Moses of Nisibis - ܡܘܫܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ (sometime between 900 - 950)


Scribe, abbot of Dayr al-Suryān, collector of mss.1


  • ܡܘܫܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ
  • Moses of Nisibis
  • ܐܒܐ ܡܘܫܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ4
  • ܐܰܒܐ ܡܘܫܶܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܺܢܳܝܐ4
  • الاب موسى النصيبيني3
  • Moses of Nisibin2
  • Moses of Nisibis5
  • Mushe of Nisibis1


  • Syr. Orth. 1

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  • Floruit: first half of 10th cent.1

Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Mushe of Nisibis." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 301-302, 301-302.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: 14.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: 24.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: 35.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Moses of Nisibis.Link to Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Moses of Nisibis — ܡܘܫܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ ” in last modified August 17, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Moses of Nisibis — ܡܘܫܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ .” In , edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016.

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Entry Title: Moses of Nisibis — ܡܘܫܐ ܢܨܝܒܝܢܝܐ

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  • 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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