Murad, Michael (1878–1952) [Syr. Cath.]

He was born in Mosul. He studied at the Seminary of St. John starting in 1893. He was ordained a priest in 1904 for Qaraqosh where he served for three years, after which he returned to Mosul and taught at the seminary.

He composed an Arabic-Syriac lexicon. The lemmas until sīn were published (n.d.), with a 2nd ed. published under the title ktobo d-simto / Arabisk-Ass. / Syr. Ordbok (1984), with an introduction in Syriac and Swedish by Gabriel Isik.

Sources

  • Abūna, Adab, 551–2.
  • Macuch, Geschichte, 437.


How to Cite This Entry

George A. Kiraz, “Murad, Michael,” 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/Murad-Michael.

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George A. Kiraz, “Murad, Michael,” 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/Murad-Michael.

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Kiraz, George A. “Murad, Michael.” 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/Murad-Michael.

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