Jacob the Notary - ܝܥܩܘܒ ܢܘܛܪܐ (d. 422)

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Identity

Jacob the notary was of Greek origin, but he became the secretary for the Persian shah. He was forced into hard labor for refusing to abjure his Christian faith. He was cut up little by little, his fingers, hands, feet, and finally head. His relics were collected by Christians.

Names:

  • ܝܥܩܘܒ ܢܘܛܪܐ1
  • Jacob the Notary
  • Jacques le notaire1
  • JACQUES LE NOTAIRE2
  • Yaʾqōḇ nōṭārā1
  • Yaʿqōb Noṭaro

Sex: male2

Martyr

  • Martyr 2

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Dates

  • Death: 4222

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 115.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 225.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : IV, 189-200.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)., : 412.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, 318-25.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 6 P Devos, "Abgar: hagiographe perse méconnu (début du Ve siècle)." Analecta Bollandiana vol. 83 (1965)., : 314-21.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Pontificia Università lateranense and Istituto Giovanni XXIII, Bibliotheca sanctorum (Roma: Istituto Giovanni XXIII nella Pontificia Università lateranense, 1961-1970)., : VI, 418-19.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 Jean Maurice Fiey, "A travers l'hagiographie syriaque." Mélanges de l'Institut dominicain d'études orientales vol. 23 (1997)., : 460-61.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
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Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Jacob the Notary — ܝܥܩܘܒ ܢܘܛܪܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1297.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Jacob the Notary — ܝܥܩܘܒ ܢܘܛܪܐ .” 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/1297.

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  • Entries adapted from the work of Jean Maurice Fiey
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  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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