Church of Saint Jacob

Church of Saint Jacob

Church of Saint Jacob or Mor Yakup Church, also School of Nisibis, is a Syriac church located in Nusaybin in Mardin Province, Turkey. It is dedicated to Mor Yakup, a prominent Assyrian saint, who was born in Nusaybin (ancient Nisibis) in the 4th century AD.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Mardin Province

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 4th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Zeynel Abidin Mosque Complex and Mor Yakup (Saint Jacob) Church

Date of Submission: 2014

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