Jacob of Edessa - ܝܥܩܘܒ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ

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Bp. of Edessa (ca. 684–9, 708) and scholar.1

Names

  • ܝܥܩܘܒ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ
  • Jacob of Edessa
  • ܝܥܩܘܒ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ6, 7
  • ܝܲܥܩܘܿܒ ܐܘܼܪܗܵܝܵܐ5
  • ܡܪܝ ܝܥܩܘܒ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ4
  • ܡܳܪܝ ܝܰܥܩܘܒ ܕܐܘܪܗܳܝ4
  • مار يعقوب الرهاوي3
  • Jacobus Edessae13
  • Jacob of Edessa
  • JACQUES D'EDESSE9
  • Jacob of Edessa7
  • Jacques d’Édesse8
  • Jaʿqôb(h) von Edessa12
  • Mar Jacob of Edessa2
  • Yaʿqub of Edessa1
Sex: male9
Birth: ca. 6301
Death: 7081

Descriptions

In hagiography: Jacob of Edessa was commemorated as one of the greatest Syrian orthodox scholars and biblical commentators. He joined the monastery of Qenneshre, and he studied in Alexandria and Edessa. After he became Bishop of Edessa, he retired with two students to teach Greek at the convent of Eusebona, and then he wrote commentaries on scripture. He died at the monastery of Tell ʿAda.

Notes

Bp. of Edessa (ca. 684–9, 708) and scholar.1
Status: draft  Is this record complete?

Works Cited

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  • 1 A. G. Salvesen, "Yaʿqub of Edessa." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 432-433.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application 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), entry: 109, pp: 334.Link to The Srophe web application 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: 291.Link to The Srophe web application 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: 317.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 ʿAbdishoʿ bar Brikha, Ktābā d-metqre margānitā d-ʿal šrārā da-kresṭyānutā, 2nd ed. (Mosul: Mṭabbaʿtā ātoraytā d-ʿēdtā ʿattiqtā d-madnḥā, 1924), pp: 80.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana (Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728)., pp: III:229.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 7 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Jacob of Edessa.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 8 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491, 492, 493, 494, 495, 496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 502, 505, 506, 507, 508, 509, 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517, 518, 519, 520, 521, 522, 523, 524, 525, 526, 527, 528, 529, 530, 531, 532, 533, 534, 535, 536, 537, 538, 539, 540, 541, 542, 543, 544, 545, 547, 548, 549, 550, 551, 552, 553, 554, 555, 556, 559, 567, 568, 570, 571, 673, 1115.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 9 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 223.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 10 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 2nd. Ed. (Aleppo, 1956)., : 363-82.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 11 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 1019-20.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 12 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: 248-256.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 13 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 129.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 14 J.S. Assemani, De scriptoribus Syris orthodoxis, Bibliotheca orientalis Clementino-Vaticana vol. 1 (Rome: Typis Sacræ Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719), pp: 468-94.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 15 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 84-88.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 16 Sebastian Paul Brock, A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature, 2nd ed., rev. and enlarged , Mōrān ʾEthʾō, vol. 9 (Kottayam: St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 2008), pp: 49-50.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Jacob of Edessa — ܝܥܩܘܒ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ ” in , last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/113.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Jacob of Edessa — ܝܥܩܘܒ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ .” In , 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: The Syriac Reference Portal, 2016. Entry published December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/113.

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Entry Title: Jacob of Edessa — ܝܥܩܘܒ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ

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
  • 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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