Sobo, Malki al-Qas Afram (1895–1979) [Syr. Orth.]
He was born in Arbo, Ṭur ʿAbdin. He was ordained a priest for Nisibis by Ignatius Eliya III Shakir in 1925, and later he migrated across the border to Qamishli. He composed in 1936 a liturgy for the celebration of the chrism which appeared at the Church of St. Jacob in Qamishli, including the hour offices and their ḥusoye. He also composed a number of mimre. The liturgy and poems were published, with a biography of the author, by George Ṣaliba in Madbro da-nṣibin (Beirut, 1984).
- Munūfar Barṣūm, Aḍwāʾ, 74–5.
- Macuch, Geschichte, 464.
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Kiraz, George A. “Sobo, Malki al-Qas Afram.” 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/Sobo-Malki-al-Qas-Afram.
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