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Alphabetical.

8. The Epiphany, f. 19 6,



.^39^ ^3 2a^ o?^'3^ .^ad;^ *nP^? ^^,?? ^?^^?

Alphabetical.
Another, f. 21 h,
Jm»03 ^ba ouauti^2a ^di2 .oA»oik,:s2 ^^op ♦^noXrt

Another, by the priest 'Attaye bar 'Ateli, f. 22 a,

o^a >bbJS ^iw >a <* izi^ao^ Aiw 39^3 '^.^isi sa

B. c. 43



674 Add. 2820

9^ okaip -^*^ /^? f?^? .^Loo ;^33 .^^oA

Another, f. 24- a,

Another, f. 25 a,
.(sic) yijilioS lislat^o*^^ 'N^V^ "f^^^^? ^^ ^^

9. The Commemoration of S. John the Baptist, f. 26 «,

.;aL^A Iplx ^bpo .;aL3 \a ^ap uo .;u3 ^oL o2



10. The Commemoration of S. Peter and S. Paul, f. 27 a,
. ; tu\'A ^^|\^ ?^ .;I^jQ>b90 23ua^ .^xa^ v^obouA)^
.^ ;2^? ;i2 23a ;xa2^ . v^oqi Joo] sbei aa .♦^bcjSa



Add. 2820 07 5

1 1 . The Commemoration of the Evangelists, f. 29 a,

12. Pahii Sunday, f. 30 «,



.U^o2 o^ wS^ ;isa^ Zf^^o23 2?2^3 ;6yV,^ -^o^
wis 2po^ p^ .>\a:o2 ;I^ ^^Usb .;v^xo2 laii'l ai».^
5^ ;]^xo2 .;v^o2 .;U3;o2 0001 ^amJ^S-Ms .^V^?^2

Another, f. 32 (^

Another, f. 33 h,
pL^ . ^K^o^is^i ouoxo .>*^<&^ 2^^xo2 . aboi^Sis

Another, by Khamis, f. 34 h,

<* ^S»a:s2
43—2



670 Add. 2820

Another, f. 35 a,
«^bo^o .;].^o23 232^3 .^^ oj^oti l^so^ ^ooXa

■ >*y>S^ .v<3tlor 23oXJa .v^oaXa 0^b>«20 .^09 ^.^d

Another, f. 06 a, alphabetical,

Another, f. 38 a,
^o'ia OT^S is^l 2 <« o^-baxA 03: -loo] ^S ;^^ ^^

The Passover, f. 40 a, alphabetical,
^^V^So .J^ oo] l^'ii vA 932 u^ f32 2 -Jai^^b ^h^?
^dLd .v^osdo^ y^oa2 ^^ ^^ora .w^^ ;l^a aS^o ^ uoi
<« UcSSqi ;IoSAcn .op±i3o^ ^^ibo ^o^ .«.is0 iscl ju.23

13. Easter Sunday, f. 43 a, alphabetical,



Add. 2820 677

Another, f. 45 a, alphabetical,
^bp o^itQja lislo .a^ia^Js ^^^isjsla ;^L^p ad ^>a0
.5^0*334 ^f^3: ;h3i:^ ;u.^ 61 .1 .;'^3 *> ^auUbo^^ ;»03

uo^ i»^ ^boo .op ^*^i.aA poi,^ Ua3\o .Iso^^

Another, f. 49 a,
.lyli'so 2Xx^ .292.^xiy3 ^ho .2p2^3 la^ po-tJa

<« ^MMMi3i^ ^^? ■ ?M>tta\ 2^^30X0

Another, f, oOa,
.^3isx2 ;i\o^p op.$^os9 -oa^^f ^01 ^:AbA>o ;^
^aa .ua^^ ;xi2a ;fi>].!|^^o .>^o\ ^isbolti J^-iJiiao ?a\ya

Another, f, 51 a, alphabetical,

.2^2.^ JS^^o .2a.3iti ^^\i el .2 •> ^ao.^.S ;^23
<• cr^ ;*^3 yX^i ;a;3 .w.>3 0.3^23 ^ aS\

Another, f. 52 6, alphabetical,
2ak&o2o .2aad x^ 'p.iM ^is2 -2a^J ^x?^ ^^3 ?^



678 Add. 2820

<:«d^ ^lo li^o *^iib .«A wv*is2 U^ 5^2

Another, f. 53 6,

.^o .aa^o <i^o2o ^^o^ ao^

Dialogue between the Angel and the Thief, f. 54 6, alpha-
betical,

isil isa ^o .<^aa4 ^bb 2a^ w,^ iipl .^oa^ isal
J^ Ms^o A.V, .IpS <^^a.d ;^1^ 2iJo .is*'isl ^a^io

14. New Sunday, lis^^ JaX.3 y^, f- 58 6,

15. The Commemoration of S. George, by 'Attaye bar
Ateli, f. 59 6,



♦ Jla^ ^«>i,i^ ;a^<u .^^-; \aio ^a^^ JN-.a8o

Alphabetical, fis, ;, jt, j, a, \, etc.



Add. 2820 679

16. The Ascension, f. 61 h,



^ ^33 OO;!^ l*^OX .isioSt!^ *^^? 07A^OiQ>3 232^3



17. Pentecost, f. 02 6,



Another, by 'Attjlye bar Atell, alphabetical, f. 04 h,
2pa7 0^30.M»J A^ ^.^ ^V^ *\^^ A-^-30' Aa btiSdo

.0(0 .abb^i oi^li^o 23^ ;3i .2 <* 2&3>«M^bo

Another, f. (SQh,

.;ti3f Aa i^'aoM ;.*.^ ^o':^ \^ .;Ai.iM X^bOb.^.3 ;aS

. ^aIos ^jitlia .(sic)^';&li,aLbo ;m03 /'^;:k2 abdsbo «^a^^ lo]^

18. The second Sunday of the Apostles, f. 68 6, alpha-
betical,

^io A^oyxL ^ ^3^.13 .;^o3:iA ;fr^23 ly^

<f ;3i3>^ ;xiA ^oo^a . A\^2 2301 Av^bo



680 Add. 2820

19. Nusardel, f. 70 6,



20. The Sunday of ;»o6 J^bO ^, f. 71 a,

<* a^Js^ Uaox .Um Xo }is^o^ ^? -^?^?

21. The Sunday of ;^*o? ^»X^i, f. 72 a,



<* 23^3 o^p* -1^0^ ;*^*2 .;^«op wje^p ;:ul3 3^*3

22. The Commemoration of S. Thomas the Apostle, f. 72 a,

o^^ ^^3920 .;«o3acn3 Xf-'M? l^isia -fsoo? ;^ofia.bo

28. The Invention of the holy Cross, by 'Attaye bar Ateli,
f. 73 a,



•sbou*o .^isM^ 0^3 yitio •^^iss2 }ba^^ .^is^j^o ^ox^



24. The Sundays of Moses, f. 75 a.

a. On the Temptation of Joseph, f. 75 a,



^tpolp oiS^ox^ lisf'^i ^^V* -^obo u.aM3 ;3dl:.3a^3



Add. 2820 681

xi ^ ^ l!!i -^ ^^ 2aaL ^3^^? ^^^ -{sic) wo^^^^^,
6. Another, alphabetical, f. 75 6,



c. Joseph and his Brethren, alphabetical, f. 77 b,



d. Another, f. 79 a,

o^daxo ojsom w^2 o23 .^tj ucnouki y^o^oboakti ^iQ>oboe

e. Another, f. 81 a,

J^ fts^2 "py.^ .^o]o^.'a/L x»2o 2x^J.3 ^.toa.1, "P^-ti

*>w*baX'i^^ ^^ r'^ltf >»23



682 Add. 2820

/ Another, I 81 b,
2bo3^ K^^ojiS^id .{sic) aod^ u-otoJa obo) ^fiSA*i ^

g. Another, f. 82 a,
'^La lo]^ .u^ P^«-^^ ^^ ^?%'^ ^9^"^ ^>'^? ^

25. The Sundays of the Consecration of the Church, f. 82 6.

a. Alphabetical, f. 82 b,

2i.b0f9 ^» ^^^^^ .;'i^.t0i.^.& Sua ^^ iJsfxy 61

b. Another, f. 85 a,

aix^Ma 5ui .a7i» ;«a^ ;is*3 jaaba^ ♦.b»\x ^xx

c. Another, alphabetical, f. 85 b,

•:• w.30>sX23 5^4 ^^ ^10 \^ .^.»Oak.3 OVbA.AO ^ajQ>2o

Double stanzas from I to ^^^^ and a single stanza with 3.

d. Another, f, 86 b,

^Sas a]is^^ ^^^ 07JOM pJaa .u&fi^ .;^«MJCbo a^M



Add. 2820 683

e. Another, f. 87 a,

.^o.s..A o^ ;a2 la^XD .;o?2Si <^-^-^ ^V=^? .2.saio.i

<« youfu oka^p 39^ ^I?
/! Another, alphabetical, f. 88 «,
a«>? .;*^it '^OkxA o?^ oli- -ZAoia ctj^ oa^ o^ ai^
O^mOSuS ?.3i 2 ♦ ;x3ati3 ;**o3 oj^ J*»Lo .O^Ati 5»k**o
;L3^ .;*jQ>a ;f32^ iSw^J^? -c^:*?? ^*^'=*^ ?*5® .C7^at»

g. Stanzas for each of the above Sundays, f. 90 a,

;^ ;^ ;S ;^ .I^m \^ ^^ksi .^A*ai .u3-a32 .-^*2
x.iso2? 3u»2? 3u»2a ^-»i? -ii^ ;^ ji ;i ;i^ ;ii ;^ ^

II. Poems by Khamis and others, f 90 h,

.;^^oao^ ;^'Sis uox.^> ;3ki03 oi^s



684 Add. 2820

1. On the maiden Mamoi (the college of Nisibis), f. 91 a,



.1 <« ^^3 lisX^^ oV>^f^? ^oioiso l>s,\^p >J^aLti
^»o ^d.^Mi'3 w» .;.^.).^.V3 ujc:da^ U*b ^oa; 2aao ;3i
;i3b^^ {sic) ^Ip la^osu .%3 <• ^^ ^oifiLfi>3 ^/id

Alphabetical. <♦ wi*^

2. On the death of his son, f. 92 b,

^.L«.3 ^^j^.bo.^ .073^33 ^ftso^ jQ>*baa }aiJCd3 o^^

3. By Shihab of Mosul, f. 93 b,

^fiSt^^ a^^ ^oai .iH^oM Sla^.x^ ^>f=>^? ^isx^l

cna^oxs .;Nd.25 Isk^a aiOd.f ^bp .;3X ^^K,30 .^aa^

4. A tale, f. 94 6,

. ,HS>>r<> ;o; ^'i^QX ^^kOdo ;^.3^ \a^33 .;LSA.3aA



Add. 2820 685

5. The Contest between Gold and Wheat, f. 96 6,



ad^ .ii^ ^isoi ^3^ 4^VrO ^30739 ;isX«2

6. The Year and its months, f. 98 a,

li>^'soS .^lANto lifM u.^'il .W>fO ^fi^^? I'isJ**!

7. Verses by Khamis, f. 99 h,

}ijS Mfy'saS a^^ ^k*^^ -'V^^ \^ •39^^3Lap
Eight verses.
III. Poems by Khamis, of wine and pleasure, f. 100 a,

A few poems by other writers are interspersed.
1, Beginning, f 100 «,



686 • Add. 2820

2. Beginning, f. 101 b,
sJao .«^oJi^ %^ 39^3 .^Om &43 o^p lisymi

To this are added verses by Rabban Cjriaciis, f. 102 «,



.jco .(.s'^c) ;2so3L33 2ao7oa

3. Beginning, f. 1 02 b,

2ilb0fo 2boo33 J^o^xse Ji^^oa^M .joauboaa vi^p ;is^2
.;*m3 ^AOpo^S oauQ> osobij .;^ao.3 ;^o^x» o6^

The last stanza runs thus :
pa .wOS^O^^S 2fts*\QA> 3^^ .wOS^^^ ;Io3 JQX.»a

4. Beginning, f. 103 a,

-l^o'y^ M o2 ^^oii ;i^^ -^^? ?^ 0^? lisy**i

vA ^.flL iaft S fis^^ 3Ap -2^^^ 2is^ 23k^ ^3 "^9^?
<« 2^o\ ^Ssio «^^ad w.^0 .\b ;mJ&



Add. 2820 687

The last stanza runs, f. 104 f/,
}3A ^OMk3 o^aafi .jqxao o^oAp ^6^oa> sot

5. Alphabetical, beginning, f. 104 a,

loi %,^ ^ ySpo .J^ ^A^9 "^^^ ^'^^'^^ .Jbwbf^p .^^ 9.b03

.30]Qiisx2 >i ;^i .2 <• ^ ;ib:i 2ox3 oo^^o .JS Aa
^bo ^laoo .30^ ;^il^9 001 ^2 -a^l a^ 2ibx^ ;3.L

6. Alphabetical, beginning, f. 106 a,






<• ^!^ v^^? o7iso^ .?I^



7. Beginning, f. 107 b,



l^ho'yio }.iJ3i isjbsa . uo^baa ^aucDS o^^d ^fisa^i

*:* ^ilx^ 2a^

8. Beginning, f. 108 a,






688 Add. 2820

9. Beginning, f. 109 a,



10. Stanzas on love, the rose, and other subjects, of which
the first is as follows, f. 110 a,

.^«x^ ^«il^ liS 'Jf!^3 ;30m ^fsA •:• ^«?^ ^i^is ^o^

Other specimens, f. 1116,

;«b992 2i>^^ ;^^io .;^^ ;Iis ;^o9b «^2 ;b»^L ;&o;.3

And again, f. 112 6,
lyjL ^a30f.3o .2^2o 2i^ ^.dof^ ^2 a7;s.*f.A* 233oA



Add. 2820 689

11. On the wax candle, beginning, f. 114 a,



}^S<^.3 JCOrO .230A3 ^O^ ^9^,? ^^^-3 ^t^^? "f^

. j(o <* 23O70A wiJcS \s<o Ui ^'Ua laj
12. On the fan, beginning, f. 115 a,



.<^oua3 x\ ^o^A yM3.bai l^^noix ^^a2 >i2 . \otio
13. On the winecup, beginning, f. 115 6,



^Ix i^ ;is^bbu«is ^o .^jsxajsi l^A^ 2ibaM 'J.*^xo

14. Invitation to a friend, beginning, f. 116 a,



.;Iox^ 2aA>te3 ;^^ ^A\'iS ^^33 ?2dio 4*^-^
w^euop ^.^2 .;Iax^ ;I^ 2a^ ^^3^^ ^^^^ V^^^?

B. c. 44



690 Add. 2820

15. At a feast, on the drinking of water, beginning, f. 116 6,

.t,?3 ^l t.?3 ^^ ^^s y\ )L <*U^ X^? ;2ioK»3

;*ai- ;i»i^ ^^^ i=i*^o -5*?^ ;33oio i^w j*-ii^

16. In praise of silence, beginning, f. 117 a,



% ;xoi^ ^? is*i ;35 ♦^i ♦ 2^^* JoSad i.i-



17. On the Cross, f. 118 6,



-llioA l^'ii ^3^2^ ^I^fi? ;a:oa^ ^o^ <• ^A$ '^'^^
*:* jA^bo 07.93^.3 97.3 bbMisis ou6sA:s ^^ .^o^



18. Stanzas by John, metropolitan of Arbel, surnamed
Yak, f. 119 a,



;^^a^'>y,»v) ^L^ou ^ysaS ^xpst^ IsaJi ^sis aojs

;i3f ^A*^23 \s< a^bCsJS ^ <* ^ 2^bO^^^ "^^^^^



Add. 2820 691

19. To all men, beginning, f. 119 «,

;oo^ l^ia *^om,1 isa9,?p l^ oai <*jdSiA:sOi^3 ^Xm2

<* ^ai ;&o;S 2^3 Ixai ^ip

20. On love, beginning, f. 119 6,

9D^2 ;!.» *> jQx.^ ^3UCdp ^eu* JusA ^ais .ao^s

1^1 2s.K^ ;o;o ^.^^A ^&2 ;cn^ -^*-^ ^ Xo J&ol.bD

21. On love and friendly intercourse, by the scribe (Jo-
seph) Azariah, beginning, f. 120 «,



;^os2i>o ^om juaa ^sti* 2430^.kS ^*xa^3 ^^'Sfis

^.^o& ^S3$ a^ ^» .;issouti3 ;.bowJf> ^iuf ^2 ;.bou^'S

*^ ;»ti*V<rp ^d3 ;baJ.3 ;&2

22. Alphabetical, beginning, f. 120 6,

.yM3b2 ^ ^^^aofr^o .wMf)d:2 5^ ^opi 2 .23A^ ao^

44—2



692 Add. 2820

23. Beginnino-, f. 122 6,



24. Beffinniiiff, f. 123o,



uS^i .\ijisx2 u^a^? lloh J^ <* ^^M*? 9^?

25. Alphabetical, beginning, f. 123 6,



.(sic) ;I6x3 i'isJilp w«.3>.^32 •^ > (Ctt»>ba ■> ^.oa jisa^^i

;ooio .wfiub^ ;^A^ 2a^r? ;^£ii«^ ^00720 .^m^

^O .bd^isX^ 2a^3 w»b0O3.A 3b^-^^? -^^^P l6sOA ^

26. Beginning, f. 125 6,






Add. 2820 693

27. Beginning, f. 126 a,

^y.^A^o wAoo^ ;=i3C ^A>^ <• jQ>^^a ^sucaa }is3kM»2

^ is*ocn l^ai isAao ao^^bo oaOois .^aAxA oiX^\.

.sXO .;I^.33 uOI ^-baX ^I^f3 ^3^? 5^^

28. Beginning, f. 128 cf,

. ;^oo;Si ^A l^oisisio ^ ^leS *> uQ>d.b».a }.Mp ;^Xm2

29. Stanzas for the Dominical Festivals in Syriac and
Mogul (Tatar), beginning, f. 129 a,



*> l^X^otoa <« ^^o :a*akbo ia ^ai .^1.3^-30 ^>^»p ^a**x»



694 Add. 2820

^bJ^a l***2iio l^Siiop .}x^oJbp U»o'^ ^*a]a.\^ ^k"*^^



IV. The history of John the son of Opimianus (Euphe-
mianus), also called John bar Malke, in seven-syllable verse,
ascribed to Mar Ephraim, f. 132 b,



loar\ cr^JsiXi^ .Jaia ^007 is*2 li^-V, ^ *> A.^ ^.^2 ^^

*> op OOO]

Subscription, f. 148 b,

«^S.!A.^ 2>iaL\<5 J^a^^ i'S ^L^Oi«d ^dvA^is ^'^-Tf



V. Lamentation of our father Adam, alphabetical, begin-
ning, f. 148 b,



Add. 2820 695

.^yi2i«xbp lom ^3 y-^ ^«9od4 ^ "ppi *\^p\ ^?^
;»a 23^2 ^ o2 »^ ;^3 <• ^ovi a^io u^ji ^j?^^

•>Sa1 232^ ^^^ 2so7i^ .1^>Sm ^oboaA is^^ ^^^

VI. Stanzas of Khamis on love, beginning, f. 151 a,



;o^ ;«^ oo^Sa u'2 ;3^ ^ .;^^ ^A.^^ ^v^zs

}^K,a7 oo^a .;»\iL 3 0^e ;xttx ^^ib ^>2Au2bo .^ba^i

<* ;mou oi^ A ;&2 \^ai

VII. Lamentation of Uriah when he was slain, beginning,
f. 152 a,



oA'tl lorn \*l^ <• \\JA>>>1 >.a %'\^ol'^ %^*S6l
ois 1^2 2'aau)k, -23^33 a.%^ loo] \.^«.^ xa ^'f3o23

VIII. On the Sinful Woman buying the ointment, begin-
ning, f 152 a,

<• w«a!o>aa*\y ^3o7,b juoo ^mJL^ A



696 Add. 2820

IX. A poem by the scribe Joseph Azariah on love, f. 153 a,

^som Jyd3 }lhiii ^fi>oI i^o'y^ ?^3L^? la^lbo do^

aU^^OX^ k^20 ^C^.tAX ^OQJ.^ \^-*^*^ JQ>^.^07.^3 076sX^

Beginning,
;»um3 ^&dJ3 ^Om? ;^q.o .^at.^» ^^o ^3:^^ ^^

The letters at the end of each stanza give the name
(sic) ^ojsa UCdOak^^ ; and those at the beginning of each

line, ;^iJc^ i^mio (sic) U^^o^ol ^3miO* ia ^ASf^ ^oo*

f^Ia i.e. A.D. 1887. At the end are added these lines,
f. 154 6,

• lA-tJ. ^a^^ o^ ^ .l\j* 2ado2bo ^07 aaoS :aLV^

<* l^ ;3)p Ji^ ^^ . ;2.^3a^l, ^*ooi uN^2 3»&

X. a. On the Prodigal Son, beginning, f. 154 6,



x.g ^^?■V^ Uoai •:• ^is*iCDabi ^is/ajais ^ojq>2 2x333

<* a^ ;^^3 ^V^P^ 6^ ^o



Add. 28-20 697

b. The Prodigal's Reply, beginning, f. 155 b,



bisa ^ojQ>2 ^a^p l^ia^ oo| .(sic) ;^y^ ^^oia A^SJk^

^o\3 -^ia ISb^oxo ^30m wAoro 2x.m3 ^i .^oV^

The colophon, f. 156 b, states that this copy was made for
one Mansur, and finished on the 22nd of Ilol (A.D. 1882).

^^i.Xl.^-3 ;^b'>» ^007 0^j.>s^2 3ka ^3ab^.bp .07.3 ^3dSO

^oo1 ^f^jsaei l^yo ^3kA^3 ipii^ -^^3^ ^43 ^isAs^

uisiiks ;Ma3kb0 ^obo .wti^iio isoo) Q^*is*l aa ^is^
5^«i ^3^^ ;^2 ^&xS y.^ .;«&m2 vQia^3 ^^^l ^siX ^ap

30t ^3^aO ^^^ .JCO ;*0'>tl 02 ^b ^or .\^ 3u0^3

*> ;^^a3 ^oau :s2 ^o^^s ;ts^Sr&bo

The scribe has mentioned his name in several places, e.g.
f. 19 6,

yix .;*o3 ;o^ lia^ha u^bp23 .;^oit» u^i Av< ;S^

There are some attempts at ornament on ff. 2 b, 43 o, 73 ct,
82 b, 90 6, 132 «, and 157 a, chiefly paintings of birds and flowers.



698 Add. 2821



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Paper, about 6J id. by 4| : 94 leaves ; 10 quires, signed with
letters, the first and last of 7 leaves, the rest of 10 ; 15 lines in
a page. Written in a good, regular, Nestorian hand of the
xviiith cent.

An exposition of the Aristotelian Logic, in twelve-syllable
metre, entitled ^^oSbAbO ^tSkJ*^^ ?3ftO, comprising the
Isagoge, De Literpretatione, and Analyticn. Title, f 4 h,

1. Isagoge, f. 4 h,
3m. ^o:l^^ ^^2 o^o u\oL^.o«23 ;3jsa ^i^ait
'. ^«3X.» lo] 2N^3m ^^ ^^.» ^QjQ>.3 : ^3o2^a5o

;NOi.^ai.ba.3 o740Ati ^a *. ^Lx-aii^ 07.30 2^c\>^\ 'ji

•:• ^ao^o

The last six verses exhibit the acrostich Damianus, f 24 a,
Uy'iO ^i.Xbo ;ZNQi>taM3» ^ft^ab^S ^3^^ &t&^ \33 lil^
23o\ ^i*3 s^^3» OJ.I .^^iao ojXacn ^o^.fl\^ X
23^0 . ^^K,33 23a^ ^2^? ^?^? ^^^f ^^i" '- ^^^M'



Add. 2821 699

2. i)e Interpretatioue, f. 24a,

JQ>I3^330^^ ;3^=k O^d.29 ^SJN 23^2^0 ^isS^^ ^?-f'^

At the end is the acrostich Simeon Lois or Simon Louis,
f. 52 b,

w>v^%ft> ^a>bo '. ;^.oj.iOi.ar9 Uoi 23^2^ '^\'^ "f-^^"-^-?
o^Axi ^^bbu^'S •090^ . 2^xA ^b^ M&33i^ ^o oo;o
uil^b btioa^bo ^2o ^»x.^ u.!^ ^33^^ '. ^Jsou^ia (sic) JiSi
2m3o2 u^ 2eo^ oo] ^o^33 abo^i J^*\r^ isi^ ^
.2^.S^o^ ^9 ^«3 ^^ibi OCT? ^.^o ;^*3^^ -. 2JS*^

3. Analytica, f. 53 a,

^ .^3>a ^ jirt<'yftS>l2 0073 ;«^*^^ 2Sbo2» ^*36^^
5^2 ♦^oJ.'.vflLisiao '. :o>*b9^ ^O0p ^^^ w.^ou.o^ ^3



700 Add. 2821, 2822

•- lisl ^Smox ouoo)? ;x?2S J.^t*» Jaaof . ;^oata..cno ;^po

The ^.^oisOM exhibits the acrostich mO^ImAsZ, f- 93 a,
^boi^ik^ ^fis^>^i^ • ;^'.^3il3 7i^ ^*? <JBa9 ^2 o\»^

ly.»* is^^ .lis^^JxyJiO ^^in ^a^s uMa7Jsis2 ^ ^^-^
^.i^oM 3o^.iAo ., ;Nm3;m ^>S ^iio^Ji^ ^S'^A)^ ^«3>M.2S
^^^i.s ;a>^oSoi2.3o ^a a^_ (sic) ._ ;^';j.^ssbQS ^

The names at the end of each book are probably those of
the compilers of this commentary, not of scribes, for the manu-
script is written by one hand from beginning to end.

Add. 2822

Paper, about 6 in. by 3|; 134 leaves, of which the two un-
numbered flyleaves, as well as ff. 1, 56, and 130 — 132, are
blank; 14 quires, signed with letters, mostly of 10 leaves (J^

and ^ have 8, 3yi only 6); 15 lines in a full page. Written
in a small, clear, Nestorian hand, and dated A.D. 1883.

The Acts of S. Thomas. Title, f. 2 h,

3^is3 .b^s<3^ ^» x^ I^Sjx ;»b2^ ^ms^ i^*sxis

• Z^av^i lis^^^o i,6^iapb



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These Acts have been edited by Wright from Mus. Brit.
Add. 14,645, which is dated A. Gr. 1247 = a.d. 936 (see his
Catal, p. 1111, and his Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, vol. i.,
pp. d.^^ — -^^)- The rubrics in the present manuscript are
as follows.

1. a. Of the Bridegroom whom he converted there, ^^
^is 9dp^is3 U^M, viz. at 2fOu«iO <y03>.lje>, f. 4 h. See

Wright's ed., p. .li^Js, line 12.

h. The psalm of S. Thomas, J»o2^b o^isSuMf , f. 6 h.
See Wright's ed., p. coswo, line 11.

2. Of the palace that S. Thomas built in Heaven, f. 1.5 h,

.mOIOmIo OCT ^cpia ^^*97 ao^o (sic) Usbo o^&cria ^a\^

See Wright's ed., p. cq2^ .

3. Of the youth who was killed by a snake and Avhom
S. Thomas restored to life, f. 26 6,

See Wright's ed., p. o^-xi.

4. Of the ass that spoke, f. 88 a,

See Wright's ed., p. \i.

5. Of the demon whom he drove out of the woman, f. 41 h,
isibi»*cro lisisii ^ ^23 232x \.Si ^sp jOiiaaS.^



702 Add. 2822

See Wright's ed., p. r^i. There is a lacuna here, f. 43 6,
extending from p. -^i, line 2, to p. .T»i, line 2, of Wright's ed.

6. Of the young man who had killed a girl, f. 49 a,

See Wright's ed., p. •\-*^ • Here there is a lacuna marked
at f. 55 h, but in reality nothing is Avanting (see Wright's ed.,
p. OAi, line 16).

7. How he healed the wife and daughter of king Mazdai,
f. 61 a,

.S^oXtf «s^xb3 oi^M^ ^2 wXdio 232s

See Wright's ed., p. t<^v

8. Of Mygdonia, the wife of Koresh (or Keresh), f. 74 h,

See Wright's ed., p. r^v

9. How Koresh told Mazdai about S. Thomas, f. 83 h,

.;»o2^ \^

See Wright's ed., p. .ifloi, line 18. The famous Gnostic
hyran (Wright's ed., p. .i^i) is omitted, and the following song
(Wright's ed., p. >\:wi) is much abbreviated ; see f. 90 a, line 9.



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10. How Mygdonia went to prison, f. 91 a,

.23MX»i

See Wright's ed., p. .i^i, line 1.

11. How Yarkana (Narkia) believed and lived, f. 98 a,

See Wright's ed., p. ^i, line 3.

12. How S. Thomas baptized them, f. 105 6,

See Wright's ed., p. rdx., line 5.

13. Of the prison, f. 113 «,

See Wright's ed., p. .aX-, line 12.

14. Of the healing of Meneshar, f. 117 6,

.iiiboj mistxAoi \^ .2'aoiKSto^? .satos^^

See Wright's ed., p. axlX. , line 10.

15. How S. Thomas departed this life, f. 123 a,

See Wright's ed., p. iaju, line 11.

The colophon, f. 128 6, states that this copy was finished on
the 9th of Heziran, a.d. 1883, at Tel-Kephe, in the district of
Mosul, the village of Mar Cyriacus the youthful martyr, near
the convent of S. George. It has been left unfinished, as is



704 Add. 2822, 2879

shown by the catchword ft^3isa;s2 and the ornamental border
off. 129 a.

lis*iJi : ^^3y.^bo ^^o^P ;&p^o:3 '. ^^2a^S^ ^is^>-3

^3JSa^2 <* ^2

Add. 2879

Paper, about 6|in. by 4|; 152 leaves, of Avhich the first and
last are blank ; 20 quires, signed with letters, of 8 leaves (ex-
cept the 11th and 18th, which have 6); three leaves are wanting
after f 4, and one leaf after f. 99 ; 16 lines in a page. The
writing is a good, regular, Nestorian cursive ; the volume is
dated a.d. 1840.

The Service-book of a Kaldani priest for the ferial days of
the week, viz. the Da-kedham wa-dhe-hhathar, with various
additions. Title, f. 4 h,

^.9^ ^isd>i)A!i^ ^^?^ : ^-"^ ^o&. «^a^i0a aJ^J* ^

Prefixed is a 7)qAa3 ^^Of 03^, f. 2 a.



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1. The Ferial days ^ASbSbbp. The titles and subscriptions
are usually in Arabic, e.g. f. 10 a, ^o^^ JLioSAi 07^.3^

f. 42 6, 6ou6^2 ^ol oe^a oi^j pis.
Subscription, f. 50 a,

. %S^Ni o^o ^ifl'itt^i kdkm aj^^ ^^boa

2. The Ferial days U'Lj,!^, f. 50 b,

3. Hymns chanted after the mautab {maiitebhcl), for each
day of the week, f. 69 a,

4. The order of blessing the months, f. 75 b,

• lisoAa 5^,^ t^oStfis -Im^^ ^j^ ^ihMSo .;ob«aa

Subscription, f. 82 b,

.OX oiSo l^yl >jQ3.aoV^3 }:sIio^ (sic) o!n\x

A short colophon in Arabic informs us that this book was
written in 1840, at Baghdad, in the church of the Kaldan.
B. c. 45



706 Add. 2879

.«. 23^9^2 auk>^a 323^a y-^ ?a^2 isijo -^9-

\\i •

5. Psalms for Morning Prayer, f. 84 a,

6. The additions made to Morning Prayer on Sundays and
Feasts, f. 93 a,

.32l^A2o

7. Prefatory Hymns used at Evening Prayer on Sundays,
f 97 6,

jc-^a ai)M^ ^ Sltiis ^>Sl ^2lx3e ^is^ T^^

.is23u..A2

For seven Sundays, but imperfect.

8. Anthems for Evening Prayer on Sundays, f 101 b,

9. Anthems for certain weeks, f. 103 ft, ^;.3^.a dOfiS

^.SioJLsa ?^ t ^*^ ^. Annunciation to Epiphany, f. 103 a ;
the week of Epiphany, f. 103 &; the week of the Apostles,
f. 104a; the week of Summer to the festival of the Cross,
f. 104 6; the festival of the Cross to the Consecration of the
Church, f. 105 a, ending with the Sunday of the Consecration

of the Church, f. 105 a, 2«S3ki- J(30Lti9 hli33Mi.S.



Add. 2879, 2880 707

Subscription, f, 105 b,
AhoA •:* Uj3ox ai^o iStoSix^ z^^? Jfis2ioS< ^.bo\t
:: la{^ g^aAI is2aM*A2 JLboS 07)^^ (sic) ^ ^ ^

10. Twelve hymns for the martyrs, for evening and morn-
ing prayer of the ferial days, f 106 6,

Add. 2880 (Two Volumes).

Vol. I.

Paper, about 10^ in. by 7 ; 143 leaves ; 23 quires, signed
with letters and at the upper left-hand corner of the first page
with Arabic words (see fF. 21a, 69 a, 105 a), of 8 leaves, except
the 4th (5 leaves), fifth (6), fifteenth (4), twentieth (6), and
twenty-third (1 leaf) ; three quires and two leaves are wanting
at the beginning, 2 leaves after f. 5, 1 leaf after f. 12, 4 leaves
after f. 84, 2 after f. 123, and 1 leaf at the end ; 18 lines in a
page. Written in a good, regular, Malkite hand, and dated
A.M. 7002 = A.D. 1494.

The Menaeon for the month of lyar (May). In this defec-
tive manuscript it begins with —

1. 6th the commemoration of Job the just, imperfect,
f. la.

2. 7th, the Apparition of the holy Cross and the com-
memoration of Acacius, imperfect, f. 6 a.

3. 8th, the commemoration of S. John the Evangelist and
of Arsenius, imperfect, f. 12 a.

4. 9th, the commemoration of the prophet Isaiah and of
S. Christopher the martyr, f. 23 b,



45—2



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5. 10th, the commemoration of S. Simon Zelotes, one of
the Twelve, f. 3-3 h,



6. 11th, the commemoration of the martyr Mucins, f. 37 6,



7, 12th, the commemoration of Epiphanius, metropolitan
of Cyprus, and of Germanns, patriarch of Constantinople, f 41 b,



8. 13th, the commemoration of Glycerin, f, 50 a,



9. 14th, the commemoration of the martyr Isidore, f 54 6,



'^jj^ju-^l jJkUJI j^'i jJis- ^'jJI

10. 15th, the commemoration of the blessed Virgin of the
ears of corn, and of Pachomius, f. 58 a,



^^^^^Jsut ^jj^ jW^' j!/^*^' ^r*;}^ ^ ji«.«aj ' ^^^yoj) S> ,1 ^/pAA^t w**^'

11. 16th, the commemoration of George, bishop of Mity-
lene, f. 68 a,



12. I7th, the commemoration of Andronicus, one of the
Seventy, f 72 a.



'CH!*t*~'' C>* *X»-iyi y^^JLj^jjkj] yJ^J.)\ jL& S.J



UJI



Add. 2880 709

13. 18th, the commemoration of S. Peter and S. Paul,
S. Andrew, Paulinus, and their companions, f. 76 a,



14. 19th, the commemoration of the martyrs Patricius,
Acacius, Menander and Polyaenus, imperfect, f. 80 a,

' ^^^[^\^ j_^3-X»j.Jsu ^*-«jjkAJI Ijt^l j£si jjLe. a«jUJI

' (sic) ^y^9 ' (sic) tr'^'j**'*^

15. 20th, the commemoration of Thalalaeus, imperfect,
f. 85 a.

16. 21st, the commemoration of the Emperor Constantino
and his mother Helena, f. 86 a,



17. 22nd, the commemoration of the martyr Basiliscus,
f. 96 ft,



18. 23rd, the commemoration of the martyrs Meletius,
Stephen, John, and their companions, f. 100 a,



19. 24th, the commemoration of Simeon Stylites, f. 105 6,
' v! ^sV>» Mi-»r'3 r-^? ^1 ] » rn-Kj \r205 C>if^3 ^IjJl



710 Add. 2880

20. 25th, the Invention for the third time* of the head of
S. John the Baptist, f 114 6,

' ^|J^J^JI Ua-^ A^\^ ^U (sic) i^ft-j CHj^^3 cr~«^*-''

21. 26th, the commemoration of the apostle Carpus, f 121 a,

22. 27th, the commemoration of Therapontus, ^CDO^J-^]'!^,
imperfect, f. 124 a.

23. 28th, the commemoration of the martyr Helladius,
f. 127 6,



'^^i'iUI <Uy^l ^9 J^*v - J' j^> CHj^'^3 O-*^*^'

24. 29th, the commemoration of the martyr Theodosia,
f. 131 6,

' wJl^ jbyiJ\ Oj„Aa. {j dXLoJIL^Jt <UjjLioJt OjtA.t OJt^a

25. 30th, the commemoration of the martyr Eutychius,
f 135 6,



26. 31st, the commemoration of the martyr Hermias,
f. 140 a,



The Arabic colophon, f. 143 6, states that this Menaeon for
lyar was finished on Tuesday, 22nd Nisan, A. Adami 7002

= A.D. 1494, by the priest John, son of Ibrahim, son of ,

son of the deacon Rasid (sic).

0*91 djuw d.^ ^ji*^i ^^i-«~o j-^»i jj>« \iHy^3 ^s"^^ i^yjyi jiyj

* See Payne Smith's Catal., col. 3i8, uote.



Add. 2880 711

On the margin of t". 1 a a former possessor has written
0^-j-**~^ fcX^*^! Ol^Xo ^^Jl^j^ <Ua^ |,^MvL;i <i.o^t, every item of
which information is incorrect.



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