Jesus the Messiah - ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ (b. -3/2)


Jesus the Messiah is the central figure in the Christian religion. References to Christ are ubiquitous in Syriac literature and cannot be fully noted here.


  • ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ
  • Jesus the Messiah
  • ܡܪܢ
  • Christ
  • Ishoʿ
  • Jesus
  • Jesus Christ
  • Our Lord4

Sex: male4

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  • Birth: -3/24

Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the editorial guidelines.

  • 3 Ignatius Guidi (ed.), Chronica Minora, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 1-2; Scriptores Syri, tomus 1-2 (Paris: E Typographeo Reipublicae, 1903), pp: 3.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Benjamin Harris Cowper, "Selections from the Syriac. No. 1: The Chronicle of Edessa." Journal of Sacred Literature and Biblical Record n.s. 5.9 (1864), section: 3.Link to Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Daniel L. Schwartz, “Jesus the Messiah — ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ ” in last modified August 17, 2016,


Daniel L. Schwartz, “Jesus the Messiah — ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ .” In , edited by David A. Michelson. Vol. of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016.

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