Church of Saint Jacob of Nisibis

Church of Saint Jacob of Nisibis

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The church, Mor Yakup in Turkish, is dedicated to Syriac Jacob of Nisibis, who became bishop of Nisibis by appointment of Episcopal congress, convened in Virgin Mary Church of Diyarbakır in 309, and was later venerated saint. The church was built by Jacob of Nisibis between 313-320.

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