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Most of these works are considerably later compositions in Greek. In that year, Shapur attacked again. Ephrem asserts that Christ’s unity of humanity and divinity represents peace, perfection and salvation; in contrast, docetism and other heresies sought to divide or reduce Christ’s nature and, in doing so, rend and devalue Christ’s followers with their false teachings. After a ten-year residency in Edessa, in his sixties, Ephrem succumbed to the plague as he ministered to its victims.

The church historian Sozomen credits Ephrem with having written over three million lines. Paschal cycle 12 Great Feasts Other feasts: One important physical link to Ephrem’s lifetime is the baptistery of Nisibis. errem

Granted that some have been lost, Ephrem’s productivity is not in doubt. So popular were his works, that, for centuries after his death, Christian authors wrote hundreds of pseudepigraphal ssirul in his name. Matthew Mark Luke John. Chaldean Catholic Church.

Sfantul Efrem Sirul – Saint Ephrem the Syrian

Ephrem erfem popularly believed to have taken legendary journeys. Syriac churches still use many of Effem hymns as part of the annual cycle of worship. The most reliable date for his death is 9 June He was declared a Doctor of the Church in the Catholic Church in Ecumenical councils Seven Ecumenical Councils: Brahmavar Goan Orthodox Church. Ephrem wrote exclusively in the Syriac languagebut translations of his writings exist in Classical ArmenianCopticOld GeorgianKoine Greek and other languages.


Some of his works are only extant in translation particularly in Armenian. Some fragments exist in Armenian of his commentaries on the Acts of the Apostles and Pauline Epistles.

Sfantul Efrem Sirul

Ephrem wrote a wide variety of hymns, poems, and sermons in verse, as well as prose exegesis. Each group has a title — Carmina NisibenaOn FaithOn ParadiseOn VirginityAgainst Heresies — but some of these titles do not do justice to the entirety of the collection for instance, only the first half of the Carmina Nisibena is about Nisibis.

InEmperor Constantine Iwho had legalised and promoted the practice of Christianity in the Roman Empire, died. 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.

The Hymns Against Heresies employ colourful metaphors eefrem describe the Incarnation of Christ as fully human and divine. Ephrem was born around the year in the city of Nisibis now Nusaybin in Turkeyin the contested border region between Sirkl Assyria and Roman Mesopotamiathen-recently acquired by Rome.

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A later Syriac writer, Jacob of Serughwrote that Efre, rehearsed all-female choirs to sing his hymns set to Syriac folk tunes in the forum of Edessa. Views Read Edit View history.

Eastern Catholic Chaldean Catholic Church. The third category of Ephrem’s writings is his prose work. For other persons with the name, see Ephrem name. Images of women in antiquity.

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. One of the earlier “modifications” is the statement that Ephrem’s father was a pagan priest of Abnil or Abizal. Robert Appleton Company, Evidence of Greek philosophical concepts in the writings of Ephrem the Syrian.

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The inscription tells that it was constructed under Bishop Vologeses in AriansMarcionitesManicheesBardaisanites and various gnostic sects proclaimed themselves as the true church. Chaldean Syrian Church He was ordained as a deacon either at his baptism or later. During the first siege, Ephrem credits Bishop Jacob as defending the city with his prayers. Ephrem comments that orthodox Nicene Christians were simply called “Palutians” in Edessa, after a former bishop.

Nisibis was besieged inand Liturgical calendar Paschal cycle 12 Great Feasts Other feasts: There has been very little critical examination of these works, and many are still treasured by some churches as authentic.

The Christian community used the Syriac dialect. The See of Nisibis was founded in by Babu d.

In Ephrem’s day, monasticism was in its infancy in Egypt. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. He has been called the most significant of all of the fathers of the Syriac-speaking church tradition. Ephrem was baptized as a youth and almost certainly became a son efrfm the covenantan unusual form of syriac proto- monasticism.

Edessa had always been at the heart of the Syriac-speaking world, and the city was full of rival philosophies and religions.