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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Although he uses the Peshitta as a basis, he knows that it is not perfect, and therefore controls it by the Hebrew, the Septuagintthe Greek versions of SymmachusTheodotionAquila hebraaeus, by Oriental versions, Armenian and Coptic, and finally by the other Syriac translations, Heraclean, Philoxenian and especially the Syro-Hexapla. Scribe Abed Nuhara Bar Gor. Be the first to review this product. In a world where cultural and religious baf has too often been used as an excuse to ridicule others, to discriminate against them and even to attack other’s or their territory, examples of more harmonious coexistence are important.

He is regarded as a hebrafus by the Syriac Orthodox Churchwho hold his feast day on July The Muslims are far from being in darkness, in as much as they have rejected the worship of idols and worship only one God.


Gorgias Press is proud to publish the first complete English translation of this influential text, by respected Syriac scholar David Wilmshurst. The more important of them are:.

Budge says Bar Hebraeus was given the baptismal name John Syriac: He left an autobiography, to be found in AssemaniBiblioth. History of “Bar-Hebraeus” Note: Help us improve this article! Another was his Chronography, consisting of a secular history from the time of creation and an ecclesiastical history of the patriarchate of Antioch and the Eastern Jacobite church. Eastern Catholic Chaldean Catholic Church. Only registered users can write reviews. Hegraeus can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.


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His exegetical and doctrinal portions are taken from the Greek Fathers and previous Syriac Orthodox theologians.

Back What Is the Antioch Bible? Translated by David Wilmshurst. Retrieved September 10, Back Persian and Iranian Studies. He says in his Historia synastiarum that he studied medicine under a distinguished Hebfaeus physician in Damascus.

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.

This book provides a description of Classical Syriac phonology based on fully vocalized biblical texts and the detailed comments by medieval Syriac grammarians. On the cause which made the Mongols lay waste the countries of the Persians, and the other regions which are west of them ET. Subdivisions Autonomous churches grouped by tradition: Christian theologyLogicMetaphysicsHebraesHistory. He would have taken monastic vows before his consecration, probably “while he was in Antioch,” [2] He was placed over the diocese of Aleppo by Dionysius, Metropolitan of Melitene The Ecclesiastical Chronicle was translated into Latin between andbut has never before been fully translated into English.

An English translation by E. He acquired fluency in a number of languages, including Armenian, Persian at least “in herbaeus latter part of his life” and possibly Mongolian. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Two continuators bring the story down to the end of the 15th century, shedding valuable light on a relatively obscure period in the history of both Churches.

Back Persian and Iranian Studies. However, all references to this longer name are posthumous. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. It gives the political history of the world from the creation to the year AD Thomas Evangelical Church Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed.


David Wilmshurst, a noted historian of the Church of the East, has now provided a hebrasus and accurate English translation of the Ecclesiastical History, with the aim of winning this important text the readership it deserves.

Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article. These cover theology, history, medicine and liturgy. Kethabha dhe-Bhabhatha, “Book of the Pupils of the Eyes;” compendium of logic and dialectics. The first complete edition, containing “laughable stories”, by Bar-Hebraeus. In the midst of 13th-century Muslim rule, he followed a conciliatory policy, seeking tolerance from the Arabs, whom he served as physician, and promoting rapport among disputing Christian groups.

This article abides by terms of the Creative Commons CC-by-sa 3. Without harmony, the unified world of peace that many people want to build will remain an unrealized dream. The dot is used for everything in Syriac from tense to gender, number, hebrxeus pronunciation, and unsurprisingly represents one of the biggest obstacles to learning the language.

Baf World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards. Hebreus modern development has been accelerated in recent…. In 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.

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