Proba, metropolitan of Chalcedon - ܦܪܘܒܐ ܕܟܠܩܝܕܘܢܐ (sometime between 550 - 600) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


Metropolitan of Chalcedon. Most of what is known about this Proba comes from the only extant fragment of Dionysios of Tel-Maḥre’s Chronicle (CSCO 84, 219-24; GT in Abramowski).1


  • ܦܪܘܒܐ ܕܟܠܩܝܕܘܢܐ
  • Proba, metropolitan of Chalcedon
  • Probus2
  • Proba, metropolitan of Chalcedon1
  • Proba, metr. of Chalcedon1



    • Syr. Orth. 1
    • Melk. 1

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    • Floruit: late 6th cent.1

    Works Cited

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    • 1 S. P. Brock, "Proba, metr. of Chalcedon." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 340, 340.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: Probus.Link to Bibliographic Record.

    How to Cite This Entry

    James E. Walters et al., “Proba, metropolitan of Chalcedon — ܦܪܘܒܐ ܕܟܠܩܝܕܘܢܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


    James E. Walters et al., “Proba, metropolitan of Chalcedon — ܦܪܘܒܐ ܕܟܠܩܝܕܘܢܐ .” 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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