Patriarch of Tur Abdin

From 1364 to 1816 the region of Tur Abdin constituted a distinct patriarchate within the Syriac Orthodox Church, with the following patriarchs:[1]

  • Ignatius Saba of Salah (1364–1389)
  • Ignatius Isho' of Midhyat (1389–1418), died 1421
  • Ignatius Mas'ud of Salah (1418–1420)
  • Ignatius Henoch of 'Ayn Ward (1421–1444)
  • Ignatius Qoma of Ba Sabrina (1444–1454)
  • Ignatius Isho' of Salah (1455–1460)
  • Ignatius 'Aziz (Philoxene) of Basila (1460–1482)
  • Ignatius Saba of Arbo (1482–1488)
  • Ignatius John Qofer of 'Ayn Ward (1489–1492)
  • Ignatius Mas'ud of Zaz (1492–1512)
  • Ignatius Isho' of Zaz (1515–1524)
  • Ignatius Simon of Hattakh (1524–1551)
  • Ignatius Jacob of Hisn (1551–1571)
  • Ignatius Sahdo of Midhyat (1584–1621)
  • Ignatius 'Abd Allah of Midhyat (1628–?)
  • Ignatius Habib of Midhyat (1674–1707)
  • Ignatius Denha of 'Arnas (1707–1725)
  • Ignatius Barsum of Midhyat (1740–1791)
  • Ignatius Aho and Ignatius Isaiah of Arbo (1791–1816), jointly

Between 1804 and c. 1840 there was a series of patriarchs of contested and limited authority:[2]

  • Severus Isḥoq (1804–1816)
  • Yawsep of ʿArnas (1805–1834)
  • Barṣawmo of Ḥbob (1816–1839)
  • Mirza of Beth Sbirina (1816–1842)
  • Barṣawmo of Beth Sbirina (1821–1842)
  • Grigorios Zaytun Ghalma of Midyat (1821–1844)
  • Severus ʿAbd al-Nūr of Arbo (1834–1839)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jean Maurice Fiey (1993), Pour un Oriens Christianus Novus: Repertoire des diocèses syriaques orientaux et occidentaux, Beirut: Orient-Institut, pp. 275–277, ISBN 3-515-05718-8
  2. ^ Samuel Burleson; Lucas Van Rompay (2018) [2011], "List of Patriarchs: II. The Syriac Orthodox Church and its Uniate Continuations", in Sebastian P. Brock; Aaron M. Butts; George A. Kiraz; Lucas Van Rompay (eds.), Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage, (Gorgias Press, online ed. Beth Mardutho).