Gregory Bar Hebraeus

Full name: 
Gregory Bar Hebraeus
Arabic name: 
ܒܪ ܥܒܪܝܐ
Date of birth: 
1226
Date of death: 
30 Jul, 1286

Gregory Bar Hebraeus was a catholicos (bishop) of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the 13th century. He is noted for his works addressing philosophy, poetry, language, history, and theology; he has been called "one of the most learned and versatile men from the Syriac Orthodox Church" (Dr. William Wright).