Leontius of Neapolis - ܠܐܘܢܛܝܘܣ ܕܢܐܦܘܠܝܣ (sometime between 625 - 675)



Bishop of Neapolis in Cyprus and author of the lives of Simeon Salos and his brother John the Almsgiver .


  • ܠܐܘܢܛܝܘܣ ܕܢܐܦܘܠܝܣ
  • ܠܐܘܢܛܝܘܣ ܚܣܝܐ ܘܛܘܒܬܢܐ ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܕܢܐܦܘܠܝܣ ܕܩܘܦܪܘܣ ܓܙܪܬܐ3
  • Leontios of Neapolis
  • Leontius of Neapolis
  • Leontius, bishop of Neapolis in Cyprus3
  • Léonce de Néapolis1

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  • Floruit: mid-7th century5

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1385, 1548.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 S. P. Brock, "Melkite literature in Syriac." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 285-286, entry: 370.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 3 William Wright, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Museum acquired since the year 1838 (London: Gilbert and Rivington, 1870-1872), vol: 3, pp: 1112.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 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: 264.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 5 Alexander P. Kazhdan (ed.), The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)., entry: Leontios of Neapolis.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

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