Julian Saba - ܝܘܠܝܢܐ ܣܒܐ (d. 377)

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Identity

“An ascetic living in the region of Edessa.” 1

Names:

  • ܝܘܠܝܢܐ ܣܒܐ4
  • Julian Saba
  • ܝܘܠܝܢܐ ܣܒܐ6
  • ܝܘܽܠܝܰܢܐ ܣܳܒܐ4
  • يوليان الشيخ3
  • Julian Saba1
  • Julien Saba6
  • JULIEN SĀBĀ7
  • Yōlyānā Sāḇā6
  • Yōlyānē Sobo
  • Julian Saba5
  • Julian Sobo2
  • Yulyana Saba1

Sex: male7


Description

    In hagiography: Julian Saba lived near Edessa and practiced extreme asceticism. He had many disciples, and he fought against the Arians for the case of orthodoxy in Antioch.

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Dates

  • Death: 3771, 7

Event

  • The saint is venerated on June 9th. 7

Attestations


Works Cited

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  • 1 S. P. Brock, "Yulyana Saba." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 448.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: 232.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: 300.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: 222.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Julian Saba.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 164, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 378, 379, 380, 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 1346, 1413.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 265.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : VI, 380-404.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 553.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 10 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : II, 33-41.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 11 Arthur Vööbus, History of asceticism in the Syrian Orient: a contribution to the history of culture in the Near East (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1958)., : II, 42-51.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 12 Sidney H. Griffith, "Julian Saba, 'Father of the Monks' of Syria." Journal of Early Christian Studies Journal of Early Christian Studies vol. 2 (1994)., : 2 (1994), 185- 216.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 13 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum (Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970)., : VI, 1226.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Julian Saba — ܝܘܠܝܢܐ ܣܒܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/834.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Julian Saba — ܝܘܠܝܢܐ ܣܒܐ .” 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/834.

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Entry Title: Julian Saba — ܝܘܠܝܢܐ ܣܒܐ

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  • 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, and Thomas A. Carlson, entry contributors, “Julian Saba — ܝܘܠܝܢܐ ܣܒܐ

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

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