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a^ ui ^isS2 a^^2f^2o ^isa J^l ?i-i^2 ^yxa Oai^i
3k.«^^^S2 u±)2.t30 <* ^.«.^i.JC9A2 x.^2 ubiiao 32^ ^^f>A^
:B2»^<iil -i^2 ;oo?i^oiso ou^uaSi 0^23^2 ^^aSl loJ^y-^^s
.o732s.dS23 v??^ i?**?^3S^ ^^? .o?Ig2^2 ailmltiSl
•^o^^bwkO ♦^oabaAis*© v^Mu^2 ^2 ^023^2 v,^?*®
oi^lAo ^2^ ^iQ>>A^2 wmOS dcn2obp *^o^4^o - vf^^^V^

71^23^2 ^i^i uS: ;o32^o ;ou4^^ v? ^^ ■ ^^*=***^*>^^

Then follow ten original Canons of the Apostles, f. 37 6,

which were afterwards expanded into 81 canons, f. 38 b,
329^72^2 ^xa3^2 ^^'^9 1^^\ ^t^^^ =^?f-^^^ ^?^

fisinip 4*9.4itt ^t42.»^o ?-2 ;ara.ii» ^^ ?9^'^
^2 ^sen^au^^^ ;arAio^o .^2.i^2 uiJ2 7JO?.tJ2iis23

<• es2o;^i 3u2jea

S. Peter at Rome and in Spain and the regions and islands
of the West ; afterwards, accompanied by Mark and Silvanus,
in the East, f. 38 b.



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9. F. 89 b, the Creed of the Easterns,

oi[^S2 ^^ is^^ .bO>t^Si u^:^ ;orxtjis^ uis.^2

acno.^l3 ^^o& .23aor o;i3ai^2 c^i^^^^i ^2 07'^2l^XDiS2

III. The third book in seven sections.

1. F. 41 a,

2. Of the patriarchs or popes of Rome down to the Council
of Nicaea, f. 41 h,

32» 3^ ^^ ;o^ ^?^^e ^.^"-^^ ^^^^^^^9 o^Iboob

.0Q»O3kV^

3. Of the patriarchs of Alexandria down to the Council of
Nicaea, f. 42 a,

3^3 ^ .^.S2^.S2 ikfaSl >^ ^.S2isA2 «^^d^2
.yA*V&2^i ^ooda^ a^ ^^ o;oaja^iajSi2 qLSS2^

4. Of the patriarchs of Antioch down to the Council of
Nicaea, f. 43 a,



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5. Of the bishops of Jerusalem down to the Council of
Nicaea, f. 44 a,

6. Of the heathen emperors of Rome down to Constantino,
f. 45 a,

♦:♦ 53o?.9«.32ois ^ ;i-A2 ^iio ;» dijQ»^.3 ♦^:.^^^2o

.^^ ;ao ^^V^e .op^^bo ^ ^^20 c;Ii2:s^2 a^foSl

*:« is2b90 Qjify «^ajQ3.b»ao or is A3

7. Of the Council of Nicaea, f. 48 a,
;3hl ^A^ii^jsab ^^2 .iAj\ m^% u?^2 a3ift>S2



766 Add. 2889

With the passage quoted by Assemani B.O. iii. 1, 587, col. 2,
compare f. 50 a,

^ ;b2i^ ^?^^ ^'^\ '^^ ^^)>^\ ^-»-**^ *^ ^rP '^^

*:* 0Q»i4-^^ ^^ bo62s x. A^ o?32o^xA2 ^f^o ia2^2
32.i0 '^l ^2 00)0 .;a73>A2 07^a^2 Atti&2 ;io.!Sj ; a ^ e
<« 2323 ACLo2 232:a30 •> jQ>ouitiai) Atlo2 Uouo <• :au352
<* j^a9^A2 AjasqI ;i^ouo <* ^2^^ AtliQ>2 jqxJ^3ou\o
;^v^\4io <« u2i3i AtJUa2 ^2320 *> 3bo2 AttA2 *^o^^o
%a\^i^a)^^ <« a!32A^2 ABUa2 u32lS30 •> ^4^2 0Q>23 AfiUQ>2
<• *x^^«A2 >^tJUa2 ^A>o2adoo <* cn^o «^Jo^2 ♦^■vyy

8. Appendix, of the Patriarchs and Christian Emperors of
Constantinople, f. 51 a,

710^^212 ^A ^ ;»o <^o^h3i^2o 6va3?yn\i sAa u^

^ ^oro3.3 isi2a ^^^2 .0^23^1 6?AS>^ yiSi £S32^ ^aj.^



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The first Invention of the Cross, f. 51 6 ; the second Inven-
tion, f. 52 a; the empress Helena, f. 55 a; how the pretended
Jewish converts were found out by compelling them to eat

hog's flesh, 5uf2ia^i ^ImS ^2 Mia, f. 55 h. The history is

brought down to the reign of Theophilus the son of Michael,
f. 84 6,

>!^d>2a,>bo ^2 \l^o2^ "poiSl A^ ^»^ .{sic) cni\aj^
■ JQ>^23A^2 ^ ^9^^^ ^oA^I ^^io -^^ieSl \^b2^ ^2

IV. The fourth book in seven sections, f. 88 a,
^Sifli^2 aaa ^A hlia%,'l 92^2 ^ ^^fi2a^2 aiuca!^2
.vvs;A:v>\i a^iyo .^232ilis^2^2o ^3^2o (sic) S,.%jSio

' S" " ' I. ,. .

1. Of the Jews, f. 88 a,

aiilxSl 3^3 Ji .^323^2 iixo^l ^ ^o%.l ^^2

.^o l'a3%s^ ^o^^lo ;2a&A2o 6^300^2

2. Of the Samaritans, f. 94 b,

3. Of the heathen Philosophers before Christianity, f. 95 a,
232A2 3^3 ^ .^323^2 >^kiQA2 ^^ ts^2^.S2 «S^i.^2



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4. Of the Christian heresies, f. 99 h,

^3 A isHs^L^-^l 2b^2o ^232^is^2.^2o >ao72\^^2

^ba^^ 2^ 5^'^o .»^2&olS2o :soa^2 3^i6 u32^^2

g^-%HSf%\? c^;3obo,VboS2 ^JQ>2A2 «^0AUo b2o7li^2^2 ^^a^2

.^03kiA2 umoSo ^A2e .32^2 ?XA>23

The list begins with Simon Magus, and ends with Maron,
of whom it is written, f. 113 b,



iSoii ^bp ^x.;sao .^^2o^.^2o ^yaao cr)2^M a^pio
o)isS2A^3 ^A^2d.S2o o^ ^92^S2 ^oubofd^ .yaoi^l
o^ 013 is2b9 ;b»^ .^32bO pjBal ^» ^^3L^ o;Iio32:0



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5. Extract from Anba Eutychius Sa'id ibn Batrik the Mala-
kite, patriarch of Alexandria, on the church of S. Michael in that

city, which was formerly a temple of Saturn (^^f), f 118 i,

.bd«iV^3 ^32 3u^0.3 ^doi^»S2

6. Of the fourteen Councils of the Church, f 114 a,

These are : Ancyra, Neocaesarea, Nicaea, Gangra, Antioch,
Laodicea, Sardice, Constantinople I., Ephesus I., Ephesus II.,
Chalcedon, Constantinople II., III. and IV.

7. Showing why the Easterns had had no occasion for a
council since they received the faith, f 116 6,

A«.3^is y^ .^2a^2 ai^2 ^ ^32a>^2 <^^^2

.^2 JUl «s2bouXi ;oSa^J >ibo ^^»^ ^1

Besides the canons of the Apostles, they have the following
collections of canons, f 117 6,

^3kX^o ^*iJs2 •ajjk2b0f v^ ^i^^2 JbLjasl o^^o ^bo
<^a.^,3!^2 bAAj\2.^2 aao242>3^ ^^S,9 ^^ "^ }lc^Uci

B. c. 49



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•^ Z^culd ^^a^o v^^2 <^aV?^^ ^^^^^ 622^ox«2

auk2»9 ^ <^a\3^2 baAN2V^2 (^- 118 a) v^o&ai} ^ax*2
^*^^i\o ov2» 30^3^2 :auQ3a^2 JSlV< :92a^2!^2 ^ ^^p
. ;iQ&2Aj «^p^aLA> iN,XfvtV»S2 \^ ^ i'^2 J^^oo .2Apa2iJ
o^S^Lo ^boo *:* «92oi^o 67^ioJ» l^^ v*9^^ '^ 1^
:z3JaiA2 ^^ ou2bOf ^ <^a\A^2 ^^^24^2 >^ot»%u»
*:* oiXi^s^ :923w»*2 ^o7>^^ ^9>^^ "^-^ ^ jAai2iJ ^*3X4k<
.aj.^2l2 ^ <yV\'V\2 wGL^^2^2 ;L:ou ;^i ^!^aAO

^2outi ou^ 23^is3c» ;92isa ;3>tt^ ;» w.!is< ^^oo

*:* ^jSi

V. The fifth book in seven sections, f. 118 6,

.32ajQ>2^2 32dA»2 ^ JQ>3o2a>^2 aiuQ>^2

A. The first section, f. 118 6.

1. Preface, f. 118 6.

2. History of our Lord, wxM>teba^2 3u0^2, f. 119 a.

3. S. Peter, ;aou ^32 l^^l •s«k^^*, f- 120 a.



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4. S. Andrew, ^^Al ^^^^^?^ 9^^ UQ^olaa^ai, f. 121a.

5. S. James, the son of Zebedee, ^lyit^ v3j| 3oJti^,
f. 121 b.

4

6. S. John the Evangelist, A^.^)^! ^L^Ou, f. 121 6.

7. S. Philip, ^odA^, f. 123 a.

8. Nathanael or Bartholomew, y,io!Soj^ 3k3 0070 «^2,2>ki,
f. 123 a.

9. S. Matthew the Evangelist, A..\iAi ^ftsbp, f. 123 6.

10. S. Thomas, ;iJ8o2^, f. 124 a.

11. S. James the son of Alphaeus, mI^Am ^1 ^otl^,
f. 125 6.

12. S. Jude the son of James, doA^ ^32 2?00>2, f. 125 h.

13. S. Simeon the Kananite, ;«slti v^^baaf, f. 126 a.

14. Judas Iscariot, ^o^isiSal^l 2?oo^2, f. 126 a.

15. S. Matthias, ;Iis», f. 126 a.

16. S. Paul, jcao^o5, f. 126 6.

17. S. Mark the Evangelist, A^A2 ^atii», f. 127 6.

18. S. Luke the Evangelist, A^A2 V^eS, f- 128 a.

19. Addai, ^*J\fo\l Ji^l Ji^, f- 128 6.

20. Mari, ^32» aiM, f- 128 6; the letters of king Abgar,
aiaii, and our Lord, f. 129 a; extract from the chronicle of
Yahya ibn Sa'id, A. Gr. 1343 = a.d. 1032, f. 129 6.

49—2



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B. The second section, f. 130 6.
1. The Catholic Patriarchs of the East, f. 130 b,

(1) Marl, ^i2» a2», f. 180 />.

(2) Abris, J8X.M2, f. 131 a.

(3) Abraham I., puolaal, f. 131 b.

(4) Jacob I., .aotSb^, f. 132 b.

(5) Aha dh'Abu(hi), ^070.329 U"!, f. 133 a; OJ^J^il
^bp aioNak^2 boopc4o^2 3o^2o 3oaaL^2 \^.o.^2
.31=10^2 ^B>ly^ ^^^2^2 07^32^ o^32^^2 lal^l
Jti'yxJxSl wjcab^^^, f. 133 6.

(6) Shahlupha, 3 A^, f- 137 a.

(7) Papa, J^ ypl ;hlh, f. 137 b.

(8) Simeon bar Sabba'e, ^23J ^32 ♦^\*>at, f. 138 6.

(9) Shahdost, isjQj03cn2s, f. 141 a.

(10) Barba'shmin, ^^baat^ia, f. 141a.

(11) Tiimarsa, ;g^«0^, f. 141 b.

(12) Kayoma, ;»Outi, f. 142 b.

(13) Isaac, Jd2^2, f. 143 a.

(14) Ahi, y^i, f. 144 b.

(15) Yabh-alaha I., ^op23qu, f. 145 a.



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(16) Ma'na, ;Ai«», f. 145 6. Margin, wS^Lo.

(17) Karabakht, isMllb, f. 145 h. Margin, ^liO.

(18) Dadh-isho', ^OJL.?2?, f. 146 a.

(19) Baboi, y^oa23,f. 146 6.

(20) Acacius, wdltil, f. 149 6.

(21) Babai, uialS, f. 150 «.

(22) Shila, jSLx, f. 151a.

(23) Narsai, uX»aa, f. 151 h. Margin, \til^ .

(24) Elisha, A^ls^^I, f. 151 h. Margin, \aiiO.

(25) Paul, .iB>a^O^,f. 152a.

(26) Mar(i) Abba, ?ai J^, f. 152 a.

(27) Josepb, ^AOu, f. 153 6. Margin, >^t)?/tt .

(28) Ezekiel, ^lJb%^, f. 154 a.

(29) Isbo'-yabh I, of Arzan, ^fS&l ao^OX*, f. 155 a.

(30) Sabhr-isbo' I., A*OX*MLJQ>, f. 158 a.

(31) Gregory, 3oiM.a\, f. 159 a.

(32) Isho'-yabh 11., of Judlial, ^l^j^l aoVf-b-OX*2,
f. 159 6.

(33) Mar(i)-ernmeh, a\JXil «>», f. 161 6.

(34) Isho'-yabh III., of Hazza, w,^«.S2 aojU-i-O-Xol,
f. 1616.

(35) George I., UQx\3oA^, f. 102 a.

(36) John I., the son of Marta, ^^a^bO ^sl 2^a*0«, f. 162 6.



774 Add. 2889

(87) Henan-isho' I., ^OXoL*, f. 163 a.

(38) John II., the Leper, ^bt^j Al ^J-JiOu, £ 164 a. Mar-
gin, JaSU,

(39) Selibha-zekha, ^^9 l^^> f- 164 a.

(40) Pethion, vOu^^, f. 164 6.

(41) Mar-Abha ibn Berikh-sebhyana (sic), ^l ^2b2»
litS^ ^*ys, f. 165 a.

(42) Surin, ^aoJO, f. 165 6. Margin, JybliQJ.

(43) Jacob II., jftfabu., f. 165 b.

(44) Henan-isho' II., S^oXMm,, f. 166 a.

(45) Timothy I., ^ol^lia^^, f. 166 a.

(46) Ish5' bar Non, .^'^a ^oau2, f. 167 b.

(47) George II., jQ>\9o\, f. 168 b.

(48) Sabhr-isho' II., ^oauaOLA), f. 169 a.

(49) Abraham II., ^alalliill, f. 169 b.

(50) Theodosius, J8>*«>2?2^, f. 170 6.

(51) Sergius, J^oS^ya, f. 171 a.

(52) Anosh, jtoil, f. 171 6.

(53) John III., the son of Narsai, f. 172 a.

(54) John IV., uQ»^2ou, f. 175 6.

(55) John v., the son of al-A'rai, iiVivViiSi J9l 2vmOu.
f. 175 6.

(56) Abraham III., Ibraza, 2^2352 > >*nfPV>\2 5El*a)2M^,

f. 177 c/.



Add. 2889 775

(57) Emmanuel, ^*2oi&^iy, f. 178 a.

(58) Bar-Badmeb, o^bpafl aa, f. 178 a.

(59) Israel, \«2'>iQ>2, f. 181 b.

(60) 'Abhd-isho' I., ^oaL.MLiy, f. 182 b.

(61) Marl ibn Tiibi, ^o^ ^2 ui2M, f. 183 a.

(62) John VI., jQ»a204, f. 183 b.

(63) John VII., ibn Nazuk, <^O^li ^2 ^Si^Ou, f. 184 a.

(64) Isho'-yabh IV., ibn Ezekiel, ^_!a2 aoj.li«O.X.*2
.S2jb*^, f. 184 6.

(65) Elias I., ^oAi 1^1, I 185 a.

(66) John VIII., ;L;ou, f. 186 a.

(67) Sabhr-isho' III., ^o&.X3UQ>, f. 186 b.

(68) 'Abhd-isho' II., ^oauaa^, f. 187 a.

(69) Makkikha L, ;3uA», f. 187 b.

(70) Elias II., ^2^^2 2;S2, f. 188 a.

(71) Bar-Sauma, ^Sao^a^ , f. 188 6.

(72) 'Abhd-isho' III, ^o2L.aaLi«, f. 189 a.

(73) Isho'-yabh V., aa^oXfl, f. 189 b.

(74) Elias III., Abii Halim, ^S^ oai ^^2^^2 ;'»^2,
f. 192 a.

(75) Yabh-alaha II., ui24^2 ;o?^23d)l, f. 194 6.

(76) Sabhr-isho' IV., ^oaUMlji, f. 195 a.



77 (J Add. 2889

(77) Sabhr-isho' V., ibn al-Masihi, ^.f»2 ^OJK./auau6
uMtO^Sl, f. 195 b.

(78) Makkikha II., }a*^, f. 197 a.

(79) Denha, ;^D,f. 198 a.

(80) Yabh-alaha III., ^lisSis lo^lsa^l, f. 199 a, who

died A. Gr. 1629 = a.d. 1317. After his decease the see re-
mained vacant for 3 months and 8 days. In all 72 (read 73)
patriarchs, besides 7 who were deposed. The successor of

Yabh-alaha III. was Timothy II., -mfr?^? *ifT t\. f. 200 6,
margin.

List of the metropolitans under the patriarch of the East
(compare Assemani, B.O. ii. 458), f. 200 6.

;^A>2 X33 Ipaj^ .Jbyt^Sl ^3\4 c^a2.Vy bp ;.bo2o

7icr;.!^oi^ : 2 <* 'paiisiiis'y.'ao ^ 3u«2o ^.a "pa^liA

yiS^lO .^*^'Sl ^>*l^ 00)0 3032jQ> ^3>>3>\, ♦.2'V\,'1f) OOI

«^2i>\,bo a •^ ^^j^obaS2o la^l ^^^23 <^aA^S2 7iJ^'>

•:* ^3^23 *^2>\!o o <* cnp^o As 32 *s2a\» oj <« 30^2o

^>V^ ^ <♦ 752X30 2 v2a\^ ^ ♦ ♦^2o\^ *n2>V^ f

ix* *> oi^ ^3^V^ ^ *** ^?^ *^^-^ "* *** ^^^^
v^2i\^io au ♦ o;^a\4 ♦^2a^» ^ <♦ cn'iffi ^y\.to
<* ^3ol3 v^2ak^^ ou *> ?^c^-^2 •^2a^.bo en* <• ^f^-^2
*s23\» ^ <" Ji^l *s23\bo UM.* <* JOsapp v^a\^ f*



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The seven metropolitans who elect aud consecrate the
patriarch, f. 200 b,

^ayi ^a.^1.^2 >^Ifi>2o 32lis.>2^i ^31-^^2 ;^io
.\aibi ^2ivV^»o .^5a»^2 ♦^liV© .01353^2 ♦,2aV«®

2. The preface to the treatise of Mar Elias I. on the funda-
mental doctrines of the Faith*, f. 201 a,

^f)^^ ^is2i^Ai .32^2 2*^2 i:» m.^^o ^3^2 d2^a^2
^ix^o 4*^2 O01O .^3^2 ^^^052-^ Is^^aap .JiyxiaSl

♦ ^23

3. From the same work, on the Incaruatioii, f. 20G a,

* See B.O. iii. 1. 265, note 6.



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^SSi ^2\r>Sl ^ .o^oa ai^l ^bii o^S 3oa3>ia^2

4. From the same, proofs of the Human Nature of our
Lord. f. 207 a.



5. From the same, proofs of the Divine Nature of our
Lord, f. 207 b,



;a.xjo isooij^ J!Lii islplmJX^l ^ .ak*o'^ o^A^i wQ>,id

.oiisoucdlio sMkjaa^xSl

6. Extracts from the first section of a work by Mar Elias,
metropolitan of Nisibis, entitled Kitdb al-Barhan fl Tashih
al-hndn*, f. 209 a,

*^2a;ad^2 a2^^ ^ J^oi.S2 ^^^^^ ^^ 23^JS3>.bo lio^
oj'istLo 1^2 c^ai wXiy ^bsiss^2 *^d.^2 ^.m^m^^jS ^
IzA:^^: jCDudi^2 3072^2 joauai^^^ ^^^ iuS2^ -^o^
a^ob o^i Jea'yh ^^^ *^^\^ ^t^^ ^^ ^l^2^.S2

.^toio ^^2 aiJS2^a.3 ^^4** ?2^2o

* See 2?.0. iii. 1. 270, col. 2, no. iv. ; Horst, de.-f Metrop. Elias von Nisibis
Buch vom Beweis der Wahrheit des Glaiibens.



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7. Extract>om a treatise by Mai- George, metropolitan of
Mosul, on the Faith of the Eastern Christians*, f. 211a,

oud Saai .waZ^^Si ^^iSl ^ (sic) ^2^^2 ^^^^2

.^^ota^2 ♦.l^V?? ^^=>^ =»^ ImliAlo laj^l oj5iltt»
.;*^is a]is%,^ ojJflilaLboSl cral^i^l ^2»*2 ^

8. A treatise by Mar Makkikha the patriarch on the
Fatherhood and the Sonshipf, f. 213 b,

ai^ltiiii iap mA .^lis^l ^^%l ^bp ^is32^^2 ^^2

S2^ J»A,\Sl scr2\S2 ^34^2 aiS2 ;a)2XA2o lai-^2

(^oS q{^1 ooatJ ^M!.^2 <,a\4 ^^^^^ ^^1^
diojai A^ .ofipia^2o oioai^2 ji a^^i^* ^o^ •'*®

^2^^2 ^^.tahso .dj;iJMLS0^2 oro^i2 ^ ^2A>-^i

532iQxbi istfisatZ Jc?-Soft)2 ^bp uis^2 .o^cj.SA2 6;^ii^tt^2
c;7a2^isj5x^2 6^a2.bajcaLV:.^2 c;7o.&iA2o moitl^l -?aJ

.o7*^9i^2

9. The Confession of Faith of Mar Michael, bishop of
Amid and Maiyafarikin, translated from Syriac into Arabic by
Selibhaj, f. 216 a,

2a2kti2 mA iaai .^lis^l ^^2^1 ^ ^2^S2 ^^^

* See B.O. in. 1. 540.

t See B.O. in. 1. 552, oratio de Incarnatione.

t See B.O. iii. 1. 558.



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^^o>.V^.S2 o7.tl3lxbp.^2 Gr7S2^iA2 ;a!0>.ti^^* o^i2.»io
^^2dS2 :aSl^^l .fy^yti!^! aji^l ;s.&i ^ta .^2*>o^23
^ajs>l ^2a^bo 32.^ \.»2.a^^2 ^K^2 ^b2^.!S2 hcil^l

wi ^iQxjc>il^2 .;i^ou ^32 ^sS^ A*^^l Ul la\>s\iiA
oT^pyiJSl cri[.^^^2 w.^2 67a2.ixD^2 c^.^^A2 ^ P^A^

" ' S. •■ '

10. On the Unity and Trinity by Mar 'Abhd-isho', metro-
politan of Nisibis*, f. 219 6,

ul^ cru^ a^ai .^2^^2 A^J&2 ^^ ^2^2 Ag*V^2

62^2 o^*30 c7.^^o2 2^0 ^.^.S< ^A^is^2o a^.iMi0^^2

3.^:0 ^2toxa>^2 <^2^co^2o ^2^03^2 ^^2d^2 jQ>^aJ3L^2

. ^*<& * a>tQ2 ^ ojSfbpo oia^a . ^^^ ^^\rf? >^0'^f>t*>
. ^'>^2 Ao^2 wi^ o^X^o u3^2 o;i^ 300^.1^^2 ^^1^^ ^
X*^l ^o^l ^ .a^2o.^^2 c^|Xk2.^ 326o 072.^.00
aiis)i^iso o^2»is«>o (f. 22O0) iii oiijo wi .a^ltt^2o
o;2^is^iso ^i oiiiA)^ o^2oba^2 .pjl^l^al ^^^o

^0^2 ^^^2 .(sic) SajBa c; ^23^1^2 ^oi^ao ^A d(li^^l

* See B.O. iii. 1. 360, col. 2 of the notes.



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^2x^2 .ojisX^ oiIis2a^2 07^2^^ v^2o ^lo d%\Sl ^2
«^ ^ wQ>y2a>.^2 .sL-^isAlo ^o^^2 Jsm ^A ^oii^l
d;»&23MJL^2 ^3o -i-tip^ \*^2^2o wMu^.^^ y.«.AXMe>^2 J^
oy bo ua>,fll-^2 •^23i;^2 ^&i ^o.V,9 uQ>32.iQ>.!S2 .JOJ^
^ad^2 ^^2jQ>^2 .b^»yjQ>bp^2 ^x.A> ^^^ 5^ ^^^^^^ii^
9^2 yais .XAl^l :saI^2o is2obo2^2 c^.^2lt3l3 32aaJ2^2o
o^^dko ^o)p3^itf "^P^^ "^Pei^. gi'>^*iC3^2 oipor ^» 4,^

V^O WMUA.MM WX^O !M I^2 l^ 3^*t!) V^20 btliM OJ*&23m1^2 «.2

4^ >&o .».2*3>&2 3u2a :fl^» ;bo^ is .Jijs^ .^mV2^2

11. Another extract from the same work, f. 222 a,

.o^ 30^3^2 ^ ^^^^^2 J^^^2 ooro .p2M^A2o

12. A third extract from the same, f. 224 6,

A^d^2 ooo .v^2^^2 A^^2 ^ ixL v^2^^2 A^d^2
.ovfoa c^S^i sxa'yh .07^ 3aaa>^S2 ^2is9A2 ^ ^^js»lis^l
5^Q>i A.2&X»2o .o^*3J1^2 ^2ad;^2 ^i iioV^o w^



782 Add. 2889

13. The Confession of Faith of Mar Tsho'-yabh ibn Mal-
kon*, f. 227 b,

14. Letter of Mar Makkikha the patriarch, written when
he was metropolitan of Mosul and Arbel, to a Christian noble
in Ispahan, on the Faith -f-, f. 228 b,

.\v^ ;.l2i.^^ «^ ^>.M a^issk .m-fp^ Off^l y^

ps^A AAilv^.s<% ;3ua>» ;3;^ -.^35 ;u^o ^^3^ ;^ o2
«.<3pk3fOX.i ^.AX.boo vpoo7^» 2''>*yyb .\*b32bo ^^^obisa

. q;lA)i^o^2^bi^^ oiti2»i^2 u^ :s3JJb»^2 3uaA2 .\\\N2
.^Ifius o^2 ^2.V^i .au9^2 ^b^2 3cr2A^2 uQ>2.to3:A2



.sXO



* See B.O. iii. 1. 295, note 2.
t See B.O. iii. 1. 552.



Add. 2889 783

C. The third section, f. 236 b.

1. Introductory, f. 236 b,

cnpbloSi So^Sl ^^o ud :92»Xoi2^2 C^;\^ 3l0 u>!^2

2. Of the object of the Incarnation, f. 237 6,

di.A> 3^3 y^ .^.4^2^^2 ^^>i2 ^ ua2^^2 ^^2

.c;^fi^2 ai^2 (heSA uoxki^S

3. Of the points wherein the Christian sects, Nestorians,
Malakites and Jacobites, agree regarding the Union (of the two
Natures in our Lord), f. 248 a,

4. Of the points wherein they differ in regard to the Union,
f. 248 b,

.p2^is^A2 u^ C732^2 wtia4 lil
The doctrines of the three sects are thus stated, £ 249 6,

. 6?iaS>f\^2 o^2 0070 . ui^f^2 ^^2 *^ ?>^^^ - ^A'^
>.^jsis2 .a^^lSl ayai'ynJsoSi b\6s^hs.Sl :auild^2 9^2



784 Add. 2889

aoro^ ^ 2901 Ja^o .^^2\\a>^2o c;S3^^2o oio3it^2
or7puj6A2 ^ 3CLa2.ba^2 »^2je»i>!L2 acno^o ^9/^2 ^^2
alyiisis A20 . ;boc7T2^os»tj ^390 . ^^^o^y ^Itib yi^^
«^ ^?o .cr733bdA2o oiojd^2 on'^2.ak.3 ?.boo^Sdi3 ^Jdo
90A2bo^2 «^2amA^ ot^la^2 07307 6^92^2 isljiSl is^.^
^ ^^'S ^>i ^oJO^o .(sic) 3u*«2o ;o7J3 32^d ala^ ^
.>/m26 ^!^x •^M2b ^32 .v2aoo&bo «^307aV, o;i2 ^^^ tatkiS l
<* ^2.acc2 X ^2o.^ ^07 ^07 'p^li^%l *^2o '3^20 wm^^

o^2V^2 073oro .o7l3k^^^2 o^ioa^is^o .u&2:^2 ^2x^2
^lOiii ^A>i2A2o u.^2^k o^S2^2 w»307a.K, ^^2 ^^>?
.:fl^2^iA2 w^ ;»o;.i.«.3 ^o 32Mis^2^2o .^o.du^

.23u«2e ^boood ^3070^ po73ad u\s< ^^ft> 150^2 32^ ^^sm

^islx^ 0^0 ^3070^ 0^2 wMJQ>bpi^2 ^ «^03bb^^ ^?^®

• JS^2^^2 ^23^2 <• 2Lm2o Z^ad; 23^2o ;ioo3^2o ^^^S^o

«^ ts^f o?*V»?\S2 o73or ;»2o . o^ a ab>A2 o7>ais^io

3070^ *^2 ^2 .^acAtt^Io 3070^23 ^9 32Miisis2^2
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232^ ;»o72»ailj ^390 .2v«2o 232^ 2x^isfis2 "pJ^so



Add. 2889 785

5. Proofs and arguments in favour of the Nestorian doc-
trine, f. 250 b,

<* \;2o.ip

The first question begins on f. 256 a.

6. Canon regarding the Union, f. 260 a,
:zx.^2.iji.^2o 3cn2o^2.3 92.««is^A2 c^J^L^isiOl aiJ.Jso

73f2o.!^2 y^^ ^2 WM^4 )L ^'p ^20 .9^X^-30

. d^*is2^2

7. Reply to the objection that the Nestorians add a fourth
Person to the Trinity, f. 262 a,

S^ypi Ixila .^lao ^2^1.^23 ^^4-?^ ;iA.^ "^9^^

.js^yhxSl ^qS2^!^2 y^ 6;L23>^2

8. Reply to the objection that they believe in two Sons,
f. 263 b,

B. c. 50



786 Add. 2889

9. Of the doctrines of the Jacobites, with refutations,
f. 267 a,

S^l 2poro .^^2^^2 .^^2 ^^ ^a2^S2 ^^2

C3C7T3 l» ^g^^ ^?^ ^aio .a^DAJao w\^ ^^^^
^03^^2 . ^^2^^2 u2^^2 Sa]2 ;»S^ oiA^ ^o cjA2

a. Extracts from the dissertation of Severus ibn al-
Mukaffa', Jacobite bishop of Ashraiinain in Egypt, f. 267 a,

^.ftdyy ^2 ^2 ^ooaSouxo u^ltiao ^^0^4 oA2AbA2 ^^2

32la>!^2 wi ^*-iAa».xA2 Attto2 ^atl^2 (so everywhere)

b. Extract from the epistle of Jacob, the Jacobite bishop
of Edessa, to the Malakites of Harran, showing that he believed
the human nature of our Lord to have descended from Heaven,
f. 272 b,

^*boui3LboA2 g?^JK S> in ^2 J^Z oiis.S2^b u^ auZh ^
^» dofi wM.A.«3.ba.!^2 isouQ32& •.2 ud .«.2bMM ^LadaS

.;to.A>S2



Add. 2889 787

c. Another extract from the same epistle to the Mala-
kites of Harran, in which Jacob of Edessa admits the mortality
of God, f* 273 a,

d. The Confession of Faith of the Jacobite patriarch
Ignatius (II.), after the European monk Era Andrea (?) had
visited him, f, 273 h,

^y\l^ 0Q>a^23.V,2 }07-3iiK^ G^2.boi aaa wi A^^
.07b2Jd^^2o orisiboi (77^ ^^^..^^ •^ii o^i.fl>o v^.^bi2^2

e. The Confession of Faith of the Jacobite patriarch
John bar Ma'dani, when visited by the same monk, f. 274 6,

w^3^2^2 (sic) u^ai ^y^l-3 a^Lha'isyi m^ u&3^6.bQ^2 vSfla

D. The fourth section, f. 276 a.

1. Disputation between the priest Sabhr-isho' ibn Paulus
of Mosul and a Jewish rabbi*, f. 276 a,

^iS 0}A 3^3^ .^^23^2 ^^%l ^ So%l S^^l

* SeeS.O. iii, 1, 541 sqq.

50—2



788 Add. 2889

2. To prove that Mary gave birth to the Christ, with
refutation of Severns ibn al-Mukaffa' the Jacobite, f. 278 b,

^ is23JS2 wi .^.323.^2 .^^^2 ^ wa2^^2 ^^iL^2

^2 JdouSoujCD u^^ pa^2o . w«*.i.iQ3.bc>.^2 ffij^o 9«a^

.;3A^ <r^^^i^? ^afil^A2 ^^.^obo^2!^2 AdA>2 .^Ad:>a^2
07^.^0 Txla.^ ^^^^ "^^ ^ w*.^.^ pS'-^^o .cri^oJLa

3. Extract from a treatise by Isho'-yabh [bar Malkon],
metropolitan of Nisibis, in refutation of the same*, f. 279 6,

«iQ>0u3OAjca u^ ba oo^o v^^^ 07^2^3 u5 -v^C^
o;323a2.3 . ^.^o.bE>s2^2 AjOjS)! ^aA.L!^l ^Vddbo^2 ^2

4. Refutation of the chief argument of the Jacobites,
f. 282 b,

* See J3.0. iii. 1, 295.



Add. 2889 789

Six questions addressed by the author to the Jacobites,
f. 283 a ; a story narrated by him, f. 286 h,

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;5o6^fxbp wAM.jQ3.bp^2 G7S'o^ JS^o .b!^l ;d2 o^aor a|xj6^2
TJcnli A2tii .7J^2^^2 ^^..fviao ^*jQ>.aA2 ^<^2 1-^al
^ojs=iL^2 o)?<7r ^is?>.i2 :aA 7Jatli2 J^oa^ I* Uo^yAl

E. The fifth section, f. 288 a.

1. Against those who say that God suffered and was
crucified and died, especially against Severus ibn al-Mukaffa',

f. 288 a,

As< 9k.^2 ^A .jCdbo23^2 ^^^2 ^^ ^o^2 A^.d^2
A.S* 33 ooio .js2.Mo jaS^o :aii^ ov^ii ^^2 ^2^ ^

.s^A^^2 J32 0Q>0b.30uiQ>

II II \i» 11 I ( ,1

2. Against those who hold that our Lord's sufferings and
death pertained only to His human nature*, f. 288 h,

^ m^ >!3&i .jQ>.»23^2 ^^^2 ^^ ^:k2^^2 ^^d^2

«.^^2 ^^ uQ»,bbtJL^.^2 \|,^&X2 IvS a^ajcXmO a\.,*Lol ^

* [The Arabic text quoted seems to indicate that Professor Wriglrt has here
made some slip of the pen. A. A. B.]



790 Add. 2889

WM^O-^I U^aA JSOOlsS isiick ^2 >«o^^2o p^2^2

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^b iso^2o i]i^^2o ::3;i^2^2 v^ .m-SouhA v^oaI

.3^.^2 isoo7)S!^2 A^

Evidences from the Fathers, f. 293 a ; questions, f. 294 a,

3. How the Jacobites distort and alter the text of the
Scriptures, £ 295 b,

djsfs^2 :a^ ^ o^&oAadiio ^ly^l Ipai Sail a^.ia.^'y.Ml

4. HoAV they falsely cite Mar Ephraim, f 297 a,

,^2^2 >32m^2 pcno .6;t»a4^i o|3ar \\\^ ^2 ?2iS2o
.%ra^2 32ao la^a 3^72^3 ^o^2V^dw2 ^A .^^2js^2

F. The sixth section, against the Malakites, f. 299 b,

^2^.^2 ^23u!S2 ^cni ^^S.2w (sic) ^bp cA^ l^^o
;»o .32tjis^2.^2o c^2»2A2 ji a^i^^iipSla ^o'y^^2



Add. 2889 791

.^*isSl£i^ 01*^0 .cn\st 3a^2o 907.^^2^

1. Extracts from a work of John of Damascus, f. 299 b,
uAX.»3^2 ;L«A 01A2 ^0]3 ;» 3^3 y^ ^Jj'N)! ^U^t

.«^OiQ>^o ot^^^!!^2 di2is90 (stc) >^ftiVtrtS2 oJ.f»2fi>a wi

2. Extracts from Sa'id ibn Batrik the Malakite against the
Nestorians and Jacobites, f. 302 b,

. ooo>\^62 ^li ui^jQ9.ba^2 o?l3at\jta2^2

G. The seventh section, f. 315 6.

1. Introduction, o^i03J3ba^2, f 315 b.

2. Refutation of Ibn al-Batrik, f 31G6, ^6)Sl ^J^l

JOui^is^l ^32 A^y 33^2 ui .s^alXO^l ^^%^l ^, in four

sections, but the beginnings of the other three are not clearly
indicated.

3. Conclusion, on the Union (of the two Natures), against
Severus ibn al-Mukaffa' and Ibn al-Batrik, f 345 a,

S.'^ A^ bfiL3kN^fA2 ^32 ^^bp ;ibcx^9k^ ;.bO 3u^2 23aro

.c^^^2 o^ 3d>o 32MXis2^2

The colophon, f 366 a, states that this book, known as " the
Book of Dates," was finished on the 27th of the second Kanun,



792 Add. 2889, 2903

A. Gr. 2041 = A.D. 1730, when Mar Elias was patriarch, at
Mosul, by the deacon Johannau, son of the deacon Hormizd,
son of the deacon Gabriel, of Alkosh.

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