Elisha bar Quzbaye - ܐܠܝܫܥ ܒܪ ܩܘܙܒܝ̈ܐ (sometime between 500 - 550)

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Teacher of biblical interpretation and director of the School of Nisibis in the 1st or 3rd decade of 6th cent.1


  • ܐܠܝܫܥ ܒܪ ܩܘܙܒܝ̈ܐ
  • Elisha bar Quzbaye
  • ܐܠܝܫܥ ܡܦܫܩܢܐ6, 7
  • ܐܹܠܝܼܫܵܥ ܡܦܲܫܩܵܢܵܐ2
  • Elijah bar Quzbaie4
  • Elisee the Interpreter4
  • Elishaʿ bar Quzbaye
  • Elishaʿ bar Quzbaye1
  • Élisée5


  • Ch. of E. 1

Works by Elisha bar Quzbaye in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature

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  • Floruit: early 6th cent.1

Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Elishaʿ bar Quzbaye." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 141.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 ʿAbdishoʿ bar Brikha, Ktābā d-metqre margānitā d-ʿal šrārā da-kresṭyānutā, 2nd ed. (Mosul: Mṭabbaʿtā ātoraytā d-ʿēdtā ʿattiqtā d-madnḥā, 1924), pp: 74.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana (Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728)., pp: III:166.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Elijah bar Quzbaie, Elisee the Interpreter.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 142.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 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: 114-115.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Elisha bar Quzbaye — ܐܠܝܫܥ ܒܪ ܩܘܙܒܝ̈ܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/467.


James E. Walters et al., “Elisha bar Quzbaye — ܐܠܝܫܥ ܒܪ ܩܘܙܒܝ̈ܐ .” 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/467.

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Entry Title: Elisha bar Quzbaye — ܐܠܝܫܥ ܒܪ ܩܘܙܒܝ̈ܐ

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