Qarqaphto - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܪܩܦܬܐ

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The Qarqaphto (‘Skull’) Monastery was located near the town of Magdal on the Khabur river southeast of Reshʿayna, in the Jazīra region of Syria.1

Place Type: monastery

Brief Descriptions

  • ܒܶܝܬ ܪܝܫ ܥܰܝܢܐ ܠܡܰܓܕܰܠ ܒܰܓܙܝܺܪܬܐ ܥܶܠܳܝܬܐ ܒܢܳܝܗܝ ܡܳܪܝ ܫܶܡܥܘܢ ܘܐܶܬܛܒܰܒ ܫܰܪܒܗ ܒܫܘܼܪܳܝ ܕܳܪܐ ܬܡܺܝܢܳܝܐ. ܘܣܰܝܰܥ ܠܥܺܕܬܐ ܒܶܫܬܐ ܐܶܦܝܣܩܘ̈ܦܐ ܥܕܰܡܐ ܠܦܶܠܓܗ ܕܕܳܪܐ ܥܣܝܪܝܐ. ܘܡܶܢ ܙܰܒܢܐ ܣܰܓܝܐܐ ܚܪܶܒ.3
  • بين رأس عين والمجدل في الجزيرة العليا، بناه مار شمعون واشتهر امره في غرة القرن الثامن ودعم الكنيسة بستة اساقفة حتى منتصف القرن العاشر وقد دثرت معالمه منذ عهد عهيد.4
  • 442. Qarqaphto, Monastery of1
  • between Rish ʿAyna and Majdal in upper Jazira, was built by St. Simon and became famous at the beginning of the eighth century. By the middle of the tenth century, six bishops had graduated from it. It fell to ruin a long time ago.5

Corrigenda

In Dolabani's translation of Barsoum's description ܒܰܓܙܝܺܪܬܐ should read ܒܓܳܙܰܪܬܐ.
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Works Cited

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  • 1 J. A. Loopstra, "Qarqaphto, Monastery of." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 344-345.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 75, 178, 190, 276, 344–345, 351.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), p: 550.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), p: 513.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), p: 568.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܪܩܦܬܐ
  • Qarqaphto2
  • ܕܰܝܪܐ ܕܩܰܪܩܰܦܬܐ3
  • دير قرقفتا4
  • Qarqafta Monastery5

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Qarqaphto — ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܪܩܦܬܐ ” in last modified February 6, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/229.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Qarqaphto — ܕܝܪܐ ܕܩܪܩܦܬܐ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published February 6, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/229.

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Additional Credit:

  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac description entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by David A. Michelson
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by William L. Potter
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by Daniel L. Schwartz

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