Simeon bar Sabbaʿe - ܫܡܥܘܢ ܒܪ ܨܒܥ̈ܐ (d. 341 or 344)

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Identity

“Bp. of Seleucia-Ctesiphon and martyr. Shemʿon was probably the immediate successor of Papa bar ʿAggai (d. between 327 and 335), but nothing is known about his tenure as bp. prior to his arrest.” 1

Names:

  • ܫܡܥܘܢ ܒܪ ܨܒܥ̈ܐ4, 6, 7
  • Simeon bar Sabbaʿe
  • ܫܶܡܥܘܢ ܒܰܪ ܨܰܒܳܥ̈ܐ4
  • ܫܸܡܥܘܿܢ ܒܲܪ ܨܲܒܵܥܹ̈ܐ5
  • شمعون برصبَّاعي3
  • Šemʾōn Bar Sabāʾē8
  • Simeon bar Sabba'e
  • Simeon bar Sabbaʿe
  • SIMÉON BAR SABBĀ'É9
  • Symeon bar Sabba'e
  • Syméon bar Sabbaé8
  • Syméon bar Sabba‘é8
  • Patriarch Šemʿôn bar Ṣabbàʿē21
  • Shemʿon bar Ṣabbaʿe1
  • Simeon bar Sabbaʿe7
  • Simon bar Ṣabbaʿe
  • Simon Bar Ṣabba‛i2

Sex: male9

Confession

  • Ch. of E. 1

Martyr

  • Martyr 9

Description

In hagiography: Simeon bar Sabbaʿe is commemorated as bishop of Seleucia-Ctesiphon and one of the earliest and most famous of the Persian Martyrs. He was from Susa and was the archdeacon of Catholicos Papa bar ʿAggai whom he succeeded in 329. He was imprisoned at Karka d-Ledan and was decapitated.

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Dates

  • Death: 341 or 3441

Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Shemʿon bar Ṣabbaʿe." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 373-374.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
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  • 8 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1583, 43, 1074, 1258, 42.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 9 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 421.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 10 Michael Kmosko, "ܡܳܪܝ ܫܶܡܥܘܽܢ ܒܰܪ ܨܰܒܳܥ̈ܶܐ." in R. Graffin et al. (eds.), ܡܰܠܦܳܢܘܽܬܳܐ ܕܐܰܒܳܗ̈ܳܬܳܐ ܣܘܽܪ̈ܝܳܝܶܐ vol. 2.1: Ab initiis usque ad annum 350 (1907)., : 1.2, 661-1054.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic recordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 11 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : II, 123-30.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 12 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 1117-19 and 278.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 13 Stefano Evodio Assemani, Acta Sanctorum Martyrum Orientalium et Occidentalium vol. 1 (Typis Josephi Collini, 1748)., : I, 10.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 14 F. LaGrange, Actes Des Martyrs d'Orient (1852)., : 35-57.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 15 Henri Leclercq, Les martyrs; recuiel de pièces sur les martyrs depuis les origines du christianisme jusqu'au XXe siècle; (Paris: H. Oudin, 1902)., : III, 145-62.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 16 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : I, 193-234.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 17 Jules Baudot, Léon Chaussin and Benedictines, Vies des saints et des bienheureux selon l'ordre du calendrier: avec l'historique des fêtes (Paris: Librairie Letouzey et Ané, 1935)., : IV, 21 April, 521-27.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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  • 19 G Wiessner, Zur Märtyrerüberlieferung aus des Christenverfolgung Schapurs (Göttingen, 1967)., : 40-94.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 20 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum (Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970)., : XI, 1097-1100.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 21 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: 30.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 22 Rubens Duval, La littérature syriaque, Troisième Edition , Anciennes littératures chrétiennes, vol. 2; Bibliothèque de l'enseignement de l'histoire ecclésiastique (Paris: Librairie Victor Lecoffre, 1907), pp: 123.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
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  • 24 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894), pp: 30-31.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Simeon bar Sabbaʿe — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܒܪ ܨܒܥ̈ܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/9.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Simeon bar Sabbaʿe — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܒܪ ܨܒܥ̈ܐ .” 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 December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/9.

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Entry Title: Simeon bar Sabbaʿe — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܒܪ ܨܒܥ̈ܐ

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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, Thomas A. Carlson, and Kristian Heal, entry contributors, “Simeon bar Sabbaʿe — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܒܪ ܨܒܥ̈ܐ

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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