Simeon - ܫܡܥܘܢ ܕܙܝ̈ܬܐ

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Simeon was the Bishop of Ḥarran. He was also known as “Simeon of the Olives.” He was born in Ṭur ʿAbdin and had been a student in the monastery of Qartmin. He was a great builder of churches and monasteries, and assisted Muslims in Nisibis by helping them build a mosque.

Names

  • ܫܡܥܘܢ ܕܙܝ̈ܬܐ1
  • Simeon
  • Šemʾōn d-Zaytē1
  • Shemʿun d-Zaytē
  • SIMÉON2
  • Syméon des Olives1
Sex: male2
Birth: 6552
Death: 7342

Notes

Simeon was the Bishop of Ḥarran. He was also known as “Simeon of the Olives.” He was born in Ṭur ʿAbdin and had been a student in the monastery of Qartmin. He was a great builder of churches and monasteries, and assisted Muslims in Nisibis by helping them build a mosque.
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Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1864.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 412.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Barsaum, Revue patriarcale , issue: 2, : [1934], 34-37.
  • 4 Sebastian P Brock, "The Fenqitho of the Monastery of Mar Gabriel in Ṭūr ‘Abdīn." Ostkirchliche Studien vol. 28 (1979)., : 174-79.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Andrew Palmer, Monk and Mason on the Tigris Frontier (Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990)., : 159-65, references 256.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 6 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 1026-27, Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Simeon — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܕܙܝ̈ܬܐ ” in , last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1473.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Simeon — ܫܡܥܘܢ ܕܙܝ̈ܬܐ .” In , 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: The Syriac Reference Portal, 2016. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1473.

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  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
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