John Qashisho - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܩܫܝܫܐ (1918 - 2001) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


He was born in Azekh and immigrated to Qamishli where he studied Syriac under George Māʿilo.1


  • ܝܘܚܢܢ ܩܫܝܫܐ
  • John Qashisho
  • Yuḥanon Qashisho1


  • Syr. Orth. 1

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  • Birth: 19181
  • Death: 20011

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  • 1 G. A. Kiraz, "Yuḥanon Qashisho." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 447, 447.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
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James E. Walters et al., “John Qashisho — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܩܫܝܫܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


James E. Walters et al., “John Qashisho — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܩܫܝܫܐ .” 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: John Qashisho — ܝܘܚܢܢ ܩܫܝܫܐ

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