KeywordsSerapion,Hz. Yahya,Herod,Hz. Meryem,Hirodiya,Ayn Kerem,Athanasius
Serapion,Hz. Yahya,Herod,Hz. Meryem,Hirodiya,Ayn Kerem,Athanasius
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AbstractHz. Yahya gerek İslam gerekse Hıristiyan kaynaklarında hakkında bilgi verilenbir peygamberdir. O ve babası Hz. Zekeriya İsrail oğullarına peygamber olarakgönderilmiş, ancak her ikisi de devrin şehit edilen peygamberleri arasında yerlerinialmışlardır. Hz. Yahya’nın çocukluğu ile ilgili teferruatlı bilgi İncillerde verilmemeklebirlikte onun Herod tarafından nasıl şehit edildiği anlatılmaktadır. 4. yüzyılda yaşamışolan Mısır’lı din adamı olan Serapion tarafından kaleme alınan Hz. Yahya’nın Hayatıisimli kayıtlarda Hz. Yahya’nın çocukluğu, mücadelesi, Hz. Zekeriya’nın şehadeti ileilgili bilgiler verilmekte, Hz. Yahya’nın vefatından sonra kesilen başı ile ilgili bir efsanede dile getirilmektedir.
John the Baptist is a prophet who is mentioned in both Islamic and Christianresources. He and his father Zacharias were sent to the Israelites as prophets, howeverthey both took their place among martyred prophets of that age. Even though informationon John the Baptist’s infancy is scarcely given in the gospels, the story of how hewas martyred by Herod is told. “Life of John the Baptist” which was written by a 4thcentury Egyptian bishop called Serapion, also states mythological remarks consist of John the Baptist’s childhood, his battles, information. Serapion’s work marks and includes,John the Baptist’s birth, martyred of Zacharias by king at the time Herod whilehe was on a search to kill John, his close relations to Jesus Christ, refuge of him andhis mother in the desert when being chased, death his mother, his maturity in the desertand statements, his warning to the king who violated morals of religion and lead rascallyand Hirodya’s hostility upon, her plans with her daughter in order to murder theBaptist, his martyrdom and how his be-headed head wondered around cities to threatensinners. It also refers to some legends about his beheading which tell a tale of how dueto miraculous events happening where he was buried, the body being secretly movedto Alexandria and later he was buried at the church built in his name with a ceremony.