David Puniqoyo - ܕܘܝܕ ܦܘܢܝܩܝܐ (ca. 1431 - ca. 1500)

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Priest, author, and poet.1


  • ܕܘܝܕ ܦܘܢܝܩܝܐ
  • ܕܝܪܝܐ ܕܘܝܕ ܦܘܢܝܩܝܐ4
  • ܕܰܝܪܳܝܐ ܕܰܘܝܕ ܦܘܢܝܩܳܝܳܐ4
  • الراهب داود الحمصي3
  • David Puniqaya5
  • David the Phoenician
  • Dāwūd al-Ḥimṣī1
  • David le Phénicien6
  • David Puniqoyo
  • Dawid Puniqoyo1
  • The Monk David of Ḥomṣ2


  • the Monk 2


  • Syr. Orth. 1

Works by David Puniqoyo in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature

Related Places in the Syriac Gazetteer

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  • Floruit: 1500?2
  • Birth: ca. 14311
  • Death: ca. 15001

Works Cited

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  • 1 A. M. Butts, "Dawid Puniqoyo." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 117.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 266, pp: 503.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 451.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 483.Link to Syriaca.org 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: David Puniqaya.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1715, 1791.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 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: 328.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 8 Rudolf Macuch, Geschichte der spät- und neusyrischen Literatur, 1. Aufl (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1965), pp: 17-18.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 9 Sebastian Paul Brock, A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature, 2nd ed., rev. and enlarged , Mōrān ʾEthʾō, vol. 9 (Kottayam: St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 2008), pp: 71.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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David Puniqoyo  Born at (1) records.
al-Qaryatayn (settlement) - ܩܪܝܬܝܢA town northeast of Damascus and southeast of Ḥimṣ .URI: http://syriaca.org/place/212
David Puniqoyo  Has relation to place (5) records.
Musa al-Ḥabashi (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܡܘܫܐ ܟܘܫܝܐ Names: Moses the Abyssinian Monasterymonastery of Mar Musa al-Habashi"The Monastery of Moses the Ethiopian is perched on top of a steep rocky promontory that juts out of a deep gully between..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/228
Dayr al-Zaʿfarān (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܙܥܦܪܐܢ Names: Dayro d-Mor ḤnonyoDayr Mār ḤanānyāZaʿfaran Monasterymonastery Deir ZafaranZaʿfarān (West Syrian)Dayr al-ZafarānDayr al-Za‘farānZafaran MonasteryZa‘faran MonasteryZafarān (West Syrian)Za‘farān (West Syrian)"A Syr Orth monastery dedicated to Mar Ḥnonyo Arab Ḥanānyā located outside Mardin and the seat of the patriarchate from 1293 until after..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/69
Dayr al-Ṣalīb (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܨܠܝܒܐ Names: Dayro da-ṢliboMonastery of the CrossMonastery of Beth El"Monastery and village in Ṭur ʿAbdin."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/68
Ṭur ʿAbdin (region) - ܛܘܪܥܒܕܝܢ Names: Tur ʿAbdinTur AbdinṬūr ʿAbdīnṬur AbdinṬur ‘AbdinTur AbdinTur ‘AbdinṬūr AbdīnṬūr ‘Abdīn"Properly speaking Ṭur ʿAbdin Mountain of the servants does not include the whole province of Mardin in Turkey but only the limestone plateau..."URI: http://syriaca.org/place/221
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How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “David Puniqoyo — ܕܘܝܕ ܦܘܢܝܩܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/273.


James E. Walters et al., “David Puniqoyo — ܕܘܝܕ ܦܘܢܝܩܝܐ .” 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/273.

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Entry Title: David Puniqoyo — ܕܘܝܕ ܦܘܢܝܩܝܐ

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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
  • 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
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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