Assemani, Stephanus Evodius (1711–1782) [Maron.]
Titular bp. of Apamea, Scriptor in the Vatican Library, Rome; nephew of J. S. Assemani, and cousin of J. A. Assemani. Among his numerous works the most important is the two-volume Acta Sanctorum Martyrum orientalium et occidentalium(1748; FT by F. Lagrange, 1852). Besides assisting his uncle in the catalogue of the Vatican mss. he was also the compiler of a number of other catalogues of oriental mss. (notably that of the Medicean-Laurentian Library in Florence, 1742); he was also responsible for the third Syriac volume (1743) of the six-volume edition of Ephrem.
- G. Levi Della Vida, ‘Assemani, S. E.’, in Dizionario biografico degli Italiani, vol. 4 (1962), 441–2.
- K. Rizk, ‘Assémani, Étienne-Évode’, in Encyclopédie Maronite, vol. 1 (1992), 437–39.
- E. Tisserant, ‘Notes pour servir à la biographie d’Étienne-Évode Assémani’, OC 29 (1932), 264–76.
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Brock, Sebastian P. “Assemani, Stephanus Evodius.” In Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage: Electronic Edition. Edited by Sebastian P. Brock, Aaron M. Butts, George A. Kiraz and Lucas Van Rompay. Digital edition prepared by David Michelson, Ute Possekel, and Daniel L. Schwartz. Gorgias Press, 2011; online ed. Beth Mardutho, 2018. https://gedsh.bethmardutho.org/Assemani-Stephanus-Evodius.
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