(Giwargis, Bishop of the Arabs; c. 640 – 724), from 687 bishop of the Arab nomadic tribes in Mesopotamia, was a Syrian-Orthodox (“monophysite”) ¶ scholar and churchman. George translated several writings of Aristotle into Syriac and commented on them (Organon, An. pr., Cat.) and authored (also in Syriac) treatises on liturgical themes, numerous letters, and a metrical homily on Severus of Antioch.
A. Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur, 1922, 257–258
F. Rilliet, “Une homélie métrique sur la fête de hosannas attribuée…