Isidore of Pelusium (late 4th/5th cent.)

Greek author of 2000 short letters. His learning and exegesis was praised by Severus who quotes from several Letters (Contra Grammaticum, III.39). The Syriac translation of a collection of 126 letters is preserved; this is of interest for the textual history of the Greek text (see especially Letter 1278, ed. Évieux).

Sources

  • CPG 5557–5558.
  • P. Évieux, Isidore de Péluse, Lettres, vol. I (SC 422, 1997), 153–5, 171–2. (on the Syriac translation)


How to Cite This Entry

Sebastian P. Brock, “Isidore of Pelusium,” 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, https://gedsh.bethmardutho.org/Isidore-of-Pelusium.

Footnote Style Citation with Date:

Sebastian P. Brock, “Isidore of Pelusium,” 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 (Gorgias Press, 2011; online ed. Beth Mardutho, 2018), https://gedsh.bethmardutho.org/Isidore-of-Pelusium.

Bibliography Entry Citation:

Brock, Sebastian P. “Isidore of Pelusium.” 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/Isidore-of-Pelusium.

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