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Dead temples vs. living churches: ISIS is obliterating Christian communities
As late as the 13th century, Syriac Christian scholarship enjoyed a final flowering with the amazing polymath Gregory Bar-Hebraeus, the half-Jewish “Son of a Hebrew.
Disappearing Ancient Texts Could Be Saved by Solar-Powered Device
One text that Clarke is particularly excited about dates to the 13th century and may have been written by a man named Bar Hebraeus, a polymath who wrote about literature, science, philosophy, religion, history and medicine, Clarke said. [See Photos of ...
Muslim war with Americans began around 640 AD
A story passed down by Abd-Al-Latif of Baghdad (1162-1231), Jamal Ad-din Al-Kufti (1169-1248), and Bar Hebraeus (1226-1286) was that when Caliph Omar was asked in 642 A.D. what to do with the world famous Library at Alexandria, he replied: “If those ...
Why Gorgias Matters
For centuries, Syriac was one of the primary languages of Christian thought and writing, and languages like Coptic and Armenian were also critical.
Massacres, butchery, beheadings – guess who?
Gregory Bar-Hebraeus (1226-1286), a Syrian Orthodox Church leader, wrote how Turkish Muslim tolerance toward Christians turned to hate: “And having seen very much modesty and other habits of this kind among Christian people, certainly the Mongols ...

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Bar Hebraeus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gregory Bar Hebraeus (1226 – 30 July 1286), previously known by his Latin name Abulpharagius, was a catholicos (bishop) of the Syriac Orthodox Church in  ...
hebraeus - Wiktionary
Pronunciation[edit]. (Classical) IPA: /heˈbraɪ.us/.
Bar Hebraeus | Syrian philosopher |
Sep 12, 2014 Bar Hebraeus, Arabic Ibn Al-ʿIbrī (“Son of the Hebrew”), or Abū al-Faraj, Latin name Gregorius (born 1226, Melitene, Armenia [now Malatya, ...
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Bar Hebraeus - New Advent
He was the son of a Jewish physician, Aaron, a convert to the Jacobite faith; hence his surname of Bar 'Ebraya (Bar Hebræus), "Son of the Hebrew". Under the ...
Table of Contents, Bar Hebraeus or Gregory Abu'l-Faraj
[The history of the last ten years in the Chronography was not written by Bar Hebraeus, who died in 1286; the writer was probably his brother, Bar Sawma Safi .] ...

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