Isaac, Bishop of Nineveh, active 7th century

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Isaac, Bishop of Nineveh in the Syrian Nestorian Church, was also known as Isaac the Syrian. A monk, he was ordained Bishop of Nineveh, but abdicated after five months in office and withdrew into the wilderness of Mount Matout where he lived in solitude. He is best remembered for his homilies on the inner and mystical life and is revered in the Orthodox churches as a saint.

From the description of [Selected works / Isaac, Bishop of Nineveh] [17th cent.] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 664699579

Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Syrian churches
Asceticism
Manuscripts, Ethiopic
Monastic and religious life
Mysticism
Nestorian Church
Spiritual life Christianity
Occupation
Activity

Person

Birth 0600

Death 0700

Arabic,

Syriac

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