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266. Metropolitan Gurgis of Basibrina (d. 1495)

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Metropolitan Gurgis of Basibrina (d. 1495) Gurgis became a monk at the Qartamin Monastery. In 1450 he was ordained a metropolitan with the name Yuhanna. He was the most prominent among the bishops of his time. Twice he performed the pilgrimage to Jerusalem and bought a house for two hundred golden dinars and made it an endowment of our St. Mark’s Monastery in Jerusalem.563 He died at Mar Hananya Monastery in 1495. In 1462 he compiled a liturgy from nine liturgies by doctors of the church, all of which share the common name Yuhanna, including his own name. To this compilation he...

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267. The Monk Dawud (David) of Hims (d. 1500)

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The Monk Dawud (David) of Hims (d. 1500) Dawud is son of Abd al-Karim, son of Salah known as the Himsi (or the Phoenician).566 He was born at al-Qaryatayn in 1431 and moved to Hims when he was a young boy. He studied under the priest Musa Mukaysif and entered the Monastery of Mar Musa in al-Nabk where he became a monk and concentrated on learning. He was ordained a deacon. While still young he went to the Zafaran Monastery in 1459 to study. He remained at the monastery for a while, was ordained a priest and then he moved to the Monastery of the Cross near Hisn Kifa. For a time he became the...

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265. Patriarch Yuhanna bar Shay Allah (d. 1493)

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Patriarch Yuhanna bar Shay Allah (d. 1493) Patriarch Shay Allah belongs to the family of the priest Abu al-Karam, originally from Bartulli. His father is Shay Allah son of Sad al-Din, who is also nicknamed Ibn al-Asfar. Patriarch Shay Allah was born at Mardin in 1442 and studied Syriac literature under the priests Shimun of Amid and Yuhanna of Mardin as well as the monks Yeshu of Basibrina and Dawud (David) bar Qashafo of Qalat al-Imra’a.560 He also studied astronomy, dialectics, philosophy and also theology in Mardin, Syria and Egypt. He was ordained a bishop of al-Sawr and Amid in...

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تنظيم الكنيسة في ايران / نينا بيغلوسفكايا / ترجمة أحمد الجراد

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  مواد وأبحاث من اصدار معهد الاستشراق التابع لأكاديمية العلوم السوفياتية نينا بيغلوسفكايا ترجمة أحمد الجراد لقد ذكرنا من قبل أن انتشار المسيحية في إيران كان مرتبطاً بواقعة أن حكم الساسانيين لم يتوقف على الاستيلاء على الأراضي الواقعة ضمن حدود الإمبراطورية فالمعروف أن شابور الأول وغيره من حكام إيران لاحقوا ومن ثم هجروا...

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انتشار المسيحية والاضطهاد / نينا بيغلوفسكايا / ترجمة أحمد الجراد

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  مواد وأبحاث من اصدار معهد الاستشراق التابع لأكاديمية العلوم السوفياتية نينا بيغلوفسكايا ترجمة أحمد الجراد ترتبط اقدم المؤلفات السريانية بحركة التنصير ، أي مع دخول التعاليم المسيحية إلى المدن السورية . بالنسبة لمدينة إنطاكية تمّ التأكد بشكل قوي من تأسيس البيعة فيها من قبل الرسل ( الحواريين ) كما تشهد على ذلك ” أعمال...

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بحث في تاريخ السريان وحقوقهم عن كتاب ” الذات الجريحة ” إشكاليات الهوية في العراق والعالم العربي / سليم مطر

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البحث : – من هم السريان – اللغة السريانية الآرامية – شمال الرافدين أو أقليم ” الجزيرة “ – الأقوام الجبلية ومنطقة الجزيرة – ” تكريد ” السريان وشمال الرافدين – مذابح الإبادة العرقية بحق السريان – مناطق أكراد الرافدين ( تاريخها الاصلي ) :                             منطقة كركوك                                مدينة...

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