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Jacob of Serugh

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He is founder of Oriental Orthodox Church in Syria. He is not considered saint by Eastern Orthodox comunities
'''Jacob of Serugh''' (Syriac: ܝܥܩܘܒ ܣܪܘܓܝܐ, Yaʿqûḇ Srûḡāyâ; 451 - November 521), one of the best Syriac authors, named by one of his biographers "the flute of the Holy Spirit and the harp of the believing [[church]]," was born at Kurtam, a village on the Euphrates to the west of Harran, and was probably educated at Edessa.
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