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982 Dd. 3. 81

wj^SojIZa^ \-»-^r^ '^r-\^ »m^^Z"|o jkJoU OCT? ]kiA.^>j

(4) A quire of 6 leaves, each numbered with Syriac
letters, consisting of two columns of about 4:6 lines. Written
within a border of red lines in a round Jacobite hand, usually
eastern points, and dated 1 Teshrin A. Gr. 1807 = a.d. 1495.

V

An account of the life of Mar Ignatius XI., John bar-Saileh
(ailil.j..*), of Bartella {,.u.\4>'r^)> patriarch of Antioch, f 82 a ;
cp. Ass. B.O. t. ii. p. 386 (61).

He was born of native parents at Mardin (52.1 . i ) n a£D -^
Ij^lD) in A. Gr. 1753, and was educated by Simeon of the
church of the Forty Martyrs in Amid, and by the priest John
of Mardin. He also studied astronomy under David bar d^] • O
of Atta (^ZAjIj H^^Ci^ vr^'i) '^®^^' Mardin. At the convent of
Za'faran he received instruction under the patriarch Ignatius
Khaleph (c7L2i^£i) of Ma'adan of the city of the convent of
Mar Abel. Here he remained six years. At the age of 30
he was ordained bishop of Amid and Tyre by Mar Ignatius
and received the name of John. He visited Jerusalem and
Alexandria with this patriarch (f. 84 a, col. 1), and together
with the monk »^jj|2) journeyed to Scete (see f. 86 a, col. 2).
John was elected patriarch on the Sunday of the Annuncia-
tion of Zechariah, A. Gr. 1794, and died on the 24th of
September A. Gr. 1804 = a.d. 1493, in his fifty-first year.

Among other details here recorded may be mentioned the
quarrel between Hassan Bagh (^lU^ ^-CD-kj) of the Iberians
d-i-Mija... L^Sio] \^-;ciJ\) and the Turks (ij_D)oZ). Mention
may also be made of the disputes with the Nestorians of Nisibis
(l^iOt) which arose from the patriarch's desire to build a place
of prayer for the Jacobites of that place. After trying in vain
the sites of the old churches of Mar Jacob and ^SO-i? »-.;.Sd, he
finally came across the foundations of the church of U-^ wj^.



Dd. 3. 8^ 983

Among the other churches and convents which he repaired or
built are mentioned the churches of the Forty Martyrs at
Mardin, where Jacob-Shah ((n]j» .'n onv .) bar ^j|^ was
deacon, of L-^flSlo (Amid), of Mar George in *oclq.«.Ld (near

Mardin), of the mother of God in ^];_k», and of Mar * in

OCTiA^n tCn];.^ ; also the convents of Mar Abi (Tyre), of AXo

and *oa\|r), of Mar * in j_,")l, of :>QJcrLO ^j-Sd, of ^-^

]n\<n, and of \2l^ to the N. of his see.

The scribe adds the following interesting particulars, f. 87 a,
col. 2 :

.(j}Lci^Lo AjJDo] .wjCTiOj..] ^oa* cjLA-.]? .ILiOTD Xi'i^]

]ti^m .5") ]Aj-.,V)n? ] 11 i,n "fjoiTD ^ I s^3]? yB "jZjjA

001 ^?]io IJ? Ll^o] .]5A.*^ ]]? "|A-.Aj^ ]j.oaj -hi^

.0*0 -tj-."! ^? ioA^ ]j(ji

.01 • g^J ^i. »^oZ -vQ^^l? ^-»oi*Q.C3A^ ^Ld ^ot-lLd ,_n^
U^oAt) ^o^^^^nii ].K>alDj IA^IjAs .lij] Jt^ol? ]ai.i^2. \£:>Ld
\^ iV) »i:ij^,^^5 "jAriijAiD ^n i mnoi^>7 loAiJo ."I^jOiId

"jAi^uAij .^oa^Ajlj loAiDO *? "jA^i-iAij .]_.50oi> U^Ado

"JA^IjAd ."UoaX? ]^i^o ■jA.iJLJiZ ^>Zo * >

* A space has been left in the ms. for the missing name.



984 Dd. 3. 81

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^otoZL."!? .(sic) ]jAnmj55 "j^a-Sojo Jctul-LdZ ]^Ldo ."U-.5arD

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. . ^ . V^ ;^5 I^Ado * 5 IA^^Ad) A^U'Q-£D lA^i?]?

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]Zqj(Tid5 ] » n\oZ Aj^o"! IZocn^l? jmii^LD ^'i moi^
^ocmV' ^n»o .^^:i^? "jZy i <^^ lAaJj'oiD ^ZjiZo .lAjOi^l
."jZ<^^r-»r4^? j-fc-iaJarA 1j.>j "JAjJjglSdo ^i cnn^ "jA^Z
Ij-Kj "jA^Li^o ^cDCLLmsdlA.*.^? ]Aj_3)q1do ^'I'mn^ ^5Zo

The note at the end gives the date A. Gr. 1807 = a.d. 1495.
.]n«n ]6si^ ^Qj-iD ."UJa^? v\.o •o ')]V)iV)Zo ^^Z^

.)>Orn ^-rJtl. OJ^-lA AXZ

On f. 88 a is a panegyric of Mar Ignatius XVIII, David
Shah ((Ti]-»,j05) son of ^J^Jcn, who died in Amid in the
beginning of June, A. Gr. 1902 = 1591, and was buried by

* A space has been left in the ms. for the missing name.



Dd. 3. 8^ 985

the side of his brother »£d|j.j.S£i (see f. 89 h, foot) to the S. of
the altar of Mar Thomas the Apostle in the city of Katrubbal

(^^^^iD? l^^^-'^), aged 50 (marg. 51), after serving as patri-
arch for 19 years. Later hands on the margin of f. 88b have
recorded sundry marvels which happened after his death.

On f. 90 a is a list of the convents and churches which the
patriarch superintended, built, or repaired. It includes the
church of Mar Thomas in Katrubbal, and the convents of
Mar Abi (Tyre), of Za'faran, and of Mar Abhhai in Gargaria
({_.t^^A Twice he consecrated the chrism (^5q1o), once at

Jerusalem, and once at the church of Amid. A later hand
adds the dates: A. Gr. 1898 = a.d. 1587, and A. Gr. 1888
= A.D. 1577.

Next follow the names of the fathers whom he ordained : —
the maphrian Pilate ; his (own) brother ]±j.Ld, bishop of Mar
Abi ; Lazarus of Maiperkat ; Malkeh (oi^^iD) of the convent of

]::i\LD ^jiD ; Simeon bar o^-fL ; 'Azziz of the convent of Mar

Abraham in Midyad ; Habib of the convent of Mar Jacob in
\\Vo». g^n ; Elias of the convent of Selibha ; Elias of the
convent of Mar Jacob in Salah ; David of the convent of Mar
George of <^_A^ ; Ephraim of Tyre (]5o») ; Hananiah of
Gargaria (r-tip-ii) ; -"^ » ^1" of Z.;jd2.^^ ; ^^ni_»_l of the convent
of Mar Julian ; John of Tripoli ; George (.m .. .) of — -»5^jj ;

^JOT-O of ]-»ji2iD Zu_o ; Jeshua' of ^iM- ^t his death the seats

of the convents of Mar Abi and Mardin passed to his disciples
Jeshua and Abd'allah respectively.

There are several notes in Karshuni and Arabic (ff. 8 o, 11 a,
15 a, 37 6, etc., and especially 70 6, 88 a and 6), also in Latin
(ff. 7 b, 31 b, 46 b, 81 b, etc.). Those in Latin are probably the
work of Robert Huntington who has signed his name at the
foot of f. 3 a.

The title outside is : Gregorii Barhebraei Historia

ECCLESIASTICA.



986 Dd. 8. 82



Dd. 3. 82



18 leaves (pages numbered in ink from 155 to 188, two are
omitted after 181) belonging to Dd. 3. 8\ written in a cursive
Jacobite, probably of the xvith cent. See above p. 980.

1. Various notes in Arabic, f. 1 a.

2. The high-priests to the time of Christ, f . 1 6 :

It comprises 67 names, from Aaron to ^|.»-». Each is
accompanied with brief notes, e.g. :
"locnj Vk> I aV) ViO-M-i ,^0 l^J-Ji ^LiL ^ aV)* -^Uj

.^;Vq^ "jZj-K. Aj5A^]o "JAQjAI^ IZOJOITD ^OTl^V)

3. The Nestorian catholic patriarchs, f. 3 a.

The list comprises 59 names from ji-yj-k) to ]ai_^.oaT_..
The notes are in Arabic.

4. The Western priesthood, the patriarchs of Antioch,
f. 36:

56 names from Peter to »QDQJ..i_llDO>.

5. On f . 5 a are a number of passages comprising (a) a
citation from Evagrius, and notes on (6) Didymus, (c) Timothy
of Alexandria, {d) Barsalibi :

(e) Philoxenus (Ignatius Nirarod) :



Dd. 8. 82 987

.^^ .0^] AJ_» oo;XDZZ"io

This is followed by a list of the fifteen bishops whom
Philoxenus ordained :

Dioscorns, metropolitan of Amid, from \2i]o-i "ixccuj.

Ignatius, bishop of r^1l? U^D-k., from Melitene. Ignatius
of Tur-'Abhdin, from the convent of SelTbha. Joannes
of Tarsus (Cilicia) from the convent of Mar Hananiah.
Dioscorus of Salah, from the convent of Mar Abraham.
Severus, bishop of Tur-'AbhdIn, from the convent of
Selibha. Ignatius, bishop of the convent of Kartamin.
Gregory, metropolitan of Damascus, from the convent of
Kartamin. Dioscorus, bishop of "jJanijAr), from the con-
vent of Mar Aaron. Ignatius (marg. ^^zucno^-Ci OCTlj),
metropolitan of Mardin, from the convent of Mar Hananiah.
Gregory (marg. ^jl^. OOIj), maphrian of the East, brother

of Mar Gregory. Ignatius, metropolitan of |j5a!^iiD, which
is Constantinople (^^^DQ-O)- Basil, metropolitan of Jeru-
salem, from the convent of Mar Hananiah. Timothy,
bishop of Telia d'Avsenius, from the convent of Zosn.
Gregory, metropolitan of -rn . m (Cilicia), from the convent

In conclusion, it is stated that Philoxenus died in A. Gr.
1603 = A.D. 1292, after serving 9^ years, ^ Ol^s *CQii^Z]o

6. The names of the patriarchs from Mar Severus to Mar
Michael the Great, f . 5 6 ; cp. Chabot, Revue de VOrient Chretien
(Paris), vol. iv. pp. 444 — 451 (1899), etc.

* ? Of Kara, N. of Nebk; cp. Wright, Cat. p. 199.



988 Dd. 3. 8^



There are, first of all, sixteen names, each followed by a
brief note, e.g.

.w-tOTon 1 »>

To the seventh name (John I., died 648) is appended the

marginal note : ^;_«J-Dj .mj-^l AlDQ^lro ]yo]£D oZu") OTJ.^]^.

Marg. notes to the tenth name (Athanasius II.) : ]^,\r)
]i g^\Vr> ]ibAlD> ]j_ajt.2llD; wjOlJo] >^0 O S i \ oo^Cd] 001.

Marg. note to the eleventh name (Julian) : ]laLo3 OT^ "jooi
:<7^V) |.K>j5 isCL.

The sixteenth name is that of George (Abbeloos and Lamy,
t. i. p. 320).

The 28 names which follow are accompanied by a list of the
bishops ordained during the time of each.

(17) Cyriacus (a.d. 793), with a list of 85 bishops.

The list differs slightly from Chabot's. The name corre-
sponding to the latter's twelfth is omitted, so that no. 12 here
corresponds to Chabot's thirteenth (the name of the convent is
given as that of ]_lJoA2)15 _jl>jQ_.). In the twenty-sixth name
the convent is that of Mar James of .£Do3Q-D. The twenty-
third is Denha (]>aJ5), and not Daniel (as in Chabot). The
name of the convent in no. 50 is . > » *^ ._i;lD. The sixty-
eighth name is George (wj^ooLi)-

(18) Dionysius of Tell-Mahre (Abbeloos and Lamy, no.
64), with 100 names, f. 6 b.

(19) John III., 84 names, f. 7 a.

(20) Ignatius I., 26 names, f. 7 b.

(21) Theodosius of Kartamin, 32 names, f. 8 a.

(22) Dionysius II., 50 names, f. 8 a.



Dd. 3. 82



989



(23) John IV., 41 names, f. 8 b.

(24) Basil, 32 names, f. 9 a.

(25) John v., 48 names, f. 9 a.

(26) John VI., 10 names, f. 9 b.

(27) Dionysius III., 8 names, f. 9 b.

(28) Abraham, 6 names, f. 9 b.

(29) John VII., 47 names, f. 9 b.

(30) Athanasius V., 38 names, f. 10 a.

(31) John VIIL, 47 names, f. 10 b.

(32) Dionysius IV., 34 names, f. 11a.

(33) John IX., 31 names, f. 11 a.

(34) Athanasius VI., 18 names, f. 116.

(35) John X., 17 names, f. 116.

(36) Basil XL, 7 names, f. 11 b.

(37) John XI., 4 names, f. 12 a.

(38) Dionysius V., 5 names, f. 12 a.

(39) Dionysius Mark, 10 names, f. 12 a.

(40) Athanasius VII., 64 names, f. 12 a.

(41) John XII., 12 names, f. 12 b.

(42) Athanasius VIIL, 34 names, f. 12 6.
(44) Michael the Great, 54 names, f. 13 a.

The twenty-sixth name is Athanasius, metropolitan of Jeru-
salem, the writer's own brother, and the thirty-eighth is Gregory
the metropolitan, head of the bishops of the diocese of Taghrith,
otherwise called Jacob, son of the writer's brother.

For the continuation of this list see below (10).

7. Names of the high priests of Melitene, f. 13 6,

28 names.

8. Names of the high-priests of Amid, f 13 6,

22 names.



990 Dd. 3. 8^

9. Names of the high-priests of Taghrith after Babhai the
martyr, f. 13 b,

This is followed by a note on the death of the patriarch
Mar Basil in a.d. 1444.

10. List of patriarchs continued from (6).

27 names, beginning with Athanasius (no. 45), and ending
with David the brother of Ni'met (oilQiJ) of the family of
Bar-saileh (no. 71).

A later hand has appended : no. 72, Pilate of Mansiir, who
was maphrian in 1.576, ordained patriarch in 1591, died in 1597
and was buried in Aleppo (^n^ ^-) Also, Haddayah (oTjIjOi),
maphrian in 1591, ordained patriarch in 1592 and died in 1640.
Also the maphrian Simeon, ordained 1640, and ]5q_l_^pI2lL,
metropolitan of Ma'adan, who was buried in "j^^]^ (sic)

11. Patriarchs of Salah, f. 14 6.

There are 13 names (Sabha, ] ^yn i . v yO i . . ]1dcld
I > 1; . '"^cn etc.), the last being Jacob Hesnaya (] . i m ...) of
^^.5l. After a.d. 1564 the patriarchate became amalgamated
with that of Tiir-'Abhdin under Ni'met. He was followed by
David-sha (|jj_j05), Pilate, aijljoi, and A^Do] (?) ^iIj] ^
(?) V'^lf'^-^ of Amid (formerly metropolitan of Jerusalem, died
A.D. 1645). A later hand has added the name of the patriarch
Jeshua' who died in a.d. 1652, and was buried in the church of
the Forty Martyrs at Mardin.

12. The patriarchs of the East, f. 15 a.

78 names beginning with S. Thomas, and ending with
GikiLJ, w I 1 ^ ^y^iiL and »cdcl4^^s.

13. The series of the new priesthood from the time of the
apostles, f. 16 a.



Dd. 3. 8^ 10. 9 991

The list is divided into the heads of the churches of
(a) Rome, 60 names from S. Peter to »cdcu.j»-^;1d, vpZL/j and
ȣDQj}j5)] ; (6) Alexandria, 61 names from S. Mark to Joseph ;
(c) Ephesus, 50 names to Gennadius, continued by Constanti-
nople, 14 names to pU^, »CDQ„»j]iD}-.i and Theodotus ; (d) An-

tioch, 98 names from S. Peter to Michael.

14. List of the kings of the earth, f. 16 b.

Divided into (a) the Hebrews, and kings of Judah and
Israel, (b) kings of Assyria, (c) kings of Egypt.

15. Kings and high-priests of Armenia, f. 17 a.

Followed by a note on the martyrdom of Mar Gregory
(John of Gargar, bar Simeon), metropolitan of Jerusalem in
A.D. 1580; f. 17 6.

16. An account of the Nestorian faith, f. 18 a,

Dd. 10. 9

Paper, about S^ m. by 6j ; 212 leaves; 22 quires, signed
with Syriac letters, of 10 leaves, but the first three and last
have only eight; about 16 lines on a page. Written in an
inelegant Jacobite hand, chiefly with Greek voAvels, and dated

A. Gr. 1787 = A.D. 1475.

1. The Lexicon of Ebdochus (EvSoico^, Eudoxius ?) of
Mitylene, addressed to the deacon Barsuma and redacted by
Joshua; see Gesenius, de Ben- Alio et Bar Bahlulo, p. 10;
Duval, Lit. Syr. p. 299 n. Other MSS. are at Rome (Assemani,

B. 0. t. iii. I. p. 3086), Paris (Zotenberg, no. 251; Chabot,
no. 328), and Berlin (Sachau, Gat. nos. 233 sq.). The present
MS. is quite distinct from Or. 1594 in the British Museum.



992 Dd. 10. 9

F. 1 6 :

Uj::i^qj1 (f. 2o) )i ■VcV) lAoJooj "l^i^o ]V)i kj5 U^l?
j.£) -ii-i? "^ ^ > "^ ^-^jZ] .TiZoN.n w^Zo 1 1 n KKli> 1oc7i5

Above the first four words is written :

.l-k-TDol wjJyj^ IcnZ^ ioO;^ Via.«_i |>^> aV)!!

Introduction, f . 2 a : ^^LD0j.£) L^J^^n.
The Lexicon itself begins on f. 7 a :

IZbZlo JcTLiiDo »QQiL^j V»V-»"I ^? U^o .}Id AJL^j |jcn
/ Aj]j^25 jclkkI^ cA 3ll -.^^5 l3jiD ^y^ Zli^ ^2u^5
•. A^t^lj] / OCT! 5^ OCT s£]y]] ^1o / A^IjA^iqj ^"Io y]

^ ^^ 7 t» 7 7 ••



Dd. 10. 9 993



On f. 42 b, marg. o ^21^? 1>_,ID? :

.•ViOVol .'Trli:!! .'r-*-^! .-y.-^JD^] .CTL^J U^Q-OO juiDOViD

The second letter begins on f. 44 a :

.tb3 i;:ii .-hjt Xr^]^ V ^pD A^? 15^ ^oz

On f. 50 6 :

The rest of the Lexicon is distributed as follows : — »^f. 50 b
? f 58 a ; 01 f 65 6 ; o f. 68 6 ; 1 f. 69 a ; 00 f. 75 « ; 4 f- 85 a
^ f. 91a; 5^1J i 96 a; ^ f. 1016; ^ f. 107 a; ^J f. 136 a
^ f. 156 6; vi f 1616; ^ f. 166a; r, f. 170 6; ^ f. 173 6
5 £ 179 a; ^ f. 184 6; If. 192 a.

The colophon (f. 203 a) states that the MS. was written by
Abraham in the church of IjoiQJ ^^k) in tlie village of Ban
(or Ban) in the valley (lAoo^) of Bisharrai (mod. jibbet-
Bsherreh) near Tripoli, a city of Mt. Lebanon, in 1 Teshrin
A. Gr. 1787 = A.D. 1475. A later hand has erased about two-
thirds of a line containing the name and description of the man
for whom it was written. It is possible, however, to recover
the name Constantine.

\!^d^L^ •/" ''^: "jAoo-yj-rii ^ U> I aVjN ALclk»3o
B. c. 63



994 Dd. 10. 9

jZu? :^j_^\5 l^^^k) (f. 203 6) ]ia^ 1Aj_.j1d »mj.\aso^^?

lA^i^ :>oa^ ♦]iV>pQ ^^^A^ -.^ IZvLbo-. .jljo-.? ^iri^o
1 1 1 K>o3 1}^ l^jOiiD >-.cn I T nAoo ^-1^^ •. jjoji.^

rZio .CTL^ ^l-»? IJ-»U 3i.QJ0 (TIlV) 5Z]j? ^JiOD] ,A_.5

2. Exhortations to priests, ascribed to S. Ignatius ; cp. the
similar Arabic discourse in Dd. 10. 10 (11) below:

Beginning, f. 204 a :
.^An V>\ ]■ «Vr» SDO^STL^-rO V^O ■ ■? "|pJi_» OCT ] 1 \noZ ^

IJCTOl ^ IZo 1 iZ^-SD »£D0^^i4^ l4-»-^ \^<TL» ]r^^
. I ■ i> .-IDQ^.Z) j^iDO j^;_D5 UOfX 5A vr^ '• »CDaj_^ij_yj-j1>
^ A-."|^jCT10 Aj]j_oZ O \V>» ::>CLii.LDO "UctI jjCTLDO jjOTO

^^ ^o n I n •a>^ OjCTVo oWtO -IZollf ,_k) ^an^-^g^No
."jZoXo-i^o lu.ojo "jAScuj yOnnX ,_Sd clooj^} ■:■ IZoXl^
. " \ vnn "j.^ ^]Ld •:• IZo-Kj'^k^o ]Lb]o ]V)m k» "(ZUtd ^



Dd. 10. 9 995

:>CLL ]Lo-r^L^o \.,^Q-^^ U^a\:^ .]L nn .V)V)o 1-.-^^

jvoVv ^5jV, , on\ oooi ]ji£>o>? .IZaNnm ^ '^r?-'? s>j3q-D

^ocjiZ .Uvi ^j ^ i\(n ^-.Ij^o ^^Ilai j-*-S5 v ] i I'mn l^o

Ends on f. 211 «:

OLO ^Ol) ]7no .. .,> y»l}iD [*Q.]jo5"j .iO-i?! ^015 "jZ o ■ i ^QO
■ > 1 rr> ]^i ..AVn Pj ]Zo 1 i • V?0 ^Zomn^ . i 1 O [space]
"l^ nn . n^ r> \^\jt :>cu^50 ."i^Da!* ch_.Ajl5 "jZoNn ■V)0 ]ZaLD5

■]« - . . o\ ]\^ ] 1 . \ . Vnn ]V)'.. ^OOI .1^01) wjOI .^015

^ "IjJ»q4£d_.{^ I^q-kkS ]lrp ]n I n^ l;-axD ^uAoi ^^A

. 1^0 As
Some lines have been erased at the foot of the page.

F. 1* a contains an unpointed duplicate of f. 8 a. Ff. 142 b,
2116 are blank. There are numerous marginal notes in Kar-
shuni and Syriac on ff. 1 a, 1 h, 2 a, 28 b, 29 a, and throughout
the Lexicon.

63—2



996 Dd. 10. 9; 10. 10

The MS. is thus described on f. 1 a : Etymologicum Syrum
quo ratio grammatica omnium vocnm dificiliorum amhiguorum
atque obscurorum accurate explicatur ordine alphabetico. Auctore
Eudoco (originally written Elidoco) preshytero Mylytino.

Erpenius collection.



Dd. 10. 10

Paper, 8^ in. by 6 ; 337 leaves ; 34 quires, signed with
Syriac letters, of 10 leaves, but the third has 9, the fifteenth
and sixteenth 8, and the thirty-third 12; 19 lines on the page.
Written in a regular Jacobite Karshiini hand (f. 248 a by a
later writer), and dated A. Gr. 1872 = a.d. 1561.

Various homilies and discourses in Karshiini.

1. The questions of Basil and Gregory; f . 1 6 :

Cp. Sachau, pp. 742 6 (3), 782 a- Zotenberg, no. 198 (10).



2. S. Basil on the parables ; f. 13 a

3. On the Trinity, &c. ; f. 18 a



>g)o.\.mn V^io ^\-.^Ul ^lALol



4. Discourse of Mar Ephraim, on the Day of Judgement;
f. 19 6 :

Cp. Payne Smith, Cat. Bodl col. 471 (15).

5. Another, on the Resurrection, &c. ; f. 24 a :

Cp. Zotenberg, no. 198 (4).



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6. Canons ; I 27 b :

7. The Vision or Revelation of S. Gregory ; f. 43 a.
See Zotenberg, no. 238 (14). Ass. B.O. t. i. p. 103.

8. The story of Salih ibn 'Abd al-Kuddus and a Chinese
ascetic ; f. 81 6.

See pp. 717 (12), 730 (10) above.

9. The ten questions of the Disciples ; f. 95 6 :
Icru-L jj-LdIJA^ ^^:^ ^]rD ^^ W Q*^^ m . «v^

10. Homily of Mar Joannes on repentance, &c. ; f. 116 a :

11. Exhortations to priests, ascribed to S. Ignatius;
f. 124 a:

Cp. Zotenberg, no. 198 (1), and see above Dd. 10. 9 (2).

12. An explanation of the orthodox belief; f 133 a:

13. Stories of Mar Ephraim ; f. 158 a :
Beginning :

14. Colloquies of Moses ; f. 162 6 :



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Cp. Brit. Mus. Rich 7209, f. 213 b sqq., Sach. Cat. nos. 110 (4),
238 (1), and below Gg. 3. 30, no. 4 (a) ; and (for Syriac text)
see I. H. Hall, Hebraica, vol. vii. pp. 161—177 (1891).

15. Jacob of Serugh on penitence and the last day ;
f. 169 b :



16. S. Gregory on death, love, &c. ; f. 186 b

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^.o^D - ' ^^'^ .crLCioAl:Lo (TikL»l.;.2:^o ZoLq.!^ . i \s



Cp. Payne Smith, Cat. col. 470.

17. John Chrysostom, against the envious; f. 195 a:

18. Mar Ephraim, on death, &c. ; f. 198 a :

wjJ^ vio-.;^ ^.\so cn t 5"^^ - .Vvn Zoin.!^ . As

See Payne Smith, Cat. col. 471 (13), Zotenberg, no. 194 (22).

Subscription, f. 205 b :
lo-Lj") .^oi^l U-LSd oiZ]J. Ui^i^] w^j^D 3]V)tV) \\V)n

19. Discourses for certain days; f. 206a:

CrUi^^O CTLi-SO -^LsilJD 0(710 r-»jU1 i>OQ_. 1t£U J>oiu''^

.oiV^i 1^
Subscription ; f. 219 a :

Ijoi _i.^ ]-rn^ M-.1 VliD ^ KiJ - ^ ♦. . o'^oV) :>ocnZi5]o



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20. Discourse on repentance; f. 219a:

21. Discourse on the words of Elisha the prophet ; f. 225 a :

22. Another discourse ; f. 229 b :

23. Abu'l Ma'ani, on our Lord's ascent to heaven ; f, 233 b :

.OTj-nDl ^ '^' ^ en mo \ . . . i\so ]V)m^ o.> i mV)^

For other writings of Abu'l Ma'ani (Aziz Bar-sabta, Igna-
tius VII., cp. Ass. E.G. t. ii. p. 385) see Payne Smith, Cat
no, 145 (2, 11); Margoliouth, Descriptive List of Syriac and
Kdrshuwh MSS. (1899), p. 7 ; and Sachau, Cat. p. 632 sq.

24. Collection of various homilies ; f. 238 b.

25. Mar Jacob on love, Szc. ; f. 282 b :

Cp. Payne Smith, Cat. col. 438 (35).

26. Mar Ephraim on the resurrection, &c. ; f 292 « :
^0 I ^ w-*_2 -\j-»fc^ ^o Olio) I o^ J>oaj . I \s
"jooZo ^r-^ 1^)0^0 wjALd cnNfink) ^o .;_i^).l^

27. John Chrysostom on Lent ; f. 298 b :
Cp. p. 847 (c) above.



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28. Homily of Mar Jacob on Lent ; f. 304 a :

.(TLO) J^O (Tl]],_lLo :>OoI^ ^QjAo 01.^.4^1^ ^jZ ^..l^

29. Mar Ephraim on repentance ; f. 309 b :

30. The Revelation of Simon Peter which the Lord re-
vealed to him on the Mt. of Olives ; f. 319 b :

wK> I mV)^ cnX ,^mn ^3- ^S"^ ^Q-Lki* J-»-^N\

31. Mar Ephraim on the resurrection ; f. 324 b :

Cp. no. 5 above.

The colophon (f. 327 b) states that this MS. was written by
Moses (cp. ff. 205 6, 219 a) of the city of Kaluk (^Q^]n), son of
the priest Isaac, in the convent of Mar Abi in ȣD05Q-D ^^^,
to the left of the city uf t\n (cp. Payne Smith, Cat. cols. 246,

572), in the days of Ignatius Ni'met-Allah (oiXlL 6i V)M )
and Mar Joannes (.(T) > l]ot-»i) the mutran Jacob of the above-
mentioned convent, in A. Gr. 1872 = a.d. 1561.

On f. 328 a is another extract, beginning :

This is followed by the Arabic version of Ephesians ch. ii.,
f. 336 a.

There are various notes at the end, f. 337 b. Among them
is one stating that this MS. was repaired in A. Gr. 1892



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= A.D. 1581 in the days of Ignatius Da'ud Shah (c7iV» ?ol?).
Another, almost illegible, gives the date A.Gr. 1891 = A.D. 1580.

There are notes in Ar. on ff. 119 a, 122 b, 139 b, 140 a,
195 by 196 a, 220 b, 235 b, 315 b, 316 a, 323 a, &c., and in Latin
on tf. 120 a, 306 «.

There are rough drawings on ff. 295 b, 302 b, 324 b, and, on
f. 1 a, various scrawls and the title Doctrinae virorum Sanctorum
Xtian.

F. 248 belongs elsewhere (note the catchwords).

This MS. formerly belonged to Robert Huntington whose
signature with the number " 36 " appears on f. 1 b.

(A stray leaf which was found in this MS. is described Avith
other fragments under Add. 20551)



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Paper, 44in. by 3; 354 leaves (f. 2 is a mere fragment and
from f. 292 onwards the heads have been eaten away and
many of the leaves are stained) ; quires, originally 41 in num-
ber (a fresh enumeration begins after the seventh quire), of
10 leaves, but the first has 9, and the seventh 14, and the
seventeenth, nineteenth to twenty-first, thirty-third and thirty-
fifth are wanting ; signed with Syriac letters ; 3 leaves (ff. 352
—354) have been inserted at the end ; 16 lines on the page.
Written in an inelegant Jacobite Karshuni without points,
probably as late as the xviith cent.

It contains various theological treatises, in Karshuni, by
Dorotheus, Isaac of Nineveh, Abba Isaiah, Sahdona(Mar Tyrius),
and Diego (Didacus, unidentified).

I. Dorotheus on the soul, &c. ; f. 4 6:

.(sic) ail£LK.^\ ]iLO ^CCISLL^ Lt^ U^D ]h.
Cp. Payne Smith, Cat. col. 483 (4), Zotenberg, no. 239 (65).



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II. Extracts from the fathers, f. 12 b. Among the selec-
tions are the names Pachomius, ff. 12 b, 59 6; Titus, f. 43 a;
»CDa.»_aj-CDOi'j, f. 48 a ; and Stephen (for the last-mentioned
cp. Zotenberg, no. 239 [61]), f. 60 a.

III. Homilies of Isaac of Nineveh. For a different col-
lection see above, Add. 3279.

(1) On all kinds of Virtue, &c. ; f. 72 a :

See Ass. B.O. t. i. p. 447, col. 1, sermo 8.

(2) cnxsL2L3 ^^^.1^ 1^0-^ 3^n^o ^"I.A^UI ^.*^
cnl'U^ ioH ^ ; f 73 b.

See loc. cit., sermo 9.

(3) ai]]^^ ^1 ^:^, f. 77 a.
See loc. cit., sermo 10.

(4) cniD_,ri^ Zioo] .-i^, f. 82 a.
See loc. cit., sermo 11.

(5) ^..^llSQ^ ^1 ^, f. 83 6.
See loc. cit, sermo 12.

(6) ZUjU^^ %P>f-84a.
See loc. cit, sermo 13.

(7) 5lj-2u]Jlo ^m^ -i^, f. 88 a.
See loc. cit., sermo 14.



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