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Articles containing Classical Syriac-language text Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text Articles containing Latin-language text Articles containing Syriac-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August CS1 maint: Some fragments exist in Armenian of his commentaries on the Acts of the Apostles and Pauline Epistles.

Ephrem is attributed with writing hagiographies such as The Life of Saint Mary the Harlotthough this credit is called into question. Matthew Mark Luke John. Feast of Orthodoxy Intercession of the Theotokos The four fasting periods: University of California Press.

Ephrem the Syrian

His Eferm Catholic feast day of 9 June conforms to his date of death. He also wrote refutations against BardaisanMani, Marcion and others.

During the first siege, Ephrem credits Bishop Jacob as defending the city with his prayers. Catholicism portal Saints portal. For 48 years —it was on 18 June, and this date is still observed in the Extraordinary Form. James, defended the city by his prayers during the siege of Sapor II.


Ephrem’s writings contain a rich variety of symbols and metaphors. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use efrrm Privacy Policy.

Retrieved from ” https: Ephrem is venerated as an example of monastic discipline in Eastern Christianity. For other persons with the name, see Ephrem name.

The See of Nisibis was founded in by Babu d. Siryl of these works are considerably later compositions in Greek. Mosaic of Christ PantocratorHagia Sophia. Thomas Evangelical Church The most reliable date for his death is 9 June From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

In Ephrem’s day, monasticism was in its infancy in Egypt. Nisibis was besieged inand A later Syriac writer, Jacob of Serughwrote that Ephrem rehearsed all-female choirs to sing his hymns set to Syriac folk tunes in the forum of Edessa. The Hymns Against Heresies employ colourful metaphors to describe the Incarnation of Christ as fully human and divine.

Mosaic in Nea Moni of Chios 11th century. These hymns are full of rich, poetic imagery drawn from biblical sources, folk tradition, and other religions and philosophies. The cities around Nisibis were destroyed one by one, and their citizens killed or deported. Students of Ephrem often refer to this corpus as having a single author called “Greek Ephrem”, or Ephraem Graecus as opposed to the real Ephrem the Syrian.

Images of women in antiquity. The Christian community used the Syriac dialect. Eastern Christian traditions that employ Syriac language in their liturgical rites with active years in brackets.

His feast day is celebrated on 28 January and on the Saturday of the Venerable Fathers. Internal evidence from Ephrem’s hymnody suggests that both his parents were part of the growing Christian community in the city, although later hagiographers wrote that his father was a pagan priest.


Mar Thoma Syrian Church St. After a ten-year residency in Edessa, in his sixties, Ephrem succumbed to the plague as he ministered to its victims. Eastern Catholic Chaldean Catholic Church.

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Ephrem is popularly believed to have taken legendary journeys. Edessa had always been at the heart of the Syriac-speaking world, and the city was full of rival philosophies and religions. The most popular title for Ephrem is Harp of the Spirit Syriac: Paschal cycle 12 Great Feasts Other sirull Ephrem is popularly credited as the founder of the School of Nisibiswhich, in later centuries, was the centre of learning of the Syriac Orthodox Church.

Retrieved 8 June Ephrem’s artful meditations on the efrrem of Christian faith and his stand against heresy made him a popular source of inspiration throughout the church. Holy Women of the Syrian Orient.

Jacobthe second bishop of Nisibis, [7] was appointed inand Ephrem grew up under his leadership of the community. The best known of these writings is the Prayer of Saint Ephremwhich is recited at every service during Great Lent and other fasting periods in Eastern Christianity. Ephrem is also supposed to have visited Saint Pishoy in the monasteries of Scetes in Egypt.