Sharbokht bar Msargis - ܨܗܪܒܘܟܬ ܒܪ ܡܣܪܓܝܣ (sometime between 800 - 900) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


Scholar, probably active as a teacher in the theological school and perhaps also in the Christian medical teaching institute (beth mardutā) of Beth Lapaṭ (Gondeshapur) in Khuzistan.1


  • ܨܗܪܒܘܟܬ ܒܪ ܡܣܪܓܝܣ
  • Sharbokht bar Msargis
  • Seharbokt2
  • Ṣharbokht bar Msargis1


  • Ch. of E. 1

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  • Floruit: 9th cent.1

Works Cited

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  • 1 G. J. Reinink, "Ṣharbokht bar Msargis." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 371.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: Seharbokt.Link to Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

James E. Walters et al., “Sharbokht bar Msargis — ܨܗܪܒܘܟܬ ܒܪ ܡܣܪܓܝܣ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “Sharbokht bar Msargis — ܨܗܪܒܘܟܬ ܒܪ ܡܣܪܓܝܣ .” 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: Sharbokht bar Msargis — ܨܗܪܒܘܟܬ ܒܪ ܡܣܪܓܝܣ

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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, 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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