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ʼAbdisho of Nisibis

(1318)

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Barsumas

Barsumas  

(d. before 496), Bp. of Nisibis in the Church of the East. He became a keen propagandist for the theology of Theodore of Mopsuestia. He was instrumental in founding an influential theological school ...
Narsai

Narsai  

(d. c.503),poet and theologian of the Church of the East. Born probably in 399, he became head of the famous school of Edessa, but c.471 he fled to Nisibis, where the bishop, Barsumas, asked him to ...
Nestorian

Nestorian  

A member of the Nestorian Church, a sect of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Nestorians followed the teaching of the controversial Syrian Nestorius (died c.451), who was appointed Bishop of ...
Theodore bar Koni

Theodore bar Koni  

(8th c.)This Syro-oriental doctor from the land of Kashkar is practically unknown to us. According to ʼAbdisho († 1318), he wrote ascetic works and discourses, now lost. But we ...

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