Dolabani, Philoxenos Yuhanon - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܘܠܒܐܢܝ (1885 - 1969) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


Modern writer, educator and Syr. Orth. bp. of Mardin (1947–69).1


  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܘܠܒܐܢܝ4
  • Dolabani, Philoxenos Yuhanon
  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܽܘܠܰܒܰܐܢܺܝ4
  • يوحنا دولباني3
  • Yūḥannā Dūlabānī1
  • Dolabani, Philoxenos Yuḥanon1
  • Dolabani, Philoxenos Yuhanon1
  • Yuḥanon Dolabani2


  • Syr. Orth. 1

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  • Birth: 18851
  • Death: 19691
  • Office: 1947-1969 1

Works Cited

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  • 1 G. A. Kiraz, "Dolabani, Philoxenos Yuḥanon." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 129-130.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), pp: 474.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: 424.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: 455.Link to 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 Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Dolabani, Philoxenos Yuhanon — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܘܠܒܐܢܝ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Dolabani, Philoxenos Yuhanon — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܘܠܒܐܢܝ .” 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: Dolabani, Philoxenos Yuhanon — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܘܠܒܐܢܝ

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, Syriac name entry, Arabic name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • 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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