Zʿura of Nisibis - ܙܘܪܥܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ (sometime between 750 - 1050)

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  • ܙܘܪܥܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ
  • Zʿura of Nisibis
  • ܙܘܪܥܐ ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ3
  • ܙܘܪܥܳܐ ܡܫܰܡܫܳܢܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܳܝܐ3
  • الشماس زُرعة النصيبيني2
  • Deacon Zur‛a of Nisibin1
  • Zurʿo of Nisibis


  • Deacon 1

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  • Floruit: 9th/10th cent.?1

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  • 1 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: 169, pp: 396.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 348.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 377.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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James E. Walters et al., “Zʿura of Nisibis — ܙܘܪܥܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/170.


James E. Walters et al., “Zʿura of Nisibis — ܙܘܪܥܐ 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 December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/170.

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Entry Title: Zʿura of Nisibis — ܙܘܪܥܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ

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  • 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
  • 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

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