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Pius Zingerle (1801–1881)

Zingerle, Pius (tsing’ãrl-ė). An Austrian theological writer and Orientalist; born at Meran, March 17, 1801; died on Jan. 10, 1881. He became professor of the Arabic and Syriac languages in the Roman University, 1862. Among works, whether written or edited by him, are: ‘Select Work of Ephrem Syrus, Translated from the Greek and Syriac’ (6 vols., 1830–37); ‘Genuine Acts of the Eastern Martyrs,’ from the Syriac (1836); ‘Roses of Mary from Damascus’ (2d ed. 1865); ‘Life and Deeds of St. Simeon Stylites’ (1855); ‘Syriac Chrestomathy’ (1871); ‘Syriac Lexicon,’ for use with his ‘Chrestomathy’ (1873); ‘Oriental Elements in German Poetry’ (1862).