dailam
  • John of Daylam
  • Yōḥanān Daylāmāyā5
  • Yuḥanān Daylāmāyā
  • John of Dailam4
  • Yoḥannan of Dailam1

Sex: male6

Confession

  • Ch. of E. 1

Description

    In hagiography: John of Daylam was a monk from the region of Ḥadita who converted many pagans and even travelled to Damascus and Jerusalem, where he met Caliph ʿAbd Al- Malik. He built a monastery for Persian monks in the region of ʿArragan.

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Dates

  • Death: 7381, 6

Works Cited

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  • 1 S. P. Brock, "Yoḥannan of Dailam." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 441.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: 77.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana (Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728)., pp: III:182.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: John of Dailam.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 885, 1251, 2021.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 243.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Īšō‘dnāḥ de al-Baṣra, Le livre de la chasteté (Rome, 1896)., : n° 105 et 117, : II. 23.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic recordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 8 J. M. Fiey, "Jean de Dailam et l’imbroglio de ses fondations." Proche-Orient chrétien vol. 10 (1960)., : 195-211.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 9 Sebastian P Brock, "A Syriac life of John of Dailam." Parole de l'Orient vol. 10 (1981)., : 123-89.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 10 Werner Sundermann, Ein Bruchstück einer soghdischen Kirchengeschichte aus Zentralasien? (Budapest, 1976)., : 24 (1976), 95-101.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 11 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 1125-26.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 12 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: 211.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Dailam — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܝܠܘܡܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/825.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Dailam — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܝܠܘܡܝܐ .” 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/825.

About this Entry

Entry Title: John of Dailam — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܝܠܘܡܝܐ

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 of Dailam — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܝܠܘܡܝܐ

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 Mellon 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, 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 Jean Maurice Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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