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Mar George, Bishop of the Arabs (d. 725) – BIOGRAPHIES OF SYRIAN SCHOLARS AND WRITERS – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

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Mar George, Bishop of the Arabs (d. 725) Mar George or Georgi, bishop of the Arabs was a scholar, a church dignitary, a student of philosophy, an excellent critic and an authority who was deeply versed in both poetry and prose. In the prime of his life, he studied at Qinnesrin under Severus Sabukht shortly before the latter’s death, and later under other professors. He acquired all that the brilliant mind could absorb of the Syriac philological sciences as well as philosophical, astronomical, theological sciences and history. He assumed the monastic habit and pursued godliness. He was...

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Mar George, Bishop of the Arabs (d. 725) – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

Posted by on Sep 24, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on Mar George, Bishop of the Arabs (d. 725) – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

Mar George, Bishop of the Arabs (d. 725) Mar George or Georgi, bishop of the Arabs was a scholar, a church dignitary, a student of philosophy, an excellent critic and an authority who was deeply versed in both poetry and prose. In the prime of his life, he studied at Qinnesrin under Severus Sabukht shortly before the latter’s death, and later under other professors. He acquired all that the brilliant mind could absorb of the Syriac philological sciences as well as philosophical, astronomical, theological sciences and history. He assumed the monastic habit and pursued godliness. He was...

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