Ambrose of Milan - ܦܝܠܠܘܣܘܦܐ ܐܡܒܪܘܣܝܘܣ ܝܘܢܝܐ (sometime between 340 - 397) This page is an entry in A Guide to Syriac Authors


The noted bishop of Milan during the fourth century. According to Barsaum, Ambrose was cited in some Syriac legal disputes.2


  • ܦܝܠܠܘܣܘܦܐ ܐܡܒܪܘܣܝܘܣ ܝܘܢܝܐ4
  • Ambrose of Milan
  • ܦܺܝܠܠܘܣܘܦܳܐ ܐܰܡܒܪܘܣܝܘܣ ܝܰܘܢܳܝܐ4
  • الفيلسوف امبروسيوس اليوناني3
  • Ambrosios
  • Ambrose1, 10
  • Ambrose of Milan1, 10
  • Ambrosios6
  • Greek philosopher Ambrose2

*Timeline generated with


  • Floruit: 4th cent.2

Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the editorial guidelines.

  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 175.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 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), pp: 133.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: 115.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: 137.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: Ambrose.Link to Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 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: 76.Link to Bibliographic Record.Link to Bibliographic record

How to Cite This Entry

David A. Michelson et al., “Ambrose of Milan — ܦܝܠܠܘܣܘܦܐ ܐܡܒܪܘܣܝܘܣ ܝܘܢܝܐ ” in A Guide to Syriac Authors last modified August 17, 2016,


David A. Michelson et al., “Ambrose of Milan — ܦܝܠܠܘܣܘܦܐ ܐܡܒܪܘܣܝܘܣ ܝܘܢܝܐ .” 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.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Ambrose of Milan — ܦܝܠܠܘܣܘܦܐ ܐܡܒܪܘܣܝܘܣ ܝܘܢܝܐ

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, document design, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Matching with records, data entry, data transformation, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • Editing, Syriac name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Arabic name entry by Philemon Kirlles
  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with records by Alex Vawter

Copyright and License for Reuse

Except otherwise noted, this page is © 2016.

Distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

This entry incorporates copyrighted material from the following work(s):

used under a Creative Commons Attribution license

Show full citation information...