Mark the Monk - ܡܪܩܘܣ (sometime between 400 - 450) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


Greek monastic author of uncertain identity.1


  • ܡܪܩܘܣ6, 7
  • Mark the Monk
  • Mark the Monk1, 10
  • ܡܵܪܩܘܿܣ2
  • Markos
  • Markos5


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    • Floruit: early 5th cent.?1

    Works Cited

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    • 1 S. P. Brock, "Mark the Monk." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 268-269.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to 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: 68.Link to Bibliographic Record.
    • 3 Josephus Simonius Assemani, Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana (Rome: Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719-1728)., pp: III:45.Link to 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: Mark the Monk.Link to Bibliographic Record.
    • 5 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: 84, 91-92.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic record

    How to Cite This Entry

    James E. Walters et al., “Mark the Monk — ܡܪܩܘܣ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


    James E. Walters et al., “Mark the Monk — ܡܪܩܘܣ .” 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: Mark the Monk — ܡܪܩܘܣ

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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 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, 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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