Isaac ʿAzar, patriarch of Antioch - ܐܝܣܚܩ ܥܐܙܐܪ (1647 - 1724) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


Minor author, maph. (1687-1709), and Patr. (1709-23).1


  • ܐܝܣܚܩ ܥܐܙܐܪ
  • Isaac ʿAzar, patriarch of Antioch
  • ܐܝܣܚܩ ܦܛܪܝܪܟܐ ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ4
  • ܐܝܣܚܩ ܦܰܛܪܝܰܪܟܳܐ ܐܰܢܛܝܘܟܳܝܐ4
  • اسحق بطريارك انطاكية3
  • Ignatios Isaac bar Maqdisi Azar
  • Isaac ʿAzar
  • Isaac, Patriarch of Antioch2
  • Isḥoq ʿAzar1


  • Syr. Orth. 1

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  • Floruit: 17242
  • Birth: 16471
  • Death: 17241
  • Patriarch: Patriarch of Antioch 1, 2

Works Cited

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  • 1 G. A. Kiraz, "Isḥoq ʿAzar." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 217.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), entry: 279, pp: 516.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 462.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 492.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Rudolf Macuch, Geschichte der spät- und neusyrischen Literatur, 1. Aufl (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1965), pp: 25.Link to Bibliographic Record.
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James E. Walters et al., “Isaac ʿAzar, patriarch of Antioch — ܐܝܣܚܩ ܥܐܙܐܪ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Isaac ʿAzar, patriarch of Antioch — ܐܝܣܚܩ ܥܐܙܐܪ .” In A Guide to Syriac Authors, edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 2 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016.

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Entry Title: Isaac ʿAzar, patriarch of Antioch — ܐܝܣܚܩ ܥܐܙܐܪ

Additional Credit:

  • Data from Macuch, Abuna, De Urbina, Duval, Assemani (vols. 1-2), Chabot, Wright, and Brock collected, verified, reconciled, and entered by Kristian Heal
  • German data entry by Samer Khader
  • Editing, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with records by Alex Vawter
  • Editorial oversight for GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry, and proofreading by Christopher Johnson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry and proofreading by the Syriac Research Group, University of Alabama
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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