Mor Abḥai - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܚܝ

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Place Type: monastery

Brief Descriptions

  • ܥܰܠ ܣܶܦܬܳܐ ܕܰܦܪܳܬ ܕܝܰܡܝܢܐ ܡܰܪܕܶܐ ܦܶܠܓܘܬ ܫܳܥܐ ܡܶܢ ܥܘܪܒܝܫ ܩܪܺܝܬܐ ܕܰܒܩܰܪܝܒܘܬ ܓܰܪܓܰܪ ܐܶܬܒܢܝ ܒܳܬܰܪ ܡܰܐܬܐ ܚܡܝܺܫܳܝܬܐ. ܘܐܶܬܕܰܟܪܗ ܡܰܟܬܰܒܙܰܒ̈ܢܐ ܒܪܝܫܐ ܕܡܰܐܬܐ ܬܫܝܥܳܝܬܳܐ ܘܐܰܘܠܶܕ ܠܥܺܕܬܳܐ ܚܰܕ ܦܰܛܪܝܰܪܟܐ ܘܐܰܪܒܥܣܪ ܐܶܦܝܣܩ̈ܘܦܐ ܘܥܰܡܝܪ ܗܘܐ ܥܕܡܐ ܠܪܝܫ ܡܰܐܬܐ ܘܰܬܡܳܢܥܶܣܪ̈ܐ ܘܚܰܪ̈ܒܬܗ ܩܰܝ̈ܡܳܢ ܥܕܰܡܐ ܠܝܰܘܡܳܢ.2
  • علي ضفة الفرات اليمنى مسيرة نصف ساعة من قرية عوربيش بقرب كركرانشيء بعد المئة الخامسة؟ و ذكره التاريخ صدر المئة التاسعة. وانجب بطريركاً واربعة عشر اسقفاً وظلّ عامرا آهلاً حتى صدر المئة الثامنة عشر وبقي منه اطلال3
  • or the Monastery of the Ladders, is on the right bank of the Euphrates, a half-hour journey from the village of ʿUrbīsh, near Karkar. It was established sometime after the fifth century and was first mentioned by historians in the beginning of the ninth century. It produced one Patriarch and fourteen bishops. It was inhabited until the beginning of the eighteenth century. Some of its ruins are still standing.4

Corrigenda

In Dolabani's translation of Barsoum's description ܘܐܶܬܕܟܪܗ should read ܘܶܐܬܕܟܪܗ and ܘܐܰܘܠܕ should read ܘܰܐܘܠܕ. Also, ܘܐܰܪܒܥܣܪ should read ܘܰܐܪܒܥܣܪ and ܘܰܬܡܳܢܥܶܣܪ̈ܐ should read ܬܡܳܢܥܶܣܪ̈ܐ.
In Barsoum's description انشىء should read انشئ.
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Works Cited

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  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 60.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), p: 541.Link to Syriaca.org 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), p: 507.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 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: 560.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܚܝ
  • Mor Abḥai1
  • ܕܰܝܪܐ ܕܡܳܪܝ ܐܰܒܚܝ2
  • ܕܰܝܪܳܐ ܕܣܶܒܠܬܐ2
  • دير السلالم3
  • دير مار ابحاي3
  • Abḥai Monastery4

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Mor Abḥai — ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܚܝ ” in last modified February 6, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/335.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Mor Abḥai — ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܚܝ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published February 6, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/335.

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  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
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