John the Arab - [ Syriac Not Available ] (sometime between 300 - 400)

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Identity

In hagiography: John the Arab was a monk who originally was from a rich family in Ḥirta. He studied at Nisibis, went to Mount Sinjar, and became a shepherd. He found a place on Mount Izla, and he performed many miracles. Many fought over his relics after his death, and a monastery was built over his remains near the monastery of Mar Awgin.

Names:

  • John the Arab
  • JEAN L'ARABE1
  • Jean l’Arabe (Tayoyo)2

Sex: male1


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Dates

  • Floruit: 300-4001

Works Cited

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 238.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1843.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Jean Maurice Fiey, Nisibe, métropole syriaque orientale et ses suffragants des origines à nos jours (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1977)., : 154-57.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 the Arab” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1307.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John the Arab.” 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/1307.

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Entry Title: John the Arab

Additional Credit:

  • 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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