John bar ʿAbdun - [ Syriac Not Available ] (d. 1033)

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Identity

In hagiography: John Bar ʿAbdun was Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox church, and he had a life fraught with difficulty. He was accused of attracting Chalcedonians to the Syrian Orthodox, and he was brought to Constantinople to be condemned by the Chalcedonians. He was slapped in the church of Hagia Sophia by the Melkite Bishop John of Melitene. He died in exile in Thrace and was honored as a martyr by the Syrian Orthodox.

Names:

  • John bar ʿAbdun
  • JEAN BĀR 'ABDŪN1

Sex: male1


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Dates

  • Death: 10331
  • Floruit: 1004-10331


Works Cited

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 236.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Gilbert Dagron, Minorités ethniques et religieuses dans l'Orient byzantin à la fin du Xe siècle et au XIe siècle l'immigration syrienne (Paris: E. De Boccard, 1976)., : 6 (1976), 177-210.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, llll-12.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John bar ʿAbdun” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1306.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John bar ʿAbdun.” 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/1306.

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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
  • 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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