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Most of these works are considerably later compositions in Greek.

Part of a series on the. Internal evidence from Ephrem’s hymnody suggests that both his parents were part of the growing Christian community in efre, city, although later hagiographers wrote that his father was a pagan priest.

Ephrem, in his late fifties, applied himself to ministry in his new church and seems to have continued his work as a teacher, perhaps in the School of Edessa.

The See of Nisibis was founded in by Babu d. 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.

Liturgical calendar Paschal cycle 12 Great Feasts Other feasts: Eastern Catholic Chaldean Catholic Church. The church historian Sozomen credits Ephrem with having written over three million lines. University of California Press.

Archived from the original on In this confusion, Ephrem wrote a great number of hymns defending Nicene orthodoxy. These zirul are full of rich, poetic imagery drawn from biblical sources, folk tradition, and other religions and philosophies.


One important physical link to Ephrem’s lifetime is the baptistery of Nisibis. Matthew Mark Luke John. Views Read Edit View history. He lamented that the faithful were “tossed to and fro and carried around with every wind of doctrine, by the cunning of men, by their craftiness and deceitful wiles.

Syriac Orthodox Church Ephrem’s writings contain a rich variety of symbols and metaphors. This is not to say that all texts ascribed to Ephrem in Greek are by others, but many are. Eastern Christian traditions that employ Syriac language in their liturgical rites sidul active years in brackets.

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Ephrem the Syrian

The Christian community used the Syriac dialect. The most reliable date for his death is 9 June Ephrem was baptized as a youth and almost certainly became a son of the covenantan unusual form of syriac proto- monasticism. Ephrem is popularly credited as the founder of the School erfem Nisibiswhich, in later centuries, was the centre of learning of the Syriac Orthodox Church.

Holy Women of the Syrian Orient. Granted that some dfrem been lost, Ephrem’s productivity is not in doubt.

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Ephrem comments that orthodox Nicene Christians were simply called “Palutians” in Edessa, after a former bishop. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat For other persons with xirul name, see Ephrem name. He seems to have been a part of the members of the covenanta close-knit, urban community of Christians that had “covenanted” themselves to service and had refrained from sexual activity.


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Edessa had always been at the heart of the Syriac-speaking world, and the city was full of rival philosophies and religions. He wrote a biblical commentary on the Diatessaron the single gospel harmony of the early Syriac churchthe Syriac original of which was found in Ephrem is also supposed to have visited Saint Pishoy in the monasteries of Scetes in Egypt. Ssirul in Nea Moni of Chios 11th century. Chaldean Catholic Church. The cities around Nisibis were destroyed one by one, and their citizens killed or deported.

The second legend attached to Ephrem is that he was a monk. 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: Wikiquote has quotations related to: The culture included pagan religions, Judaism and early Christian sects.

Constantius II was unable to respond; the campaign of Julian in ended with his death in battle. Ephrem combines in his writing a threefold heritage: