Nonnus of Nisibis - ܢܘܢܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ (d. after 861)

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Identity

Polemicist, scholar, and deacon.1

Names:

  • ܢܘܢܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ4
  • Nonnus of Nisibis
  • ܢܘܢܳܐ ܢܨܺܝܒܝܢܳܝܐ4
  • نونا النصيبيني3
  • Nonnus1
  • Nonnus of Nisibis5
  • Nonnus of Nisibin2
  • Nonos of Nisibis1

Confession

  • Syr. Orth. 1


Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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Dates

  • Death: after 8611


Works Cited

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  • 1 M. P. Penn, "Nonos of Nisibis." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 313.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), entry: 155, pp: 387.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 340.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 368.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Nonnus of Nisibis.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Anton Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur mit Ausschluß der christlich-palästinensischen Texte (Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag Dr. jur. Albert Ahn, 1922), pp: 277-278.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 7 Sebastian Paul Brock, A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature, 2nd ed., rev. and enlarged , Mōrān ʾEthʾō, vol. 9 (Kottayam: St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 2008), pp: 57.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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Relationships

Nonnus of Nisibis  Has literary connection to place (1) records.
Marga (diocese) - ܡܪܓܐ Names: MarjMargā (East Syrian diocese)Tellā and BarbellīURI: http://syriaca.org/place/457
Nonnus of Nisibis  Has relation to place (2) records.
Armenia (region) - ܐܪܡܢܝܐA mountainous region between the Caspian Sea and eastern Anatolia, south of Georgia and north of Kurdistan.URI: http://syriaca.org/place/576
Nisibis (settlement) - ܢܨܝܒܝܢ Names: NṣibinNusaybinṢobaNisibinṢōbā"City in Mesopotamia and important center of early Syriac Christianity."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/142

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Nonnus of Nisibis — ܢܘܢܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/156.

Bibliography:

James E. Walters et al., “Nonnus of Nisibis — ܢܘܢܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ .” In A Guide to Syriac Authors, edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 2 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/156.

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Entry Title: Nonnus of Nisibis — ܢܘܢܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ

Additional Credit:

  • Data from Macuch, Abuna, De Urbina, Duval, Assemani (vols. 1-2), Chabot, Wright, and Brock collected, verified, reconciled, and entered by Kristian Heal
  • German data entry by Samer Khader
  • Editing, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with viaf.org records by Alex Vawter
  • Editorial oversight for GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry, and proofreading by Christopher Johnson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry and proofreading by the Syriac Research Group, University of Alabama
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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