Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun - ܝܫܘܥ ܒܪ ܟܝܪܘܢ (1275 - 1335) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


Author. He was born in 1275 in Ḥaḥ (Ṭur ʿAbdin) as the son of the teacher and priest Ṣlibo, son of the priest Isḥoq bar Khayrun.1


  • ܝܫܘܥ ܒܪ ܟܝܪܘܢ
  • ܕܝܪܝܐ ܝܫܘܥ ܒܪ ܟܝܪܘܢ4
  • ܕܰܝܪܳܝܳܐ ܝܶܫܘܥ ܒܰܪ ܟܰܝܪܘܢ4
  • الراهب يشوع ابن خيرون3
  • Ishoʿ bar Khayrun
  • The Monk Yeshu‛ Bar Khayrun2
  • Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun1
  • Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun


  • the Monk 2


  • Syr. Orth. 1

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  • Birth: 12751
  • Death: 13351

Works Cited

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  • 1 H. Kaufhold, "Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 438.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to 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: 245, pp: 489.Link to 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: 438.Link to 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: 470.Link to 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: 327?.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic record
  • 6 Rudolf Macuch, Geschichte der spät- und neusyrischen Literatur, 1. Aufl (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1965), pp: 12.Link to Bibliographic Record.
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Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun  Has literary connection to place (1) records.
Mardin (settlement) - ܡܪܕܝܢ Names: MardeMardīn"City in upper Mesopotamia and important center of Syriac Christianity especially for the Syr Orth Church as the city closest to Dayr al..."URI:
Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun  Born at (1) records.
Ḥaḥ (settlement) - ܚܐܚ Names: HāḥṬur AbdinṬur ‘AbdinA village in Ṭur ʿAbdin northeast of Midyat .URI:
Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun  Has relation to place (3) records.
Dayro d-Noṭpo (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܢܛܦܐ Names: Qaṭra MonasteryNāṭif MonasteryA monastery overlooking Dayr al-Zaʿfarān outside Mardin, dedicated to the Virgin Mary and St. Theodore.URI:
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How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun — ܝܫܘܥ ܒܪ ܟܝܪܘܢ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun — ܝܫܘܥ ܒܪ ܟܝܪܘܢ .” 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., 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016.

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Entry Title: Yeshuʿ bar Khayrun — ܝܫܘܥ ܒܪ ܟܝܪܘܢ

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 records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with 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 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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