Isaiah of Arzun - ܐܫܥܝܐ ܐܪܙܢܝܐ (sometime between 300 - 400)


An eyewitness of events associated with a martyrdom under Shapur II of Persia (r. 309-379), to whom is attributed the authorship of a hagiographic text about those martyrs


  • ܐܫܥܝܐ ܐܪܙܢܝܐ
  • ܐܫܥܝܐ ܒܪ ܚܕܒܘ ܘܐܪܙܢܝܐ ܡܢ ܦܪܫ̈ܐ ܕܡܠܟܐ2
  • Isaïe d’Arzoun1
  • Esaias, Adabi Arzunitae filius, ex cohorte Regiorum equitum2
  • Isaiah of Arzun
  • Ishʿaya of Arzun

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  • Floruit: 4th century

Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 39.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Stephanus Evodius Assemanus (ed.), Acta Sanctorum Martyrum Orientalium et Occidentalium (Rome: Joseph Collini, 1748), vol: 1, pp: 224.Link to Bibliographic Record.
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Nathan P. Gibson, “Isaiah of Arzun — ܐܫܥܝܐ ܐܪܙܢܝܐ ” in last modified August 17, 2016,


Nathan P. Gibson, “Isaiah of Arzun — ܐܫܥܝܐ ܐܪܙܢܝܐ .” In , edited by David A. Michelson., edited by David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016.

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