Index of Persons

Search Tips

For best results, users are recommended to use the advanced search functions. Search results can also be improved by the use of the the following Boolean search characters:

Wildcard Characters:

Given the prevalence of variant spellings in names, using Wildcard Characters may help.

"?" can be inserted as a variant for any single character.

Thus a search for:

G?wargis  
returns results which contain either "Gewargis" or "Giwargis".

Similarly a search for:

M?r  
returns results which contain either "Mar" or "Mor".

"*" can be inserted as a variant for multiple characters or a truncated word.

Thus a search for:

Dayr*  
returns results for "Dayr" and "Dayro" and more.

Similarly a search for

Ab*  
returns results for "ʿAbdishoʿ" and "ʿAbda" and more.

Note: Because the sources we quote use a variety of transliteration formats, Syriaca.org ignores diacritics and punctuation in searching; for example, use of "ʿ" is not required to find results with this diacritical mark.

Fuzzy Search Character

Appending the character "~" after a word returns results for words that are close but not exact matches.

Thus a search for

Aba~  
returns results which contain "Aba" but also "Abi", "Saba", "Aha", and other words that are "fuzzy" matches for "Aba".

Exact Phrase Searches

To find an exact phrase, it should be enclosed in double quotes.

Thus

"ʿAbdishoʿ I"  
returns only one result with that exact phrase, while several results are found for the words "ʿAbdishoʿ" and "I".

Proximity Characters

To find two or more words which occur within a specified range of each other, one can append the character "~" followed by a number to an "Exact Phrase" search. This allows one to search for two or more words that occur within a specified distance of each other as defined by number of words.

Thus

"Jacob+Bishop"~2  
finds three results in which the words "Jacob" and "Bishop" occur within two words of each other: "Jacob , bishop of Nisibin", "Jacob, bishop of Phesilta", and "Jacob , bishop of ‛Ānah" while a simple search for "Jacob Bishop" returns many more results.

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Ḥabbūs ibn Māksan ibn Zīrī ibn Manād al-Ṣanhājī Names: Ḥabbūs ibn Māksan ibn Zīrī ibn Manād al-ṢanhājīḤabbūs ibn Māksan ibn Zīrī ibn Manād al-Ṣanhājī, first emir of the Zirid dynasty in GranadaURI: https://usaybia.net/person/805
Habīb al-ʿAjamī Names: Habīb al-ʿAjamīHabīb al-ʿAjamī, traditionistURI: https://usaybia.net/person/807
al-Hādī, Abū Muḥammad Mūsā ibn al-Mahdī Names: al-Hādī, Abū Muḥammad Mūsā ibn al-Mahdīal-Hādī, Abū Muḥammad Mūsā ibn al-Mahdī, Abbasid caliph (`reg.` 169–170/785– 86)URI: https://usaybia.net/person/806
Hadrian Names: HadrianHadrian, 2nd-c. Roman emperorURI: https://usaybia.net/person/808
Ibn Zuhr Names: Ibn Zuhral-Ḥafīd (the grandson) Abū Bakr ibn ZuhrIbn Zuhr, al-Ḥafīd Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Abī Marwān ibn Abī l-ʿAlāʾ, Andalusian physician and poetURI: https://usaybia.net/person/1175
al-Ḥāfiẓ li-Dīn Allāh (Abū l-Maymūn ʿAbd al-Majīd ibn al-Amīr Abī l-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn al-Imām al-Mustanṣir bi-Allāh) Names: al-Ḥāfiẓ li-Dīn Allāh (Abū l-Maymūn ʿAbd al-Majīd ibn al-Amīr Abī l-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn al-Imām al-Mustanṣir bi-Allāh)al Ḥāfiẓ li Dīn Allāh Abū l Maymūn ʿAbd al Majīd ibn al Amīr Abī l Qāsim Muḥammad ibn al Imām al Mustanṣir bi...URI: https://usaybia.net/person/809
al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar) Names: al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar)al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭaral-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar), translator of Euclid (active 169– 218/786–833)URI: https://usaybia.net/person/810
al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar) Names: al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar)al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭaral-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar), translator of Euclid (active 169– 218/786–833)URI: https://usaybia.net/person/810
al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar) Names: al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar)al-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭaral-Ḥajjāj ibn Maṭar (al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Maṭar), translator of Euclid (active 169– 218/786–833)URI: https://usaybia.net/person/810
al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf al-Thaqafī Names: al-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf al-Thaqafīal-Ḥajjāj ibn Yūsuf al-Thaqafī, Umayyad governor (ca. 41–95/661–714) loyal to caliphs ʿAbd al-Malik and al-WalīdURI: https://usaybia.net/person/811
Ḥakam al-Dimashqī Names: Ḥakam al-DimashqīḤakam al-Dimashqī, personal physician to MuʿāwiyahURI: https://usaybia.net/person/813
Ḥakam al-Dimashqī Names: Ḥakam al-DimashqīḤakam al-Dimashqī, personal physician to MuʿāwiyahURI: https://usaybia.net/person/813
al-Ḥakam ibn Muḥammad ibn Qanbar (`or` Qunbur) al-Māzinī Names: al-Ḥakam ibn Muḥammad ibn Qanbar (`or` Qunbur) al-Māzinīal-Ḥakam ibn Muḥammad ibn Qanbar (`or` Qunbur) al-Māzinī, 3rd/9th-c. poet from BasraURI: https://usaybia.net/person/812
al-Ḥakam ⅠⅠ, al-Mustanṣir bi-Allāh Names: al-Ḥakam ⅠⅠ, al-Mustanṣir bi-Allāhal-Ḥakam ⅠⅠ, al-Mustanṣir bi-Allāh, second Umayyad caliph of al-Andalus (`reg.` 350– 366/961–76),URI: https://usaybia.net/person/814
al-Ḥākim Names: al-Ḥākimal-Ḥākim, sixth Fatimid caliph (`reg.` 385– 411/996–1021)URI: https://usaybia.net/person/815
al-Jilyānī Names: al-JilyānīḤakīm al-Zamān ʿAbd al-Munʿim al-Jilyānīal Jilyānī Ḥakīm al Zamān Abū l Faḍl ʿAbd al Munʿim ibn ʿUmar ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Ḥassān al Ghassānī al Andalusī physician ophthalmologist...URI: https://usaybia.net/person/1339
Yaḥyā ibn Abī Ḥakīm al-Ḥallājī Names: Yaḥyā ibn Abī Ḥakīm al-Ḥallājīal-ḤallājīYaḥyā ibn Abī Ḥakīm al-Ḥallājī, personal physician of the caliph al-MuʿtaḍidURI: https://usaybia.net/person/2297
Ḥamdīn ibn Ubbā Names: Ḥamdīn ibn UbbāḤamdīn ibn UbbāURI: https://usaybia.net/person/816
Ḥamdīn ibn Ubbā Names: Ḥamdīn ibn UbbāḤamdīn ibn UbbāURI: https://usaybia.net/person/816
Ḥamdūn, Ibrāhīm Names: Ḥamdūn, IbrāhīmḤamdūn, Ibrāhīm, called Ḥamdūn (Ibn Ismāʿīl ibn Dāwūd ibn Ḥamdūn), courtier of caliphs al-Maʿmūn, al-MuʿtaṣimURI: https://usaybia.net/person/817
Ḥāmid ibn al-ʿAbbās Names: Ḥāmid ibn al-ʿAbbāsḤāmid ibn al-ʿAbbās, vizier under al-MuqtadirURI: https://usaybia.net/person/818
Ḥāmid ibn ʿAlī Names: Ḥāmid ibn ʿAlīḤāmid ibn ʿAlī. Oculist. Brother of the famous physician Muhadhdhab al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ibn ʿAlīURI: https://usaybia.net/person/819
Ḥammād ibn Isḥāq Names: Ḥammād ibn IsḥāqḤammād ibn Isḥāq, musician (150–235/767– 850)URI: https://usaybia.net/person/820
Ḥamzah ibn al-Ḥasan Names: Ḥamzah ibn al-ḤasanḤamzah ibn al-Ḥasan, unidentified physicianURI: https://usaybia.net/person/821
al-Ḥaqīr al-Nāfiʿ Names: al-Ḥaqīr al-Nāfiʿal-Ḥaqīr al-Nāfiʿ, Egyptian Jewish wound specialist (`jarāʾiḥī`) under al-ḤākimURI: https://usaybia.net/person/822

Search Tips

For best results, users are recommended to use the advanced search functions. Search results can also be improved by the use of the the following Boolean search characters:

Wildcard Characters:

Given the prevalence of variant spellings in names, using Wildcard Characters may help.

"?" can be inserted as a variant for any single character.

Thus a search for:

G?wargis  
returns results which contain either "Gewargis" or "Giwargis".

Similarly a search for:

M?r  
returns results which contain either "Mar" or "Mor".

"*" can be inserted as a variant for multiple characters or a truncated word.

Thus a search for:

Dayr*  
returns results for "Dayr" and "Dayro" and more.

Similarly a search for

Ab*  
returns results for "ʿAbdishoʿ" and "ʿAbda" and more.

Note: Because the sources we quote use a variety of transliteration formats, Syriaca.org ignores diacritics and punctuation in searching; for example, use of "ʿ" is not required to find results with this diacritical mark.

Fuzzy Search Character

Appending the character "~" after a word returns results for words that are close but not exact matches.

Thus a search for

Aba~  
returns results which contain "Aba" but also "Abi", "Saba", "Aha", and other words that are "fuzzy" matches for "Aba".

Exact Phrase Searches

To find an exact phrase, it should be enclosed in double quotes.

Thus

"ʿAbdishoʿ I"  
returns only one result with that exact phrase, while several results are found for the words "ʿAbdishoʿ" and "I".

Proximity Characters

To find two or more words which occur within a specified range of each other, one can append the character "~" followed by a number to an "Exact Phrase" search. This allows one to search for two or more words that occur within a specified distance of each other as defined by number of words.

Thus

"Jacob+Bishop"~2  
finds three results in which the words "Jacob" and "Bishop" occur within two words of each other: "Jacob , bishop of Nisibin", "Jacob, bishop of Phesilta", and "Jacob , bishop of ‛Ānah" while a simple search for "Jacob Bishop" returns many more results.