Dayro d-Mor Abay - ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܝ

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A monastery near Qeleth in Ṭur ʿAbdin.

Place Type: monastery

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 37.594831° Long. 40.954207°6

Brief Descriptions

  • ܣܳܗܕܐ ܦܳܪܣܳܝܐ ܠܓܰܪܒܰܝ ܩܶܠܬ ܩܪܝܬܳܐ ܡܰܪܕܶܐ ܩܰܛܝ̈ܢܢ. ܕܰܝܪܰܐ ܗܘ ܪܰܒܐ ܐܶܬܒܢܝ ܒܕܳܪܳܐ ܫܬܝܬܳܝܐ ܘܒܰܫܢܰܬ 1250 ܐܝܬ ܗܘܐ ܒܗ ܫܬܝܺܢ ܕܰܝܪ̈ܳܝܐ. ܟܶܢ ܗܘܐ ܒܶܝܬ ܟܘܪܣܝܳܐ ܕܐܶܦܣܩܘܦܳܐ. ܘܰܢܦܰܩ ܡܶܢܗ ܚܰܕ ܦܰܛܪܝܰܪܟܳܐ ܘܰܚܕܰܥܣܪ ܐܶܦܝ̈ܣܩܘܦܶܐ. ܘܰܚܕܳܪ̈ܰܝ ܫܢܰܬ 1700 ܥܰܠܥܶܠܘ ܙܰܒ̈ܢܐ ܒܐܢܳܫܰܘ̈ܗܝ ܘܚܰܪ̈ܒܳܬܗ ܩܰܝ̈ܡܳܢ 2
  • الشهيد الفارسي شمالي قرية قلث مسيرة عشرين دقيقة؛ دير عظيم انشىء في القرن السادس وعام 1250 حوى ستين راهباً ثم صار كرسياً اسقفيا ونشأ منه بطريرك واحد عشر اسقفاً، عصف الدهر بأهله حوالي سنة 1700 واطلاله ماثلة3
  • the Persian martyr, is north of Qellith. It was a large monastery, established in the sixth century. In 1250 it had about sixty monks. Later, it became an episcopal see and from it came one Patriarch and eleven bishops. It was abandoned in 1700 and its ruins can still be seen.4

Corrigenda

In Dolabani's translation of Barsoum's description ܕܐܶܦܣܩܘܦܳܐ should read ܕܶܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܳܐ.
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: 217, 408, map: Map III.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.
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: monastery of Mar Abai.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/874577

Names

  • ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܝ
  • Dayro d-Mor Abay1
  • ܕܰܝܪܐ ܕܡܳܪܝ ܐܰܒܝ2
  • دير مار آباي3
  • Abai Monastery4
  • monastery of Mar Abai5

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Dayro d-Mor Abay — ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܝ ” in last modified February 6, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/70.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Dayro d-Mor Abay — ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܒܝ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published February 6, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/70.

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  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
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  • Syriac description entry by Robert Aydin
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  • 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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