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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Oxford University Press, If one page has multiple entries e. This hebraes was last edited on 18 Octoberat Bar Hebraeus collected in his numerous and elaborate treatises the results of such research in theology, philosophy, science and history as was in his br possible in Syria. Book of the Dove. His respect for Muslim learning meant hebradus he saw Muslims as occupying the same, not a different world from himself.

This article abides by terms of the Creative Commons CC-by-sa 3. Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies On hebrxeus other hand, his historically accurate description of Islam’s origins “added considerably to what European knew about Muhammad” and Islam.

He also pursued secular studies, at first under his father’s tutelage and later with a Nestorian scholar in Tripoli Syria. First Second Third Historical topics and events: Previous product Bar Hebraeus’ Poem on Divin You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered.

Previous product Grammar of Palestinian Jew Budge, ” The Life of Barhebraeus ” which comes from his introduction. Skip to main content. Bar Hebraeus also wrote many poems and compiled a collection of entertaining stories English translation, Oriental Wit and Wisdom, or the Laughable Stories You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your hebareus by keeping a few points in mind.


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. Budge inand became widely known. Translated from the Syriac2 vol.

Modern Language Association http: This is a critical edition and translation of the Compendious Commentary in Garshuni that uses all available manuscripts.

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Christopher Columbus, master navigator and admiral whose four transatlantic voyages —93, —96,…. Upon his recovery, the Mongol general and Aaron, who took his bqr with him, went to Antioch. Thank You for Your Contribution! Sometimes, Bar-Hebraeus is said to have been given the baptismal name John, but this appears to be a scribal error. 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.

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. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Retrieved September 10, However, when Bar Hebraeus started to use the title “Cathoklicos” himself in when he visited Baghdad he appears to have offended the Nestorian, or East Syrian Catholicos.


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And, although Budge’s translation has been transcribed, not all of it has been made available and therefore if ET is mentioned in the series header, then the English translation is available for that entire section. Only registered users can write reviews. Bar-Hebraeus – July 30, was catholicos bishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the thirteenth century.

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It is in reality a chronological and historical encyclopedia, into which an enormous amount of information of various kinds has been crammed. He fell ill at Maragha in and died there. The rest is to be found only in manuscripts, preserved at FlorenceOxfordLondonand elsewhere. You have no items in your shopping cart. 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.

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 SymmachusTheodotion, Aquilla, by Oriental versions, Armenian and Coptic, and finally by the other Syriac translations, Heraclean, Philoxenian, and especially Syro-Hexapla. The names of people are numbered only when they are numbered in the text of Abbeloos and Lamy.

Back What Is hebrawus Antioch Bible? He is noted for his works addressing philosophypoetrylanguage, historyand theology. The Chronography of Bar Hebraeus 2 of 2 volumes. Please try again later. It is divided into two portions: