Book/Printed Material Life of Barsawma.

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Title

  • Life of Barsawma.

Summary

  • This undated manuscript of Ktāba d-ḥayyāw(y) d-qaddišā mār(y) Barṣawmā (Life of Barsawma) contains a narrative of the miraculous life of Barsawma (died about 492). The manuscript is in Syriac, but this text also is known in Ge'ez, the classical language of Ethiopia. Barsawma is said to have performed about 100 miracles, detailed here, and he was involved in the Christological controversies of the fifth century. A famous monastery near Melitene in present-day Turkey is named after him. The folios of the manuscript are unnumbered, but it is evident that the first quire at the beginning and a few folios at the end are missing. The script around the edges of the page is noticeably flowing.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [500 to 1900]

Subject Headings

  • -  Turkey
  • -  451 to 492
  • -  Barṣauma, of Nisibis, circa 415-492
  • -  Biography
  • -  Church of the East

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 148 pages ; 18 x 13 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: Syriac-Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo.
  • -  Content in Syriac.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Source Collection

  • St. George Church (Urfa Collection)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021667696

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • pdf
  • image

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Life of Barsawma. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 500 to, 0500] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667696/.

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(0500) Life of Barsawma. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 500 to] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667696/.

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Life of Barsawma. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 500 to, 0500] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021667696/>.