John the monk - ܝܘܚܢܢ (sometime between 1250 - 1350)


The author of a text about Catholicos Denḥa I . Chabot (see bibliography below) possibly his secretary, and infers his name to be ܝܘܚܢܢ ( Jean ) on the basis of a kind of anagram in his text.2


  • ܝܘܚܢܢ2
  • Jean le moine
  • John the monk
  • Yoḥannan the monk

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  • Floruit: late 13th/early 14th century2

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 895.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Jean Baptiste Chabot (ed.), Éloge du Patriarche Nestorien Mar Denha Ier par le Moine Jean (1895)., pp: 111, 141.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
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