Ignatius Jacob I

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Ignatius Jacob I was the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch during 1512–1517. He was made a monk at the Monastery of Saint Moses the Abyssinian in An-Nabk. He was a famous Syriac Calligrapher. He was elevated as the Patriarch in 1512 and he died in 1517. He was an efficient writer. He have also written poems.[1]


  1. ^ Barsoum, Ignatius A. The Scattered Pearls. 2nd ed. Piscataway: Georgias P, 2003.
Preceded by
Ignatius Yeshu I
Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch
Succeeded by
Ignatius David I