Macarius - ܡܩܪܝܣ (d. 390)

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Identity

Māqārīs (Macarius) the Elder was an ascetic who came into the Syriac tradition via ʿEnanishoʿ's Syriac translation of the Paradise of the Fathers [http://syriaca.org/work/403] by Palladius.

Names:

  • ܡܩܪܝܣ1
  • ANBA MACAIRE2
  • Anba Macarius
  • Macaire1
  • Macaire l’Égyptien1
  • Macarius
  • Macarius the Egyptian
  • Macarius the Great
  • Māqārīs
  • Māqārīs1

Sex: male2


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Dates

  • Death: 3902

Disambiguation

with Palladius.

Note

Fiey provides the following bibliographic citations: BS, VIII, 410-17 (J.-M. Sauget).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: 200, 293, 135, 295, 1639, 202, 437.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 279.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 J.-M. Sauget, BS , : VIII, 410-17.
Status: deprecated
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Macarius — ܡܩܪܝܣ [deprecated]” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified May 4, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1345.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Macarius — ܡܩܪܝܣ [deprecated].” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published May 4, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1345.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Macarius — ܡܩܪܝܣ [deprecated]

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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