Paul the Persian - ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܪܣܝܐ (sometime between 500 - 550) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


Itinerant E-Syr. scholar.1


  • ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܪܣܝܐ
  • Paul the Persian
  • Paul the Persian2
  • Pawlos the Persian1


  • Ch. of E. 1

Works by Paul the Persian in the New Handbook of Syriac Literature

Commentary on Aristotle's De interpretatione ( Syriac Scientific and Philosophical Literature ) URI:

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  • Floruit: first half of 6th cent.1

Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Pawlos the Persian." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 324-325, 324-325.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Paul the Persian.Link to Bibliographic Record.
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Paul of Nisibis - ܦܘܠܘܣ ܕܢܨܝܒܝܢ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, d. 0573) Names: Pawlos of NisibisPaul of NisibisPaul of NisibisPAUL, métropolite de NisibePaulus NisibenusPaul of NisibisPAUL, métropolite de Nisibe"Theologian, biblical commentator, and bp. of Nisibis, for which position he was selected in 544 by Cath. Mar Aba, his former teacher."In hagiography Paul of Nisibis was originally from Prat Maysan He was a disciple of Mar Aba I who signed the synod of Joseph...URI:
Paul the Philosopher - ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܝܠܘܣܘܦܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, mid-6th cent. ) Names: Pawlos the PhilosopherPawlos the PersianPaul the Philosopher"Author of philosophical works."URI:
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James E. Walters et al., “Paul the Persian — ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܪܣܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Paul the Persian — ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܪܣܝܐ .” 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: Paul the Persian — ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܪܣܝܐ

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