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Joannes MARO

85. MARO, so called from the monastery of St. Maro on the Orontes, near Antioch, an eminent ecclesiastic among the Maronites of Syria; and according to some authors, Maronite patriarch of Antioch. He is said to have enjoyed the favour of the emperor Heraclius.


He wrote in Syriac Commentarius in Liturgiam S. Jacobi, of which many extracts have been published.

Further Information

Cave, Hist. Litt. vol. i. p. 537.

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