Abu Bishr Matta b. Yunus - ܐܒܘ ܒܫܪ ܡܬܝ ܒܪ ܝܘܢܣ

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  • ܐܒܘ ܒܫܪ ܡܬܝ ܒܪ ܝܘܢܣ
  • Abu Bishr Matta b. Yunus
  • ܐܒܘ ܒܫܪ4
  • ܐܰܒܘ ܒܰܫܪ4
  • متى بن يونس ابو بشر3
  • Abū Bashr Mattā b. Yūnus
  • Abu Bishr Matta6
  • Abu Bishr Ibn Matta2
  • Abū Bishr Mattā b. Yūnus1
  • Abû Bašr Mattâ ibn Jûnas5


: The English translation of Barsoum's Scattered Pearls inserted "Ibn" before the author's name "Matta": Abu Bishr Ibn Matta

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: 50, 222, 429.Link 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: 405.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: 545.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: 45.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 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: 230.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 6 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Abu Bishr Matta.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

David A. Michelson et al., “Abu Bishr Matta b. Yunus — ܐܒܘ ܒܫܪ ܡܬܝ ܒܪ ܝܘܢܣ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1003.


David A. Michelson et al., “Abu Bishr Matta b. Yunus — ܐܒܘ ܒܫܪ ܡܬܝ ܒܪ ܝܘܢܣ .” 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/1003.

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Entry Title: Abu Bishr Matta b. Yunus — ܐܒܘ ܒܫܪ ܡܬܝ ܒܪ ܝܘܢܣ

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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, 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
  • Editing, Syriac name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Arabic name entry by Philemon Kirlles
  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with viaf.org records by Alex Vawter

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