Faʾiq, Naʿʿum - ܢܥܘܡ ܦܐܝܩ (ca. 1868 - 1930)

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He was born in Diyarbakir (Amid) to Elias Jacob Palak and Saydeh Safar and was given the baptismal name Naʿʿūm (he gave himself the nickname Fāʾiq).1


  • ܢܥܘܡ ܦܐܝܩ
  • Faʾiq, Naʿʿum
  • ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܢܥܘܡ ܦܐܝܩ4
  • ܡܫܰܡܫܳܢܐ ܢܰܥܘܡ ܦܰܐܝܩ4
  • الشماس نعوم فائق3
  • Naoum Elias Palak1
  • Naʿum Fa'yeq
  • Deacon Na‛‛um Fa'iq2
  • Fāʾiq, Naʿʿūm1
  • Fāʾiq, Naʿʿum1


  • Deacon 2


  • Syr. Orth. 1

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  • Birth: ca. 18681
  • Death: 19301

Works Cited

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  • 1 G. A. Kiraz, "Fā’iq, Naʿʿūm." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 163.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 291, pp: 523.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 468.Link to Syriaca.org 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: 500.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Sebastian Paul Brock, A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature, 2nd ed., rev. and enlarged , Mōrān ʾEthʾō, vol. 9 (Kottayam: St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 2008), pp: 72.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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James E. Walters et al., “Faʾiq, Naʿʿum — ܢܥܘܡ ܦܐܝܩ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/304.


James E. Walters et al., “Faʾiq, Naʿʿum — ܢܥܘܡ ܦܐܝܩ .” 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. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/304.

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  • 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 viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org 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 viaf.org 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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