Michael the Syrian, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Michael the Syrian

Eastern Orthodox bishop

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1126

Place of Birth: Battalgazi, Turkey

Date of Death: 14-Nov-1199

Profession: Orthodox priest

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Michael the Syrian

  • Michael the Syrian (Classical Syriac: ?????????? ??????????, romanized: Mikho?el Suryoyo), died 1199 AD, also known as Michael the Great (Syriac: ?????????? ???????, romanized: Mikho?el Rabo) or Michael Syrus or Michael the Elder, to distinguish him from his nephew, was a patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church from 1166 to 1199.
  • He is best known today as the author of the largest medieval Chronicle, which he composed in Syriac.
  • Various other materials written in his own hand have survived.

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