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from bk. ii. ch. 8, f. 100 6 ; from the same, two extracts, f 102 a.

From the treatise Quod unus sit Christus, § 49, f. 102 a.
From the same, questions 71, 75, 83, 87, 117, and 207, in
all eight extracts, f. 102 a.

Letter to Succensus, bishop of Diocaesarea, f. 103 b :

Second letter to the same, f. 106 b.



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From the letter to the empresses, f. 109 6 :
jy»oJt ^^i\ Aj w^^ ^^ u^j^'=> u->JJ^*JI 'J^* ^' J^h

From the 7th section of the exposition of the mystery of
Christ in opposition to Nestorius, f. IIS h:

-»**^l j^ j.^.,.Ju (j^ «.jL.JI jJ-aa)! ^h w''^' '•»■* *-^j' J*-^^
From the 1.3th scholion (?), f. 118 6 :

j^l ['c^awJI aJUI (J^ ^^aJI aJUI ly;-o J^ii^l ^a>..»JI J-«l marg.]

31. Theodosius of Alexandria, from the synodicon to
Sever us, f. 119 6:

See Mai, Spicil. Rom. iii. 711.

From the homily on the consubstantial Trinity and against
the impious of his day, written after he had been exiled, f. 120 b:

^_^^'^) <u u g j j-o^ i<s ^j«j«jejijlU ^_^«_jjkAJI l»>A ^"■Aj\ ^J15^
dJUj j-s I^L& CHJJ' ^j.^>_LiU»3lj (^jl—K>JJ ^j>i-o.'l "it^yi^t

See Mai, Spicil. Rom. iii. 717.



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From the letter to the people of Alexandria, written in
exile, f. 125 6:

l^.;!^ ii^\ A_UL«»j ^.s j_^^-j«jj^jlU w'*^' IJ^ ^-^1 kJ^^3

See Mai, Spicil. Rom. iii, 713.

32. Severus of Antiocli, confession of faith addressed to
Anastasius and the people after the banishment of Macedonius,
f 127 a:

JI^Sl J^ Lv-. Jljlj A - *JaJ LI^-oU AiJ-o^l aJI>^ ,^.5

See Mai, Spicil. Rom. iii. 731.

From a letter to Julian of Halicarnassus on the Incarnation
of God the Word, f. 130a:
^ylJ^ ^1 aJL/j ^9 u^j^3^ ^.^-J•'^' '•>^ ^-^' J^h

.AjSi\ <J^)I ju-aiJ Jo-^) (sic) ^jLy-ji)!

From a homily on the words 'My God, my God, why hast
Thou forsaken me ? ' f. 132 a :

From a homily delivered before the Emperor, f. 132 6 :

See Mai, >Sipici7. Rom. iii. 729.
B. c. ''^



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From the letter to the Emperor, two extracts, f. 1336:

..iUJI ^\ <ij w'l^ W l-ijl J^5j
From his synodicon to John of Alexandria, f. 133 6:

See Mai, Spicil. Rom. iii. 728.

Another extract from the same, f 134 a.

From his synodicon to Theodosius of Alexandria, f. 134 6 :

See Mai, Spicil. Rom. iii. 722.

33. Jacob of Saruj (Serugh), from a homily on the Nativity,
f. 137 a:

j^JJI ji-o-j^t ^ frjj-' ^**-* »-aiwl v>**^ u^i*>^^ J^^3

From the same homily, on the salutation of the Angel,
f. 137 6:
^jjcaJU J^l^l J>5 ^>ft j-,>^!l 1^ J3I ^ l-ajl Jlsj

From a homily on the Passion, f 137 6 :

.ULjUao. J^-N) 4a>i.,.^ jLd j^JJI A^JbOl ^aJI aDI O^I U

From the same, ibid.

34. Benjamin of Alexandria, from the 16th festal letter,
against those who assert that the Divinity of God the Word
was mortal, f. 138 a :



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See Renaudot, Hist. pair. Alexandrin., p. 156; and Joannes
Damascenus in Migue, Patrolog. Gr. xcv. 77.

35. John of Alexandria, from his synodicon to Cyriacus of
Antioch, f 141 a :

.4*£slkJl Jj-jjiaj j^,*.iljj.l (j-JjtSJI i,)t ^AJjij-UJt

See Renaudot, op. ciY., p. 243 ; Assemani, Bibl. Orient.
ii. 116.

36. Cyriacus of Antioch, from his synodicon to Mark of
Alexandria, f. 145 a :

,^^i^u„-.JI aJUj ^^ iL^lkJl j)j.jjJaj ^^^s\jj3 j^^jJJl JI55

See Renaudot, op. cit, p. 243 ; Assemani, B.O. ii. 117.

37. Theodosius of Antioch, from his synodicon to Michael
of Alexandria, f. 149 a :

aJUj ^ AA^lkJl Jj.jj.k-J ^J^^^^i^[J (_;«.-jJi-aJI iJLsj

. AJJJu5vL»^)l Jjjjkj J.*jla.~j^ jl*j| jaIJsJI ,^,«jjkA)l ^1 ,^>iji^-~)l

See Assemani, B.O. ii. 124.

38. Dionysius of Antioch, from his synodicon to Khayil,
or Michael, of Alexandria, f 150 6 :

dJjL»j ^-9 dL^UaJl Jj.Jjikj ^3-j_-j^^Ji i^^>J< ft-M J^-^^

.Ajjjuiw'^)! Jj.jjJaJ J-jjl«». jLJl j^;-.jjLftJI w>^)l (^Jl ,jX;>3^— Jl
See Assemani, i?.0. ii. 125.

39. Gabriel of Alexandria, from his synodicon to John of
Antioch, f 152a:

59—2



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40. Cosmas of Alexandria (.54th patriarch), from his synod-
icon to John of Antioch, f. 154 « :

See Renaudot, op. cit., p. 295.

41. Cosmas of Alexandria (58th patriarch), from his synod-
icon to Basil of Antioch, f. 1.5.5 a :

^jjj^j u-»>*'^i*»'W W^' i<^' 0^^^ sW v*^' aJUj 0"*3

42. Basil of Antioch, from his syuodicon to Cosmas of
Alexandria, f. 156 i :

See Assemani, B.O. ii. 126,

43. Macariiis of Alexandria, from his synodicon to John of
Antioch, f. 162 a:

See Assemani, B.O. ii. 350, no. 27, and also p. 131.

44. Dionysius of Antioch, from his synodicon to Menas of
Alexandria, f. 163 i:

See Assemani, B.O. ii. 131, the second epistle.



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45. Menas of Alexandria, from his synodicon to John of
Antioch, f. 107 a:

See Assemani, B.O. ii. 132.

46. Dionysius of Antioch, from his synodicon to Menas of
Alexandria, f. 168 6 :

See Assemani, B.O. ii. 131, the first epistle.

47. John of Antioch, from his synodicon to Menas of
Alexandria, f. 1706:

j - Uwl3 >o_5^l ^U.0 jLAil UJ A^J*x,^w^;l ^Jj-i/Jaj U*^ Lil ^1

Dated Monday 24 Ab, A. Gr. 1280 = a.d. 969. See Renaudot,
Hist. pair. Alex., p. 356 ; Assemani, B.O. ii. 132 sqq.

Extract from another synodicon to Menas, f. 175 a. See
Renaudot, op. cit., p. 364.

48. Philotheus of Alexandria, from his synodicon to Dio-
nysius (Athanasius ?) of Antioch, f. 1776:

Written by the secretary Macarius, bishop of Manuf (Mem-
phis), and dated in the month of Barmuda a.d. 979 = A. Mart.
703 {sic). See Assemani, B.O. ii. 141, 352.



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From another synodicon to Athanasius of Antioch, f. 180a:

.a;JL«j ^J.e. bl^fc. ij^slJflJl ^jjjiAj i^^^-jUj! ^UjI ^^I
See Renaudot, Hist. pair. Alex., p. 386.

49. Athanasius of Antioch, from his synodicon to Philo-
theus of Alexandria, f. 181 b:

^\ AA^lJaJl .iijjj^i ^^^\i^\ eLil y^J^ i^SLJ^^i^ SJlwj |^J-«

See Assemani, B.O. ii. 141.

50. John of Antioch, from his synodicon to Zacharias of
Alexandria, f. 183 6:

See Assemani, 5.0. ii. 151, first lettei-.

51. Zacharias of Alexandria, from his synodicon to John of
Antioch, f. 186 a :

In the Ethiopia version this is ascribed to John of Antioch,
in reply to Zacharias (see Zotenberg's Gatal., p. 122, no. 50, b) ;
and so also in Assemani, B.O. ii. 151, second letter. From a
synodicon of Zacharias to John of Antioch, f. 186 a :

See Assemani, i?.0. ii. 151.

From another synodicon of the same to the same, dated
A.H. 403 = A.D. 1012—13, f. 188 a:



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i • V _^

C\r-

See Assemani, ^oc. cit.

52. Sanutius of Alexandria, from his synodicon to Dio-
nysius of Antioch, in reply to one dated A. Mart. 752 = a.d.
1036, f. 189 a:

Y = V

.jlJa-N)! pIjh^JD 0-*~-o^3 Ch-i^' ajU*-.- ■S iw ^ <^' S^j'3^»

-t-UW

See Assemani, 5.0. ii. 252.

From another synodicon of the same to the same, iu reply
to one dated A. Mart. 751 = a.d. 1035, f. 192 a :

A^IU, O^ WW Jj«^«Jb Ai^^' ^J^>^ tr'^t^-'y^:!^ tW^l L5^l



Yo\



See Assemani, /oc. cit.

53. Dionysius of Antioch, from a synodicon to Sanutius of
Alexandria, f. 1996:

a^^alkJI ^jJjJaJ ^3 - -y^i Uil (.sic) s^^^) C>*:!>>^ ^"-'J O^

See Assemani, Zoc. cit.

54. Christodulus of Alexandria, from his synodicon to
John of Antioch, f 201 a :

See Renaudot, Hist. patr. Alex., p. 428.



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From the 16t,h, I7th, 20th, 21st and 23rd festal letters,
f. 203 a :

55. John of Antioch, from his first synodicon to Christo-
dulus of Alexandria, f. 204 6 :

See Assemani, B.O. ii. 153, first letter (compare p. 476,
col. 2).

From the second synodicon of the same to the same, f. 207 h.
See Assemani, loc. cit, second letter.

From another synodicon of the same to the same, sent
through Timothy, metropolitan of Jerusalem, and read at al-
Mu'allaka and S. Sergius in A. Mart. 782 = A.D. 1066, f. 210 6.
See Assemani, B.O. ii. 154 (compare p. 477, col. 1).

56. Habib of Takrit, three extracts, as cited by John of
Antioch in his first synodicon to Christodulus, f. 210 b :

.[204] ^ ^JJ^\ ij^

The first two extracts are from Habib's letter to the Western
Christians in al-Bahrain :

^ (sic) ikjlj ^! Uiuj '^j^ U>JL^\ w*<w>ft. Li I JI53

See Assemani, B.O., p. 154.

The third extract is from the second of the three letters on
the Holy Trinity and the Incarnation, f. 211a:



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See Assemani, ^oc. cit.

57. Extract from a letter of Abu Zakariya Yahya ibii 'Adi
to Abu '1-Hasan al-Kasim ibn Habib against the Nestorians, as
cited in the above synodicon of John of Antioch, f. 211a:

See Assemani, loc. cit.

58. Gregory Thaumaturgus, the 12 chapters on the Incar-
nation, f. 211 6 :

See Migne, Patrolog. Gr. x. 1128.

The 1st and 12th chapters are transposed in the Arabic
version.

59. The six anathemas of Hippolytus (Julius) of Rome,
as quoted in the book of Timothy, from the letter to Prosdocius,
f. 214 6:

jL^iwi Co il<,^j ^5L,i ^j ^^^yi V^5 cr" ^i>=^'

See Wright, Gatal. of Syriac MSS., p. 640.

60. The five anathemas of Vitalian of Rome, cited by
Cyril in his letter to the Empresses, f. 215 a :

aljj a*5L,l u-S u-i^^^ ^^^ J^^^ ^ («;c)^jJ1^3j.^JI



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61. The twelve anathemas of Gregory Nazianzen from the
first epistle to Cledonius, translated from Coptic into Arabic,
f. 215 6:

j^i ajLwjJi ,>« Al. k:k an ^j^ ^i j>a^i (sic) ^j^\
• ^j^\ ^1 ,^^ia*A)l ^>« j«^ O ,„^~J^j^5i ^t [^::£s

62. The twelve chapters of Cyril of Alexandria, as adopted
by the Council of Ephesus, f. 216 6 :

aa5LiI u^j u-'j-s^ i.^*^^ L5'>" *i)L«as jAs- fg^'^\ ojjb

63. The five anathemas of Theodosius of Alexandria, from
the letter written in exile to Alexandria, f. 221 a :

64. The thirteen anathemas of John, bishop of Barallus
(j^^j-j) or Bryllus, from the letter on the ordering of the
Church, f. 221 b :

^Sn J-««J' ^ L^/^1 U>A>j\ U«».3J jLit lyllS 1^31 >Ojj.ai«)t

65. Extracts on the Incarnation from the Fathers, viz.
Cyril of Alexandria and Gregory Nazianzen, f 223 a :

Here are cited by name the 12th anathema of Cyril, f. 223 a;
the letter to the empresses, f 224 b ; the treatise against
Apollinarius, f. 225 a; the Thesaurus, f. 227 a; and Gregory's
first epistle to Cledonius, f. 224 6.

The colophon, f. 228 a, states that this volume was written



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by Sulaiinan (ibn) Yoharina, and finished on Tuesday, 22nd of
Tut = 19th Ilun, A. Mart. 146G = A.D. 1750.

v>-~->^l UjUI <J\j::e.^j ^>o-^;:^l '^j^i w>U53i tjjt. j^

O^^ y^ y^ ^•^'^ (^" <>9'>«JI ' O3J j-^ ^>« o-.'^-^'j

\ 111
d-Dl Usjj 'Jl_;J^)l Ijca-Jt 'jV^-n)! Ijc^X) i; , ^Jp'

'vy**"" (s''c) >^l)3W J.AI0JI ^A=*-" ^Ul^ ''<C>s-«' ^v^WJ'^:'

ljUft^3 dblki. O'/**:* **"' '3^J^i O' 'V^^' ''^ ;^ (>ijJ^^'
W^* U^^ C>*3 ' oj^l aAJI p».L«a2 -wLcl^ lJfl»Lc jk*.^ tJ>*J '<ljjOtj

The MS. has been carefully collated with the original, as
testified on f. 228 6 :

There are some attempts at ornamentation on ff. 1 a, 3 h
and 4 a, but all much damaged.



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Paper, about 10 in. by 6f ; 246 leaves, of which ff. 1 — 7, 16,
243, 244 and 246 are modern supplies. Leaves are now want-
ing after fF. 7 (three), 147 (one), 153 (one), 154 (one), 102 (one),
216 (two), and 242 (two). The quires, 26 in number, mostly of
10 leaves, are signed with Arabic words at the upper left-hand
corner of the recto, e.g. f. 37 a, <t-«-ola. ; f. 47 a ; 4-rfiL» ; etc



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There is a later numeration with Syriac letters at the foot of
the first and last leaf of each quire. The pages are numbered
with Coptic arithmetical figures, and by a later hand with
Syriac letters. There are 17 lines in a page. The original
writing is a fine, regular, Egyptian Naskhi, though a few pages
{&. 199 6, 203—206, 227, and 229 b) are in a much less elegant
and stiffer hand. The volume bears date A. Mart. 1053 — 54
= A.D. 1337 — 38. Ff. 1 — 7, 16, and 244, are modern supplies,
written partly in Arabic, partly in Karshuni. It contains —

The Pentateuch in Arabic.

1. Genesis, f. 1 a. Imperfect, commencing with ch. i. 9.
Subscription, f. 61a:

^j.-^ j^ti %jL, ^ !/«^ A-U jSi^\^ Ji*^' j'**-^' J-o^

J yi

2. Exodus, ?r3j-si"" ^J^" j.a~JI, f 62a, beginning:

\^J^^ J-"**-:" O^ *-*~'>d3 O'i^^S^t'J y*^^^ i^*" ^O-*^'^:! O''^ 0>^lj
y^jAAW^ U«..«.^ wJ^ARJ »».J».« (J^ l^ft-jji. O^*^" (^^-Jl ^i O^

Subscription, f. 112 a:

CJU iJ t^aJt JC0-I3JI aAJ J*i<^aJlj ^^-11 j^l J-o~^

3. Leviticus, 0-s:!3'^' ^Ui)l j,a^ I, f. 113 a, beginning :

^-^ ' ' " ^

(j..* w;pjJJ Ubj.5 ^j.s lil ^<,£;^ jjLJI J^ ^ J.S3 J^5l^^l

'.,x»^^lj-5 I^^JkS ^.xr^' t>*5 J-*^" O-o^ O'j-s*^'



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Missing portion, ch. xxvi. 22 to the end. Subscription,
f. 149 a:
jk^A. aXU jLoaJlj D/u^ iw O3J i^U (^ wnU^I ^a^)I (J-o^

4. Numbers, iJ*)l ^jI>31 >~J1, f. 150 /^ beginning:
blLjll j-nsu> ijtf»;l ^y< ^ycfc-jjjiJ Ajl^l a;-J! o^ ^^^' ^ir^' 0"«

'Ajjt WW. ^Ij 3A J.O-J W- J^ 0-9 ^-o-^^ O^'i v«*3«>^i

Missing portions, eh. iii. 1—26, iii. 49— iv. IG, viii. 22—
ix. 17. Subscription, f. 200 b :

4^ a^ ajU j^w c>:i>^j L^^^ ^y ^•'^' -'^T^' •-^^

5. Deuteronomy, Slijl J^laJI >-Jt, f. 201 b, beginning:

j^ ^ J^'>-' '^y^ ^^ *^ ^ J^-^' ^^' ^* '^
O'j^ O^ U ^^^jl j.=w-JI w^^5 w>*" L5^ ^ *^>^^' L5^ O^-J''^'
..^j^fl. C>^ i^^. r^ j^a-1 s^^~^ w^jJt t5>3 03^ b CH^-5 J^y*

'^i^-iH u-^^^ L5" >'^^'-*' '-^'^ *^^ ^
. Missing portions, ch. x. 10— xi. 32, and ch. xxxii. 51 to the
end of the book.

Ff. 244 and 245 contain an introduction to the Pentateuch,
detailing how it was handed down from the time of Moses to
that of the capture of Bether by the emperor Hadrian. Com-



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pare cod. Harl. 5475, f. 282 6, in Cureton and Rieu's Catal. of
the Arabic MSS. in the British Museum, p. 2.

The margins of this volume exhibit a running index of the
contents (in red ink), with a few glosses and corrections, and
a numeration of the number of times in which such phrases as
^-J3<J w^jJI J\,i^ or ,^3-0 w»jJI^<,A£9j occur in the text (f. 240a,
2^S^, i.e. 184).

On f. 61 a is the following note in a somewhat later hand :

\Sa jJ ^i-wU! 3lo\s\ 5J-(h»- CJ3^ J^*- -<f^ '-'lj^' **^' -«~*^

^1 5».3>aJI ^w ^^^\ ^JJI jUwl aajj'n)! ^ ,^.xi-oJI >^ ftr> ,.fto.M

'Ij-;i=> aAJ -to-f^Jt^ AJlt'N)!^ <>*^>*^' AJlibj ^;ix~>

On f 149 6 stands the name of an owner, the deacon Ibrahim
ibn Jirjis, in Arabic and Karshuni, A. Gr. 2125 = a.d. 1814.

Ijcj-iJI «.*.9^j j^jjjjjl ^^ Ulw S*jL<aj .i^jl - * aJs- aX**^ aXJI
m\^ »mj_v.\KA ^Q^l :>CL.ai'|i^') ^oi (sic) C7l]o5A^

,..;,v^ :>Qj^i^ |jZv£d cn|]^ (Ti-ul..L 5^5lok) aiXL..^w^

On f 201 h is the name of an earlier possessor, Abii Ishak
Jirjis ibn Fadl- Allah al-Iskandari :



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^ ^j\ Jsw«.l (sic) ^\ oljUas^J {sic) j-i*JI A^3J ^

On f. 243 6 is written in Arabic letters the Hebrew text
of Deut. xxxiii. 2, with a translation, as follows :

^a^ ^>o ^«J3 ^^ ^^ ^>^ '^^

On f. 246 b is the following specimen of Mariolatry :
written in A. Gr. 2148 = A.D. 1837.



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Paper, about 12^ in. by 8^ ; 255 leaves, of which the first
three and the last are blank. The quires are mostly of eight
leaves, but some have ten (e.g. the first). They are signed on
the first and last pages with Arabic words and numerals, e.g.
^\T^\j^, ff. 11a and 18 6. The numeration ceases at

r

f. 138 6. There are 19 lines in each full page. The writing is
a neat, regular Naskhi, of the beginning of the xviiith cent,
(watermark, three crescents with



(D



6



z



T



2Z



and the like). This volume contains



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Discourses of Ephraim Syriis, fifty-two in number, translated
from Syriac into Arabic. They are identical with the first
fifty-two discourses described by Assemani, according to cod.
Vat. viii, in the Bihl. Orient, i. 150 — 156; except that Asse-
mani's no. 51 is placed in this MS. after no. 35, f. 172 6, and
no. 52 after no. 36 (now 37), f. 178 a. An index occupies
ff. 4 h — 5 h, and the discourses begin on f 6a:

Ujj'N) laC|^3 U'i'^b J'^'-^'Ji ><^i-« {^^^) ^)^l ^S'^i ■^a~-'l ^i^-^jb^

The subscription, f. 252 a, is as follows :
^^bill »iU«Jt AJUl^ •'^'^J >ol/sl jU j^^j*i.)t j^L« wJLo^

The last line has been erased, and in place of it is sub-
stituted a note giving the name of the scribe as the deacon

Irmiya or Jeremiah, son of Khoja (erased), and the date of

completion as Thursday, the 7th of Kaniin {sic), A.H. 1113
= A.D. 1701—2.

A note on f 254 6 says jbt j^ ^s aIjU^j "^J^J J^5, but

rr

this seems to be in a different hand from either of the above.

On f. 253 a is a note stating that the priest 'Abdo, son of
Irmiya Shahim, bought it from Matta ibn 'Abd-al-Jalil the
dyer for seven kurush »4^01, in A.H, 1200 = A.D. 1785 — 6, and
giving some particulars regarding 'Abdi Pasha, governor of
Mosul at that time, who perished in an attack on the Yazidis,
and regarding the great famine.

ai^HiOi^ .^.1^ ^ZlullDo ^^1^ (Tiisa y»^'A^ 4^ ]lrAo



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^01 ^O'^ viiziTD ^^:^Ld ^LdA^ ^^5"^ ^^-u - ^ "^
ai^ilu^ |Jo aiai.5 |J oiX ]ns:i^ :>clio 11.:^^^ JA^U ^-»-^

ItdoSd vJ^5o ^IJ,-^ ^1 ^jJOl Ul» names added on marg.]
cfu-in^ cnjoi ..jl.^0 ■[^]V) i \fD ^o* c7iar)")o ■ . » \^ ^"j
^.J^^^ "^ A^iD ^ Ul^ ^jin:^ cnVQ£D] _,^ |^|:d j]^
V\V)S ^V^o 3cn^] ZAtd ^.qIdXI^ i<in^o ^jAid ^n\]/

j_K»]o ^£1_L 5j_O0 0C71 w^l)5o (sic) ^ . ., . ] . ^ . .,\\ ; <7^m

sd]S\ pi cn;nms ^Ld ?? |Sdo cnLai ^1o oioolo om
51^0 ^ ;4lD IvA to ou-ra^ ^5cn ^^j |4_.]o .Vi^l^
^ uj.^ Aojaio IcnXi) ^^n^ A^^ido :>q.l4:^ U^.

;.:^^ ^sila*^ ^o^T) AiiA^i ^A^ ^^>^ ^o-^ AliArD

aT^]k5 ]-v5-^ "i^^^DJD y^Q^M.!^ ^^^ .^;_0 ^£)^J_0 i>Q±^^2^

v"P ^Oi^ M^mni vF".'-^ r^ Vv^ t-«-^ -»-^ ^4*^^



n«-^



^



B. c. 60



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^Anj JojIo hhU^ ^^^J^ ]) .Ns -lU -A ^1-Ui

In tlie original binding.

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Paper, about llfin. by 7| ; 107 leaves, some of which are
slightly torn and mutilated, and have been clumsily repaired ;
quires not numbered; 20 or 21 lines in a page. Written in a
fairly good Naskhi, with an occasional admixture of Nestorian
serta, and dated A. Gr. 2007—8, a.h. 1108 = a.d. 1696—7.
Fol. 1 is a more recent supply. In the latter part of the
volume there are many small lacunae. It contains

I. The Acts of the Apostles and the three Catholic Epistles
in an Arabic version.

a. The Acts, f. 1 b.

b. The Epistle of S. James, f. 29 a.

c. The first Epistle of S. Peter, f 32 a.

d. The first Epistle of S. John, f. 34 6.

II. The Lessons for the Sundays, Feasts and Commemora-
tions of the whole year from the Epistles of S. Paul, in Arabic,
according to the use of the convent of Mar Gabriel and Mar

Abraham, or the Dair al-A'la (^^A^ ii*?), at Mosul. The
text is interlarded with brief glosses and explanations. Title,
f. 37 b,

J3^ ^ ^J^i iS"^^ J^-^X cr-yy ^JaA-frJ' ^-J~~5' 0^!/5



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1. The first Sunday of the Annunciation, f. 37 b,
Jcp2 aLJ^c ^:2\ (iiiarg. jl*-a)l) Sjl^iJI Jjt J^a-'^ID ^bj.1

Ephes. V. 21— vi. 9.

2. The second Sunday of the Annunciation, f. 38 a,
.loo] ^aa lah l^^l AZ;ift ,^jJi s,i^)i ^« ^lii! j.->.'jj

Coloss. iv. 2—18.

3. The third Sunday of the Annunciation, f. 39 «,
.^ia^bo JS? ooi dj:.^ j^jJi Sji-LJi o-» *^'^^' j^'-'^J^

Ephes, iii.

4. The fourth Sunday of the Annunciation, f. 39 6,
.J32 ^»3 ^^^ olLJs. fjj.)\ 6j[^\\ ^>« ajiyi jc».';iU
Ephes. V. 5 — 21.

5. The Nativity, f. 40 a,

.9MMM«Jt P3^jt UjkW ^"^A^ ^'^

Galat. iii. 15 — iv. G.

6. The first Sunday after the Nativity, f. 40 b,
.lisO^pa sA \a3^ Al-ift ^jJJl i^l^Jt J^ Jj':^)! wX*-*5U

Galat. iv. 18— v. 1.

7. The Commemoration of the Virgin Mary, f. 41 a,

.a*i» is3« SjaUsJi sj<^i oU^j^

Rom. xvi.

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8. The second Sunday after the Nativity, f. 42 a,

, a^\px 4so»a5 az.^ l5-^' :i'%o^^ *>*f ^^^^ j^^
2 Tim. ii. 16—20.

9. The Epiphany, f. 42 h,

Titus ii. 11— iii. 7.

10. The first Friday after the Epiphany, the Commemora-
tion of S. John the Baptist, f. 43 a,

Ephes. ii. 19— iii. 21.

11. The first Sunday after the Epiphany, f. 44 a,
,'pyJba^ w*iS3^ Ai-j^ jjJJi r-JjJi J^ Ji*^' oft.^

2 Tim. iii. 1—15.

12. The second Friday after the Epiphany, the Commemo-
ration of S. Peter and S. Paul, f. 44 b,

'^^^3 cHi/^ 0!;^i C5*i ^-^' -^^^ ^s-*^' A**^
2 Corinth, x. 1—7, xi. 21—33.

IS. The second Sunday after the Epiphany, f. 4.5 6,
,lk3CJO .^T*^ ■S'\'T <C^ (^JJI ?»JjJI JJO (^^' •x*.'^

Hebr. iii. 1—13.

14. The third Friday after the Epiphany, the Commemo-
ration of the Evangelists, f. 46 a,

1 Corinth, iv. 9—17, 2 Cor. i. 8—14.



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15. The third Sunday after the Epiphany, f. 46 b,

. ibsbiSi 0«S <vl;.^ i^J^t p^Jt-M JAJ s^Uilt jca-^U
Hebr. iii. 14 — iv. 10.

16. The fourth Friday after the Epiphany, the Commemo-
ration of S. Stephen, f. 47 b,

2 Corinth, iii. 18— iv. 18.

17. The fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, f, 48 b,
,ll^O ^007 ^»:iX 0)is^^ uip^I 9-^j^M jcAJ ^^l;.)! J^>.^)L)

Hebr. vii. 18—28.

18. The fifth Friday after the Epiphany, the Commemora-
tion of the Greek Doctors, f. 49 a,



o^^io ^ly^^ ^a]o ^jJi\



JuA.J ^^.<l-a^t




2 Tim. ii. 8—19, iv. 1—8, 14—18.

19. The fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, f. 50 «,
.laa^o jMaa a:^ ^J^ii ^jJi j^j ^^U;^)i J.9.'^1L)
Hebr. vi. 9 — vii. 3.

20. Tlie Monday of the Prayer of tlie Ninevites, f. 50 b,

1 Tim. ii. 1— iii. 10.

21. The Tuesday of the Prayer of the Ninevites, f. 51 b,

Rom. xii.

22. The Wednesday of the Prayer of the Ninevites, f. 52 a,

Coloss. iii.



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23. The Thursday of the Prayer of the Ninevites, f. 53 a,

Hebr. xii. 14—29.

24. The sixth Friday after the Epiphany, the Commemo-
ration of the Syrian Doctors, f. 54 a,

Hebr. xiii. 1—21.

25. The sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, f. 54 h,

. ^i>*.o33cao ocn «^ <*>^'^ ^J^t ^j^t j^ ^>^-~)t j^*-*^

Hebr. viii. 1 — ix. 10.

20. The seventh Friday after the Epiphany, the Com-
memoration of any one Saint, f. ^b b,

2 Corinth, x. 4—18.

27. The seventh Sunday after the Epiphany, f. 56 6,

1 Tim. vi. 9—21.

28. The eighth Friday after the Epiphany, the Commemo-
ration of the Dead, f. 57 «,

C^boA^ (sic) ly^:>Uc j^JJI ^J^M JAJ a^Ull A««a^

1 Corinth, xv. 34 — 57.

29. The eighth Sunday after the Epiphany, f. 58 a,
.ojSS^ ai^ ao^ ou:^ ^Jjt ^jJi jju ,>«Utt jua.'^U

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30. The first Sunday in Lent, f. 58 b,

.^yJboS ^isy>^ '^^ l^->J' u-'**^<^' >o>^i J.a.j^ j^*^

Ephes. iv. 17 — v. 21.

31. Monday in the first week of Lent, f. 59 b,

Rom, i. 1 — 25.

32. Tuesday in the first week of Lent, f. 60 b,

Rom. i. 26 — ii. 6.

33. Wednesday in the first week of Lent, f. 61 b. Rom. ii.

7—27.

34. Thursday in the first week of Lent, f. 62 a. Rom. ii.
28— iii. 26.

35. Friday in the first week of Lent, f. 63 a,

Rom. iii. 31 — iv. 25.

36. The second Sunday in Lent, f. 63 b. Rom. v.

37. The second Friday in Lent, f. 64 6. Rom. vii. 1—13.

38. The third Sunday in Lent, f. 65 6. Rom. vii. 14 — 25
(to !»«-~^t ?^*} '-'«*i~' \S'^^ L5^)'

39. The third Friday in Lent, f. 65 b. Rom. vii. 25— viii. 11.

40. The fourth Sunday in Lent, f. 66 a. Rom. viii. 12—27.

41. Monday of the midweek in Lent, f. 67 a,

Rom. ix. 1 — 13.

42. Tuesday of the midweek in Lent, f. 67 b. Rom. ix.
14—29.



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48. Wednesday of the midweek in Lent, f. 68 a. Rom. ix.
30— X. 17.

44. Thursday of the midweek in Lent, f. 68 h. Rom. x.
17— xi. 12.

45. Friday of the midweek in Lent, the fourth Friday
of Lent, f 69 a. Rom. xi. 25—36.

46. The fifth Sunday in Lent, f. 69 h,

Rom. xii.

47. The fifth Friday in Lent, f 69 h. Rom. xiii.

48. The sixth Sunday in Lent, f. 70 a,

<xl^ V^JJt v6^-a3t ^Ju> ^^UJI Jw*-*^

Rom. xiv. 11 — 23.

49. The sixth Friday in Lent, f 70 h. Rom. xv. 1—13.

50. Palm Sunday, f 71 a,

Rom. xi. 13—24.

51. Monday of the last week in Lent, f. 72 a,

Hebr. i. and ii.

52. Tuesday of the last week in Lent, f. 73 a. Hebr. iv.
14_vi. 8.

53. Wednesday of the last week in Lent, f. 74 a. Hebr.
ix. 11—28.



54. Thursday of the Passover, f. 75 a, ^■■ ^ a-M
1 Corinth, v. 7, 8 ; x. 15—17; xi. 23—28; Galat. ii. 21—
iii. 10; 1 Corinth, xi. 29—34.



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55. The Friday of the Passion, f. 76 a,

.(marg. t;iUJt) j^aJI rt«^^)
Galat. ii. 17—20; iii. 11—14.

56. The Great Saturday, f. 76 b,

1 Corinth, i. 18—31.

57. The Lesson of holy Baptism, f. 77 a,

1 Corinth, x. 1—13.

58. For the Mysteries of the Night (Eve) of the Sunday of



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