Anthony the Qurayshite - [ Syriac Not Available ] (d. 799)

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Identity

In hagiography: Anthony the Qurayshite, born Ruhi, was a convert to Christianity from Islam, the nephew of Harun al-Rashid. He was martyred for refusing to return to Islam.

Names:

  • Anthony the Qurayshite
  • Antoine le Qurayshite
  • ANTOINE LE QURAYSHITE, martyr1

Sex: male1

Martyr

  • Martyr 1

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Dates

  • Death: 7991


Works Cited

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 44.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Jean Maurice Fiey, Chrétiens syriaques sous les Abbassides surtout à Bagdad, 749-1258, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 420 (Louvain, 1980), : 58.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 210-11.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Ignace Dick, "La Passion arabe de S. Antoine Ruwah, néo-martyr de Damas († 25 déc. 799)." Le Muséon vol. 74 (1961)., : 109-33. Note: Arabic passion: .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Sidney H. Griffith, "Julian Saba, 'Father of the Monks' of Syria." Journal of Early Christian Studies Journal of Early Christian Studies vol. 2 (1994). Note: Arabic passion: .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 S.H. Griffith, "The Arabic Account of 'Abd al-Masīḥ an-Naǧrānī al-Ghasānī." Le Muséon vol. 98 (1985)., : 331-74.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Anthony the Qurayshite” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1132.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Anthony the Qurayshite.” 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/1132.

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  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
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