Paul the Philosopher - ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܝܠܘܣܘܦܐ (sometime between 525 - 575) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


Author of philosophical works.1


  • ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܝܠܘܣܘܦܐ
  • Paul the Philosopher
  • Paul the Philosopher
  • Pawlos the Persian1
  • Pawlos the Philosopher1



    • Ch. of E. 1

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    • Floruit: mid-6th cent.1

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    • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Pawlos the Philosopher." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 325.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
    • 2 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: 121.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic record
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    Paul the Philosopher  Possibly identical (2) records.
    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 Persian - ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܪܣܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, first half of 6th cent. ) Names: Pawlos the PersianPaul the Persian"Itinerant E-Syr. scholar."URI:

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    James E. Walters et al., “Paul the Philosopher — ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܝܠܘܣܘܦܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


    James E. Walters et al., “Paul the Philosopher — ܦܘܠܘܣ ܦܝܠܘܣܘܦܐ .” 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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