Cosmas - ܩܘܙܡܐ (472) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


A disciple, correspondent, and biographer of Simeon the Stylite


  • ܩܘܙܡܐ
  • Cosmas
  • Cosmas, the priest
  • ܩܫܝܫܐ ܩܘܙܡܐ3
  • ܩܰܫܝܫܳܐ ܩܘܙܡܳܐ3
  • القس قزما2
  • Côme le Diacre5
  • Côme le diacre5
  • Pr Kosmas4
  • The Priest Cosmas1


  • the Priest 1

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  • Floruit: 4721

Works Cited

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  • 1 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: 28, pp: 245.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 211.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 237.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Anton Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur mit Ausschluß der christlich-palästinensischen Texte (Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag Dr. jur. Albert Ahn, 1922), pp: 61.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic record
  • 5 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 712, 1913.Link to Bibliographic Record.
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James E. Walters et al., “Cosmas, the priest — ܩܘܙܡܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Cosmas, the priest — ܩܘܙܡܐ .” 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 August 17, 2016.

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Entry Title: Cosmas, the priest — ܩܘܙܡܐ

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  • 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
  • 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

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