Jonah of Anbar - [ Syriac Not Available ] (sometime between 300 - 400)

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Identity

In hagiography: Jonah of Anbar (Yawnān Nūkhriṭā/the "Foreigner") was born Yuwanis in a noble family of the lineage of Constantine the Great. He became a disciple of Mar Awgin. He changed his name to Jonah. He journeyed to Jerusalem and Scetis. Mar Awgin sent him to the land of the Persians, and he founded the monastery at Peroz Shapur on the Euphrates.

Names:

  • Jonah of Anbar
  • Jonah of Anbar
  • Jonas d’Anbar2
  • YAWNĀN L'ETRANGER1
  • Yawnan the Foreigner

Sex: male1


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Dates

  • Floruit: 300-4001

Note

Yawnan died in his monastery in al-Anbar.

Works Cited

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  • 1 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 456.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1496.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum (Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890)., : I, 466-525.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 5 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910)., : 527-30.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 6 Addai Scher, Kitāb ašhar šuhadā' al-mašriq (Vies des saints martyrs d'Orient (Mossoul, 1900)., : II, 143-75.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 1354-55.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 8 Jean Maurice Fiey, "Diocèses syriens orientaux du Golfe persique." in F Graffin (ed.), (Louvain, 1969)., : 177-219.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Jonah of Anbar” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1511.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Jonah of Anbar.” 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/1511.

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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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