Bawai - [ Syriac Not Available ] (d. 484)

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Identity

In hagiography: Mar Bawai was commemorated as the Catholicos of the Church of the East from Tella. He was born a Zoroastrian and converted to Christianity through his encounter with a monk called Mar Abda from Qunni. He became a monk and was elected patriarch. His tenure was marked by the efforts of his rival Barsauma to "Nestorianize" the Church of the East. Bawai was killed, perhaps because Barsauma had accused him of being an enemy of the Sasanian empire.

Names:

  • Bawai
  • BĀWOÏ1

Sex: male1

Martyr

  • Martyr 1

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Dates

  • Death: 4841


Works Cited

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 84.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : II, 631-34.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)., : 126.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : II, 380-84.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Alfred Vacant et al. (eds.), Dictionnaire de théologie catholique, contenant l'exposé des doctrines de la théologie catholique, leurs preuves et leur histoire, (Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1903)., : XII, col. 175-76.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Stephen. Gero, Barsauma of Nisibis and Persian Christianity in the fifth century (Lovanii: In Aedibus E. Peeters, 1981)., : Louvain, 1981; CSCO 426, Subsidia 63) , 97-109.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Alfred Baudrillart et al., Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques (Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1912)., : VI col. 31.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Bawai” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1169.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Bawai.” 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/1169.

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