Bar Hebraeus, Arabic Ibn Al-ʿIbrī (“Son of the Hebrew”), or Abū al-Faraj, Latin name Gregorius, (born , Melitene, Armenia [now Malatya, Turkey]—died July. Bar-Hebraeus ( – July 30, ) was catholicos (bishop) of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the thirteenth century. He is noted for his works. b. Malaṭīa, ; d. Marāḡa, ), Syriac historian and polymath. See EBN AL- ʿEBRĪ, ABU’L-FARAJ.

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He was born in Qatar and subsequently lived in present day Iraq and Iran. Each minor break under the name of the ecclesiastical ruler represents the summary of the content of each paragraph in that section indicated by indentation yebraeus the text of Abbeloos and Lamy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Most of his works were written in Syriac. Maphrian of the Syriac Orthodox Church. Mahatma Gandhi, Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist….

Gorgias Press. Grammar of Bar Hebraeus with Commentary

Texts from Christian Late Antiquity There Hebrweus Hebraeus continued with his studies and when he was about seventeen years of age he became a monk and began to lead the life of the hermit.

Under the care of his father, he began as a boy a teneris unguiculis the study of medicine and of many other branches of knowledge, which he never abandoned.

His approach to Islam was also significant, sharing features with his European contemporary, Aquinaswho also drew on Muslim sources and regarded Muslims, Jews and Christians as occupying the same intellectual space. Bruns and Kirsch, G. He left an autobiography, to be found in AssemaniBiblioth.

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The most important work of Bar Hebraeus is Awsar Raze”Storehouse of Secrets”, a commentary on the entire Bibleboth doctrinal and critical. Bar-Hebraeus – July 30, hebaeus catholicos bishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the thirteenth century. Perspectives heebraeus Linguistics and Ancient Languages 2. He probably [ citation needed ]however, thought that the differences between CatholicsNestorians, and the rest did not affect the common faith; hence, he did not consider others as hereticsand was not himself considered as such, at least by the Church of the East and the Armenians.


He fell ill at Maragha in and died there. Christian theologyLogicMetaphysicsMedicineHistory.

Bar Hebraeus The Ecclesiastical Chronicle

Thus he gradually accumulated an immense erudition, became familiar with almost all branches of secular and religious knowledge, and in many cases thoroughly mastered the bibliography of the various subjects which he undertook to treat. This volume is a facsimile edition of a handwritten manuscript of Gregory Bar Hebraeus’s Grammar of the Syriac Language from the private collection of George A. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

His first major section covers the territories of the Byzantine Empire and traces church history through hfbraeus Patriarchs of Antioch specifically the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchs after Severus of Antioch. He deals with histories, religions, languages, the manners and customs of peoples; he adds biographies of great warriors and physicians; he describes battles and sieges, and the capture of cities; he talks hebrzeus the coming of comets and extraordinary appearances in the heavens, earthquakes, famines, falls of snow, and the freezing over of the Tigris and Euphrates; he also reports court scandals, and repeats gossip of all kinds, and tells bra stories”.

This volume presents case studies of the phenomena that contributed to group identity in late antique Syria-Mesopotamia, in particular traditions reflecting interactions between Judaism and Christianity, among various Christian groups, and among other religious traditions of late antiquity such as Zoroastrianism or ‘paganism’. He was, though, a conscientious pastor, building and repairing churches, visiting some of the most difficult areas of his province and consecrating twelve bishops.

There was a problem with your submission. Inhe visited Tikrit, the first visit by the maphrian in 60 years. When Pococke took a copy of Bar-Hebraeus’ Chronicle back to England, on the one hand this helped to perpetuate some traditional Christian criticisms of Islam. Concerning the Tatars taking Khawarazm ET. A modern edition was first published by Fr. Back Persian and Iranian Studies.

An election was soon to be held in Iran, he said, and he had chosen me to cover it. Contact our editors with your feedback. He is regarded as a saint by the Syriac Orthodox Churchwho hold his feast day on July Budge’s English translation is a rather rare volume in its original printed edition. You have no items in your shopping cart.


CiliciaConstantinopleJerusalem Syriac: Hebrweus a world where cultural and religious difference has too often been used as an excuse to oppress Others, even to conquer their territory, examples of more harmonious coexistence are important.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Even when advising Christians how to live “a holy live” he drew on Muslim sources. The current edition of the Chronicon Ecclesiasticum is that of Hebraeys and Lamy[9] Syriac text, Latin translation.

Bar-Hebraeus’ writing represents an invaluable compendia of knowledge across the humanities and sciences at the time, and is especially significant in making available historical data.

In was transferred to the see of Laqabin and finally was made primateor maphrianof the East by Ignatius IV Yeshu in Edited and Translated by Nasir al-Ka’bi. Back Mesopotamia Egypt Anatolia. We are run by scholars, for scholars, who believe strongly in “Publishing for the Sake of Knowledge.

Thomas Evangelical Church A Mongol general invaded the area of Malatya, and falling ill, sought for a physician. The Jacobites were members of a west Syrian church that refused to accept the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon concerning the nature of Christ.

BAR HEBRAEUS° (or Bar ʿEbhraya or Ibn al- ʿIbri), JOHA-NAN

Budge says Bar Hebraeus was given the baptismal name John Syriac: Syriac Christianity Saint Thomas Christians. Both books have been warmly praised by leading scholars. His Episcopal duties did not interfere with his studies; he took advantage the need to travel throughout his vast province to consult libraries and to meet with scholars. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources.

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