feast of Mār Bar Ṣawmā

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feast day


  • Syriac: ܥܐܕܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܒܪ ܨܘܡܐ = ʿʾDʾ DMRY BR ṢWMʾ 1

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Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian1 before 11991195-1199?15982009


  • 1Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 626 [Syriac].
    • Bar Çauma: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), III, 251, 321, 387, 410 [French].
    • Feast of Mōr-Barṣawmō: Michael the Syrian, The Chronicle of Michael the Great (The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex): Books XV–XXI From the Year 1050 to 1195 AD, ed. Amir Harrak (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2019), 202, 316, 420, 462 [Syriac with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Jessica Mutter, and McKenzie Cady, “feast of Mār Bar Ṣawmā” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/637.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; abstract; and matching, Syriac name collection and transliteration, and reconciling Harrak's pages from Michael's chronicle
  • Jessica Mutter: matching from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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