Abraham Zabaya - ܐܒܪܗܡ ܙܐܒܝܐ (sometime between 611 - 1150)



Author of a metrical life of Rabban Bar ʿEdta , possibly during the time of ʿAbdishoʿ bar Bahrīz 3


  • ܐܒܪܗܡ ܙܐܒܝܐ
  • ܐܒܪܗܡ ܙܐܒܝܐ ܩܫܝܫܐ2
  • Abraham Zabaya
  • Abraham Zabaya1
  • the priest Abraham of Zābé2

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  • Floruit: sometime after Rabban Bar ʿEdta 's death, during the reign of a metropolitan named ʿAbdishoʿ3

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 771.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts (Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons, 1933), vol: 1, pp: 162.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 3 L. Van Rompay, "Bar ʿEdta, Rabban." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), entry: 75, pp: 56.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
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