Jesse, priest and doctor - ܐܝܫܝ ܩܫܝܫܐ ܘܡܠܦܢܐ (d. after 570)


Honored as a doctor of the Church of the East, Ishai was a disciple of Aba I and held the position of Interpreter of the school of Selucia-Ctesiphon. He also authored a treatise on the Holy Martyrs .3


  • ܐܝܫܝ ܩܫܝܫܐ ܘܡܠܦܢܐ
  • ܡܪܝ ܐܝܫܝ ܩܫܝܫܐ ܘܡܠܦܢܐ3
  • Ichaï1
  • Išaï, prêtre et docteur3
  • Ishai2
  • Ishaï1
  • Jesse, priest and doctor


  • Church of the East 3

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  • Floruit: mid-6th century3
  • Death: after 5703


Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 504, 1801.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 G. A. Kiraz and S. P. Brock, "Scher, Addai." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 362, entry: 477.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 3 Addaï Scher (ed.), "Traités d’Isaï le Docteur et de Hnana d’Adiabène sur les martyrs, le vendredi d’or et les rogations, suivis de la confession de foi à réciter par les évêques avant l’ordination." in Tomus Septimus, Patrologia Orientalis, tomus 7 (1911), pp: 5-6, 15.Link to Bibliographic Record.

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