Constantine, bishop of Edessa - ܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ (d. 735)

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Identity

Constantine, bishop of Edessa was one of the most noted disciples of Jacob of Edessa with whom he was a monk at the Monastery of Eusebona. He held the office of bishop in several dioceses including, Emesa and, after the death of Jacob, Edessa. He also participated in the synod held at Manazgirt in 726.1

Names:

  • ܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ
  • Constantine, bishop of Edessa
  • ܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ3
  • ܩܘܣܛܰܢܛܝܢ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܐܘܪܗܳܝ3
  • قسطنطين مطران الرها2
  • CONSTANTIN4
  • Constantine of Edessa
  • Athanasius6
  • Constantine of Edessa
  • Constantine, bishop of Edessa1

Sex: male4

Office

  • Bishop of Edessa 1

Description

In hagiography: Constantine was a Bishop of Edessa who may be commemorated in the martyrology of Rabban Saliba.4

Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Floruit: 7344
  • Death: 7351


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: 126, pp: 360.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 314.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 342.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 99.2.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 569.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 6 Paul Peeters, "Le martyrologe de Rabban Ṣalība." Analecta Bollandiana vol. 27 (1908).Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
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Relationships

Constantine, bishop of Edessa  Different from (3) records.
Constantine, bishop of Edessa - ܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ (Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saintssaint, 600 ) Names: ConstantinIn hagiography: Constantine was a seventh-century bishop of Edessa who may be the Constantine commemorated by Rabban Saliba .URI: http://syriaca.org/person/1839
Constantine, bishop of Edessa - ܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ (Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saintssaint, 845 ) Names: ConstantinIn hagiography: Constantine was a ninth-century bishop of Edessa who may be the Constantine commemorated by Rabban Saliba .URI: http://syriaca.org/person/1840
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Constantine, bishop of Edessa  Has relation to place (4) records.
Emesa (settlement) - ܚܡܨ Names: ḤimṣḤomṣHoms"City in Syria."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/215
Edessa (settlement) - ܐܘܪܗܝ Names: UrfaAdmeAntiochia KallirhoeUrhayA city of Mesopotamia , the capital of the ancient kingdom of Osrhoene , modern Urfa.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/78
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Constantine, bishop of Edessa — ܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/126.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Constantine, bishop of Edessa — ܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢ ܕܐܘܪܗܝ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, 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, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/126.

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Entry Title: Constantine, bishop of Edessa — ܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢ 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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