Thomas of Harqel - ܬܐܘܡܐ ܚܪܩܠܝܐ (ca. 570 - 640)

http://syriaca.org/person/87 This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors

Identity

“Bp. of Mabbug (Hierapolis northeast of Aleppo) at the beginning of the 7th cent.; diplomat and Bible translator of excellent Greek education.” 1

Names:

  • ܬܐܘܡܐ ܚܪܩܠܝܐ4
  • ܬܳܐܘܡܰܐ ܚܰܪܩܶܠܳܝܐ4
  • توما الحرقلي3
  • Thomas e Harqel (Heraclea)7
  • Thomas of Ḥarqel
  • Thomas of Harkel2, 10
  • Thomas of Harqel
  • Tumo of Ḥarqel1

Confession

  • Syr. Orth. 1


Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Floruit: 6272
  • Birth: ca. 5701
  • Death: 6401


Works Cited

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  • 1 A. Juckel, "Tumo of Ḥarqel." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 418.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), entry: 82, pp: 317.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: 276.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: 302.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: Thomas of Harkel.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 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: 188-189.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 7 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 120.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 J.S. Assemani, De Scriptoribus Syris Monophysitis, Bibliotheca orientalis Clementino-Vaticana vol. 2 (Rome: Typis Sacræ Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719), pp: 90-95.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 9 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894), pp: 16 etc.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
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Relationships

Thomas of Harqel  Has relation to place (6)
Qenneshre (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܢܫܪܝܢ Names: QenneshrinQenneshrin MonasteryMonastery of Qenneshre"A W Syr monastery that in its heyday 6th 9th cent stood out as a center of Greek study in the Syriac speaking..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/230
Tarʿil (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܬܪܥܝܠܐ Names: Tarʿīl MonasteryTarilTar‘ilTarīl MonasteryTar‘īl MonasteryA monastery between Aleppo and the Euphrates .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/348
Mabbug (settlement) - ܡܒܘܓ Names: HierapolisManbijMembijMabugMambegA city between Aleppo and the Euphrates river .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/122
Aegyptus (province) - ܡܨܪܝܢ Names: EgyptThe Roman province of EgyptURI: http://syriaca.org/place/7
The Enaton (region) - ܐܢܛܘܢ"A monastic district southwest. of Alexandria (Egypt) on the coastal road to Cyrene (Libya) which flourished esp. in the 5th to 7th cent."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/473
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How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Thomas of Harqel — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܚܪܩܠܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/87.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Thomas of Harqel — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܚܪܩܠܝܐ .” 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/87.

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Entry Title: Thomas of Harqel — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܚܪܩܠܝܐ

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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
  • James E. Walters, David A. Michelson, Thomas A. Carlson, Nathan P. Gibson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “Thomas of Harqel — ܬܐܘܡܐ ܚܪܩܠܝܐ

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, 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, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • 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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