Sergius of Resh`aina

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Hearsay from the internet

  • Dionysius the Areopagite was translated from Greek to Syriac by Sergius of Resh'aina.
  • d. 536 AD.
  • 26 books of [Galen's] work were translated into Syriac as early as the sixth century AD by Sergius of Resh' Aina (Ra's al-Ain). Sergius was a Christian priest who studied medicine in Alexandria and worked in Mesopotamia, dying in Constantinople in about AD 532 [33].


  • Henri Hugonnard-Roche, Aux origines de l'exégèse orientale de la logique d'Aristote: Sergius de Resh'aina († 536), médecin et philosophe, dans Journal Asiatique, 277 (1989) pp. 1-17.