Elijah - ܐܠܝܐ (sometime between 750 - 850)

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Author of a long letter, in twelve sections addressed to his friend Leon of Ḥarran, synkellos of the Chalcedonian bp. of Ḥarran, in which he gives reason why he left the Melkite Church for the Syr. Orth.1


  • ܐܠܝܐ
  • Elijah
  • Elias Episcopus3
  • Elijah of Antioch
  • Eliya1


  • Syr. Orth. 1

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  • Floruit: late 8th/early 9th cent.1

Works Cited

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  • 1 S. P. Brock, "Eliya (late 8th/early 9th cent)." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 142.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 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: 269.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 3 Ignatius Ortiz de Urbina, Patrologia Syriaca, Altera editio emendata et aucta (Romae: Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1965), section: 137.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 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: 51.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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Elijah  Different from (3) records.
Elijah the Monk — - ܐܠܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, mid-6th cent. ) Names: EliyaElijah The MonkÉlie"Author of the Life of Yuḥanon of Tella ."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/63
al-Rahib Elias - ܐܠܝܐܣ ܕܝܪܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 1860 - 1949) Names: al-Rāhib Elias"He was born in Shaqlāwa of the Sher family."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/700
Elijah I - ܐܠܝܐ ܩܕܡܝܐ (A Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, d. 729) Names: Eliya IElijah IElijah I, PatriarchURI: http://syriaca.org/person/119
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David A. Michelson et al., “Elijah — ܐܠܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/945.


David A. Michelson et al., “Elijah — ܐܠܝܐ .” 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. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/945.

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Entry Title: Elijah — ܐܠܝܐ

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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 viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • Editing, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with viaf.org records by Alex Vawter
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts and addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH by Nathan P. Gibson

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