Dayr al-Ṣalīb - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܨܠܝܒܐ

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Monastery and village in Ṭur ʿAbdin.1

Place Type: monastery

Brief Descriptions

  • ܒܶܝܬ ܙܰܐܙ ܠܚܰܣܢ ܟܺܐܦܐ ܒܛܘܪܥܰܒܕܝܢ. ܕܟܺܝܪ ܒܡܰܟܬܰܒܙܒ̈ܢܐ ܫܢܰܬ 775 ܗܘܳܐ ܟܘܽܪܣܝܳܐ ܠܐܶܦܺܝܣܩܘܦ̈ܐ ܕܚܰܐܚ 1089 - 1873 ܘܩܳܡ ܡܶܢܗ ܦܰܛܪܝܰܪܟܐ ܠܛܘܪܐ ܘܚܰܕ ܡܰܦܪܝܳܢܐ ܘܶܫܬܐ ܐܶܦܝܣܩܘ̈ܦܐ. ܘܰܒܡܶܨܥܳܝ̈ܬܳܐ ܕܕܳܪܐ ܕܰܥܒܰܪ ܗܘܳܐ ܩܪܝܬܳܐ ܙܥܘܪܬܐ. ܘܰܥܕܡܳܐ ܠܝܰܘܡܳܢ ܥܕܺܬܗ ܩܰܝܳܡܐ.3
  • بين زاز وحصن كيفا في طور عبدين ذكر في التاريخ سنة 775 وصار كرسيا لأساقفة حاح (1089-1873) ونشأ منه بطرك للطور ومفريان وستة اساقفة، وفي اواسط القرن الماضي امسى قرية صغيرة ولا تزال بيعته عامرة4
  • 466. al-Ṣalīb, Dayr1
  • between Zāz and Ḥiṣn Kifa in Tur ʿAbdin, was first mentioned in history in 775. It was the see of the bishops of Ḥaḥ from 1089 to 1873. One Patriarch of Tur ʿAbdin, a Maphryono and six bishops graduated from it. In the middle of the last century it became the site of a small village, but its church still exists.5

Corrigenda

    In Dolabani's translation of Barsoum's description ܥܕܺܬܗ should read ܥܺܕܬܗ.
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Works Cited

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  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 357-358.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 38, 117, 168, 279, 357–358 (with fig. 107), 419, maps: Map III.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: 547-548.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 511.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 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: 562.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

Names

  • ܕܝܪܐ ܕܨܠܝܒܐ
  • Dayr al-Ṣalīb2
  • ܕܰܝܪܐ ܕܰܨܠܝܒܐ3
  • دير الصليب4
  • Dayro da-Ṣlibo2
  • Monastery of Beth El2
  • Monastery of the Cross2, 5

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Dayr al-Ṣalīb — ܕܝܪܐ ܕܨܠܝܒܐ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified February 6, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/68.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Dayr al-Ṣalīb — ܕܝܪܐ ܕܨܠܝܒܐ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published February 6, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/68.

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