John the Almsgiver - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܪܚܡܢܐ (d. 619)

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Identity

John the Almsgiver was a Melkite patriarch of Alexandria who was celebrated for his generosity to the poor. His life was also translated into Syriac. He had a wife and two children.

Names:

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܪܚܡܢܐ1
  • John the Almsgiver
  • JEAN L'AUMÔNIER2
  • Jean l’Aumônier (résumé)1
  • Jean l’Aumônier, év. d’Alexandrie1
  • Yōḥanān mraḥmānā1
  • Yuḥanān Mraḥmānā

Sex: male2


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Dates

  • Death: 6192

Event

  • The saint is venerated on 11/12/2014. 2

Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1548, 126.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 239.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : IV, 303-35.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)., : 511.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Jules Baudot, Léon Chaussin and Benedictines, Vies des saints et des bienheureux selon l'ordre du calendrier: avec l'historique des fêtes (Paris: Librairie Letouzey et Ané, 1935)., : I, 23 January, 459-66.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 Almsgiver — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܪܚܡܢܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1308.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John the Almsgiver — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܪܚܡܢܐ .” 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/1308.

About this Entry

Entry Title: John the Almsgiver — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܪܚܡܢܐ

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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