ʿAbdelmasih - ܥܒܕܐܠܡܣܝܚ (d. 390)
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ʿAbdelmasiḥ was a Jewish shepherd boy (formally known as Aser) who lived near Sinjar in the Persian Empire. He converted to Christianity and pierced his ear to put on an earring, apparently the sign of slavery. He was martyred by his father.
- Abd al-Masih
- ABD AL-MASİḤ ('ABDA, CHRISTODULE)2
- Martyr 2
- The saint is venerated on Syr., hazir. 27 (BHO). 2
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- 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 9, 1948.
- 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 10.
- 3 Jean-Maurice Fiey, "Encore 'Abdulmasih de Singar." Le Muséon vol. 77 (1964)., : 205-23. Note: The primary texts (Syriac, Armenien, Arabic) and the studies are indicated in .
- 4 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum (Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970)., : I, 48-49.
- 5 Jean Maurice Fiey, "A travers l'hagiographie syriaque." Mélanges de l'Institut dominicain d'études orientales vol. 23 (1997)., : 461-62.
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Bibliography:Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “ʿAbdelmasih — ܥܒܕܐܠܡܣܝܚ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1102.
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