Peter of Kallinikos - ܦܛܪܘܣ ܏ܓ ܩܠܘܢܝܩܝܐ (d. 591) This page is an entry in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints and A Guide to Syriac Authors


Syr. Orth. Patr. of Antioch, theologian, and liturgist.1


  • ܦܛܪܘܣ ܏ܓ ܩܠܘܢܝܩܝܐ4
  • Peter of Kallinikos
  • ܦܛܪܐ6
  • ܦܶܛܪܘܣ ܏ܓ ܩܰܠܘܢܝܩܳܝܳܐ4
  • بطرس الثالث القلونيقي3
  • Peter of Callinicum5
  • Peter of Callinicus
  • Peter of Kallinikos
  • Peṭrā
  • Petrus e Callinico8
  • Pēṭrā6
  • Pierre de Callinique6
  • Peter III of al-Raqqa2
  • Peter of Kallinikos1
  • Peter of Kallinikos1


  • Syr. Orth. 1

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  • Floruit: 2nd half of 6th cent.1
  • Death: 5912

Works Cited

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  • 1 L. R. Wickham, "Peter of Kallinikos." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 332.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), entry: 70, pp: 309.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: 269.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: 295.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: Peter of Callinicum.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 564.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 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: 177.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic record
  • 8 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 113.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 9 J.S. Assemani, De Scriptoribus Syris Monophysitis, Bibliotheca orientalis Clementino-Vaticana vol. 2 (Rome: Typis Sacræ Congregationis de Propaganda Fide, 1719), pp: 69-82.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 10 J.-B. Chabot, Littérature syriaque, Bibliothèque catholique des sciences religieuses; Littératures chrétiennes de l'Orient (: Librairie Bloud & Gay, 1934), pp: 78-79.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 11 William Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1894), pp: 113-4.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic record
  • 12 Sebastian Paul Brock, A Brief Outline of Syriac Literature, 2nd ed., rev. and enlarged , Mōrān ʾEthʾō, vol. 9 (Kottayam: St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute, 2008), pp: 37-38.Link to Bibliographic Record.
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Peter of Kallinikos  Died at (1) records. Peter of Kallinikos  Born at (1) records.
Kallinikos (settlement) - ܩܐܠܘܢܝܩܝ Names: Raqqaʿal-RaqqaʿCallinicumal-RaqqaCallinicusRaqqaRaqqa‘al-Raqqaal-Raqqa‘A city on the Euphrates where the Daiṣan enters it.URI:
Peter of Kallinikos  Has relation to place (3) records.
Mor Ḥanino (monastery) - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܚܢܝܢܐ Names: Mar ḤaninoḤananya Monasterymonastery of Mar HaninaA monastery near Kallinikos .URI:
Ḥawrān (region) - ܚܘܪܢ Names: HawranA region south of Damascus and east of the Sea of Galilee.URI:
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How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Peter of Kallinikos — ܦܛܪܘܣ ܏ܓ ܩܠܘܢܝܩܝܐ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016,


Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Peter of Kallinikos — ܦܛܪܘܣ ܏ܓ ܩܠܘܢܝܩܝܐ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson. Vol. 1 of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary, edited by David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016.

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Entry Title: Peter of Kallinikos — ܦܛܪܘܣ ܏ܓ ܩܠܘܢܝܩܝܐ

Additional Credit:

  • 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, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Editing, document design, data architecture, encoding, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts, addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH, matching with records, data entry, data transformation, data merging, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, Syriac name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic name entry by Jad Kaado
  • 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
  • Entries adapted from the work of Jean Maurice Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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