John of Tella (text) - ܝܘܚܢܢ

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Titles

  • ܝܘܚܢܢ1
  • Yōḥanān1
  • Jean de Tella (texte)1
  • John of Tella (text)1
  • Life of Yuḥanon of Tella (text)3

Authors

Reference Numbers

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Prologue

ܠܐܚ̈ܐ ܪ̈ܘܚܢܐ ܘܪ̈ܚܡܝ ܒܟܠܡܕܡ ܠܡܫܝܚܐ: ܡܪܝ ܣܪܓܝܣ ܘܡܪܝ ܦܘܠܐ ܒܢ̈ܝ ܚܐܪ̈ܐ ܒܫܪܪܐ̣. ܐܠܝܐ ܣܓܘܕܟܘܢ ܒܡܪܢ ܫܠܡ܀ 1
Aux frères spirituels et très amis du Christ, Mâr Serge et Mâr Paul, hommes libres dans la vérité, Élie votre adorateur dans notre Seigneur, paix. 1

Incipit (Opening Line)

ܡܫܪܐ ܐܢܐ ܕܝܢ ܕܐܡܪ ܠܐܝܠܝܢ ܕܠܐ ܡܦܣܝܢ̣. ܕܐܦ ܡܢ ܐܝܕܐ ܡܕܝܢܬܐ ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܗܘܐ ܗܘ ܗܢܐ ܩܕܝܫܐ ܝܘܚܢܢ. ܕܒܛܝܒܘܬܐ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܐܫܬܘܝ ܠܡܗܘܐ ܐܦܝܣܩܘܦܐ ܒܬܠܐ ܡܕܝܢܬܐ ܘܐܝܕܐ ܥܠܬܐ ܩܪܬܗ ܘܗܘܐ ܕܝܪܝܐ. 1
Je commence par dire à ceux qui ne savent pas de quelle ville était ce saint Jean qui par la grâce de Dieu fut jugé digne de devenir évêque dans la ville de Tellâ, et quelle raison l’appela à devenir moine. 1

Explicit (Closing Line)

ܬܡܢ ܓܝܪ ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܐܬܪܐ ܕܐܫܬܘܕܝ ܠܗܘܢ ܗܘ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܒܣܒܪܬܗ. ܕܐܝܟܐ ܕܐܢܐ ܐܝܬܝ. ܬܡܢ ܢܗܘܐ ܐܦ ܡܫܡܫܢܝ. ܕܠܗ... ܥܠܡܝܢ. 1
Car là est la région que le Christ leur a promise dans son Évangile: «Là où je suis, là sera aussi mon serviteur». À lui… des siècles. 1

Editions

E. W Brooks (ed.), Vitae virorum apud monophysitas celeberrimorum vol. 1 , Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 7 (Paris: E Typographeo Reipublicae, 1907), : Paris-Leipzig, 1907, p. 31-95.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Archive.org Bibliographic recordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record (Edition from manuscript witness 1. See below.)
H. G Kleyn (ed.), Het leven van Johannes van Tella (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1882)., : Leiden, 1882, p. 3-83.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record (Edition from manuscript witnesses , 3. See below.)

Modern Translations

  • Latin: E. W Brooks (ed.), Vitae virorum apud monophysitas celeberrimorum [Translation] vol. 2 , Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 8 (Paris: E Typographeo Reipublicae, 1907), pp: 15-19, Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record 1
  • Dutch: H. G Kleyn (ed.), Het leven van Johannes van Tella (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1882)., pp: xix-lxxxviii, Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record 1
  • Syriac Manuscript Witnesses

    mss Londres, British Library, Add. 12174, f. 152-165v + Add. 14622, f. 1-27v + ms Berlin, Königliche Bibliothek, syr 26 (Sachau 321), f. 147v-166 1
    ms Damas, Patriarcat syrien orthodoxe, cod. 12/18 (olim ms Dayr az-Za‘faran, cod. 19), f. 48v-57 1
    The manuscript witnesses for edition 2 are undetermined. 1

    Works Cited

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    • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 338.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
    • 2 A. Palmer, "Saints’ Lives with a Difference. Elijah on John of Tella (d. 538) and Joseph on Theodotos of Amida (d. 698)." in H.J.W. Drijvers et al. (eds.), IV Symposium Syriacum 1984, Orientalia christiana analecta, vol. 229 (Rome, 1987), pp: 203-216.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
    • 3 L. Van Rompay, "Eliya (mid-6th 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
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    Relationships

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    John of Tella - ܝܘܚܢܢ ܕܬܠܐ (Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac SaintssaintA Guide to Syriac Authorsauthor, 482 - 538) Names: Yuḥanon of Tella John of Tella Yuḥanon bar QursosYuḥanānJohnYōḥanānJean de TellaJEAN, ÉVÊQUE DE TELLAJohn bar Kursos of TellaIoannes (Johannan) Bar Kursos ep. Tellae"Bp. of Tella (d-Mawzlat) 519–21."URI: http://syriaca.org/person/50

    See Also

    • BHS: 338
    • BHO: 524

    How to Cite This Entry

    Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Tella (text) — ܝܘܚܢܢ ” in Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca Electronica last modified November 5, 2015, http://syriaca.org/work/558.

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    Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “John of Tella (text) — ܝܘܚܢܢ .” In Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca Electronica, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published November 5, 2015. http://syriaca.org/work/558.

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