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Jacob of Edessa

(James; ca. 640–708). B. En-debha (Indeba; Indaba), province of Antioch; Monophysite bp. Edessa perhaps ca. 684; after a few yrs. withdrew to monasteries; returned to bishopric of Edessa 708; Gk. and Heb. scholar. Works include Syriac grammar; scholia on the Bible.

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