Abu Ghalib, bishop of Gihun - ܐܒܘ ܓܐܠܒ ܕܓܝܚܢ (d. 1177)

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  • ܐܒܘ ܓܐܠܒ ܕܓܝܚܢ
  • Abu Ghalib, bishop of Gihun
  • ܐܒܘ ܓܐܠܒ ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܕܓܝܚܢ3
  • ܐܰܒܘ ܓܰܐܠܒ ܐܶܦܝܣܩܘܦܳܐ ܕܓܝܚܳܢ3
  • ابو غالب اسقف جيحان2
  • Athanasios Abu Ghalib
  • Athanasius Abu Ghalib4
  • Abū Ghālib of Giḥun
  • Abu Ghalib, bishop of Jīhān1


  • Bishop of Jīhān 1

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  • Death: 11771

Works Cited

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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: 210, pp: 441.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: 391.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: 421.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Athanasius Abu Ghalib.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 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: 292-293.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
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Abu Ghalib, bishop of Gihun  Has relation to place (2) records.
Dayr Abū Ghālib (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܐܒܘ ܓܐܠܒ Names: Abū Ghālib Monasterythe King’s Table MonasteryURI: http://syriaca.org/place/337
Ceyhan (settlement) - ܓܝܚܐܢ Names: JīhānA town on the Ceyhan River .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/690

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Abu Ghalib, bishop of Gihun — ܐܒܘ ܓܐܠܒ ܕܓܝܚܢ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/213.


James E. Walters et al., “Abu Ghalib, bishop of Gihun — ܐܒܘ ܓܐܠܒ ܕܓܝܚܢ .” 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/213.

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Entry Title: Abu Ghalib, bishop of Gihun — ܐܒܘ ܓܐܠܒ ܕܓܝܚܢ

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
  • 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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