Bassus - [ Syriac Not Available ] (not after 379)

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Identity

In hagiography: Bassus and his twin sister Suzanna were twin children of a Zoroastrian governor. They were informed about Christianity by a Christian slave. They were baptized by an ascetic named Longinus. They were killed by their father. A martyr named Stephen is also commemorated with them. At least one monastery commemorating Mar Bassus was founded near Apamea.

Names:

  • Bassus
  • Bassus2
  • BASSUS1

Sex: male1

Martyr

  • Martyr 1

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Dates

  • Floruit: 3791

Works Cited

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 83.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1776, 129, 130, 128, 1070, 1142, 2025.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : IV, 471-99.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 174-76.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Jean-Baptiste Chabot, La légende de Mar Bassus: martyr persan : suivie de l'histoire de la fondation de son couvent à Apamée: D'après un manuscrit de la Bibliothèque Nationale (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1893)., : (Paris, 1903), 72 pages, : III, 248-69. Note: reprinted in .Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 7 Alfred Baudrillart et al., Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques (Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1912)., : VI, col. 1283.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum (Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970)., : II, 968-69.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Jean Maurice Fiey, Nisibe, métropole syriaque orientale et ses suffragants des origines à nos jours (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1977)., : 167-70.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Bassus” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1167.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Bassus.” 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/1167.

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Entry Title: Bassus

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  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Data architecture and encoding by David A. Michelson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Editing by James E. Walters
  • 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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