Simeon of Samosata - ܫܡܥܘܢ ܫܡܝܫܛܝܐ (sometime between 700 - 800) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors



  • ܫܡܥܘܢ ܫܡܝܫܛܝܐ
  • ܩܫܝܫܐ ܫܡܥܘܢ ܫܡܝܫܛܝܐ3
  • ܩܰܫܝܫܳܐ ܫܶܡܥܘܢ ܫܰܡܝܫܛܳܝܳܐ3
  • القس شمعون السميساطي2
  • Simeon of Samosata4
  • Presbyter Simon of Samosata1
  • Shemʿun of Samosata
  • Simeon of Samosata
  • Syméon de Samosate5


  • Presbyter 1

Works by Simeon of Samosata in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature

Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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  • Floruit: 8th century1

Works Cited

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  • 1 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: 112, pp: 351.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 306.Link to 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: 334.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Simeon of Samosata.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 869.Link to Bibliographic Record.
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Relationships  Has literary connection to place (2) records.
Amida (settlement) - ܐܡܝܕ Names: AmidDiyarbakırOmidDiyarbakirĀmidDiyārbakr"City in upper Mesopotamia."URI:  Different from (2) records.
Simeon of Samosata - ܫܡܥܘܢ ܫܡܝܫܛܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 4th century ) Names: Simon of Samosata Shemʿon of Samosata Shemon of SamosataShem‘on of SamosataSimeon of SamosataŠemʿôn von SamosataURI:

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James E. Walters et al., “Simeon of Samosata — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܫܡܝܫܛܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Simeon of Samosata — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܫܡܝܫܛܝܐ .” 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., 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016.

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Entry Title: Simeon of Samosata — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܫܡܝܫܛܝܐ

Additional Credit:

  • Editing, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • 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

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