Denha I, maphrian - ܕܢܚܐ (d. 659)

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Identity

Maphrian of Tagrit, successor and biographer of Marutha of Tagrit

Names:

  • ܕܢܚܐ4
  • Denha I, maphrian
  • ܕܢܚܐ ܩܕܡܝܐ ܡܦܪܝܢܐ ܕܬܓܪܝܬ3
  • ܕܢܚܳܐ ܩܰܕܡܳܝܐ ܡܰܦܪܝܳܢܐ ܕܬܰܓܪܺܝܬ3
  • دنحا الاول مفريان المشرق2
  • Denḥā
  • Denha
  • Denḥā4
  • DENḤA5
  • Denḥa
  • Denha I4
  • Denha de Tagrit4
  • Denḥa I, Maphrian
  • Denḥa I, Maphryono of the East1

Sex: male5

Office

  • Maphryono of the East 1

Description

    In hagiography: Denha I was a monk of the monastery of Mor Matay. He was a disciple of Marutha of Tagrit and the hagiographer of his life. He became the Maphrian of the Syrian Orthodox Church in the Sasanian empire in 649.

Works by Denha I, maphrian in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature



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Dates

  • Death: 6591, 5

Note

Barsaum, Lu 'lu '2 , 352.

Works Cited

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

  • 1 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: 92, pp: 325.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 283.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 309.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 475, 895.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 125.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 675.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 7 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: 245.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
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Relationships

Denha I, maphrian  Has relation to place (1)
Mor Matay (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܡܬܝ Names: Matthew Monasterymonastery of Mar MattayMār Mattai"Located on the Alfof Mountain known in Arabic as Jabal Maqlūb 35 km northeast of Mosul the monastery is mostly known by its..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/227

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Denha I, maphrian — ܕܢܚܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/97.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Denha I, maphrian — ܕܢܚܐ .” 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/97.

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Entry Title: Denha I, maphrian — ܕܢܚܐ

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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, “Denha I, maphrian — ܕܢܚܐ

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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