Jacob of Edessa

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Ya‛qūb Al-Rruhāwī
ܝܥܩܘܒ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ
Jacob Of Edessa(born c. 640, ʿEn-deba, Antioch province, Syria [now Antioch, Tur.]—died 708), distinguished Christian theologian, historian, philosopher, exegete, and grammarian, who became bishop of Edessa (c. 684). His strict discipline giving offense, he retired and devoted himself to study and teaching.
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