Theodotus of Amid - ܬܐܘܕܘܛܘܣ ܕܐܡܝܕܐ

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Holy man and bp. His Syr. name is written with final ālaph, which has led modern scholars to read ‘Theodota’ or ‘Theodote’.1

Names

  • ܬܐܘܕܘܛܘܣ ܕܐܡܝܕܐ
  • Theodotus of Amid
  • Theodotus
  • Theodotus of Amida2
  • Theodute of Amida
  • THÉODOTE4
  • Théodote d’Amid3
  • Theodotos of Amid1
Sex: male4
Death: 6984 or 8/15/06981

Descriptions

In hagiography: Theodute was the Bishop of Amida. He was born in Ingilene and was a monk at Qenneshrin. He served the poor. He taught chant to the monks at Qartmin. He was known to travel with a bag full of relics to use in healing others.

Notes

Holy man and bp. His Syr. name is written with final ālaph, which has led modern scholars to read ‘Theodota’ or ‘Theodote’.1
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Works Cited

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  • 1 J. Tannous, "Theodotos of Amid." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 408-409.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Theodotus of Amida.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 869.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Jean Maurice Fiey, Saints Syriaques (Princeton, N.J.: The Darwin Press, Inc., 2004), entry: 444.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 A. Vööbus, "Découverte de la biographie de Théodote d’Amid par Sem’on de Samosate." Le Muséon vol. 89 (1976)., : 39-42.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 "The Garshuni Version of the Life of Theodotos of Amida." Andrew Palmer (ed.), Parole de l'Orient vol. 16 (1990)., : 253-60.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Enciclopedia dei santi: le chiese orientali [= Bibliotheca sanctorum orientalium] (Roma: Città nuova, 1998)., : II, 1227-28.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Theodotus of Amid — ܬܐܘܕܘܛܘܣ ܕܐܡܝܕܐ ” in , last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/785.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Theodotus of Amid — ܬܐܘܕܘܛܘܣ ܕܐܡܝܕܐ .” In , 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. Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal, 2016. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/785.

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Entry Title: Theodotus of Amid — ܬܐܘܕܘܛܘܣ ܕܐܡܝܕܐ

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