John of Mardin - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ

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Metropolitan of Mardin, author, and restorer of churches.1

Names

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ
  • John of Mardin
  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܐ6
  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ4
  • ܝܘܚܰܢܢ ܡܝܛܪܘܦܘܠܝܛܐ ܕܡܰܪܕܝܢ4
  • يوحنا مطران ماردين3
  • JEAN7
  • Jean de Marda6
  • John of Marda
  • John of Mardin
  • Yōḥanān d-Mardā6
  • Yuḥanān d-Mardā
  • John of Mardin5
  • John, metropolitan of Mardin2
  • Yuḥanon of Mardin1

Sex

male7

Death

11651, 7

Descriptions

In hagiography: John was commemorated as the saintly Bishop of Mardin. He rebuilt and restored 25 monasteries and churches, including the monastery of Mar Hnanya.

Notes

Metropolitan of Mardin, author, and restorer of churches.1
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Works Cited

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  • 1 S. P. Brock, "Yuḥanon of Mardin." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 446.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 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: 206, pp: 429.Link to Syriaca.org web application 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: 380.Link to Syriaca.org web application 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: 410.Link to Syriaca.org web application 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: John of Mardin.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 986, 1713.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 232.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 8 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : I, 1147.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 9 Paul Peeters and Société de Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica orientalis (1910).Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 10 Arthur Vööbus, Syrische Kanonessammlungen: ein Beitrag zur Quellenkunde 1 1,B 1 1,B (Louvain: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1970).Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 11 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: 293-294.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 12 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 121-122.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Mardin — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ ” last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/209.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Mardin — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ .”, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 1 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal, 2016. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/209.

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Entry Title: John of Mardin — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܡܪܕܝܢ

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, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Editing, document design, data architecture, encoding, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts, addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH, matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, data merging, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, Syriac name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • 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
  • 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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