3. Jacobite Authors
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In Chapter 2, The Syriac Tradition in the Early Islamic Era

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3.1 Severus Sebōḵt – 3.2 Athanasius II of Balad – 3.3 Jacob of Edessa – 3.4 George, Bishop of the Arabs

3.1 Severus Sebōḵt

Severus Sebōḵt (d. 666/7; GSL [*27: 246–247], Nau 1929 [*28: 279–281], Ortiz de Urbina 1965 [*30: 175–176], Yousif 2003 [*38: 115–120]), bishop of the Monastery of Qenneshre from 638, was famous for his Greek learning; thus Barhebraeus pra…

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Hans Daiber, “3. Jacobite Authors”, in: Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries. Consulted online on 26 April 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2543-2729_PIWO_COM_001203>
First published online: 2017



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