Basil the Great: Homilies

Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 170 (SMMJ 00170)

Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994).

  • Includes texts by Isaac of Nineveh, Ephrem of Nisibis, Basil of Caesarea, John Chrysostom, Jacob of Serugh, Athanasius of Alexandria, Gregory of Nyssa, Cyril of Alexandria, Epiphanius of Constantia, and Bar Hebraeus. Narratives in the collection include story of a penitent demon and some monks, fol. 189v-192r; story of the merchant and his wife, fol. 235v-236v

Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 169 (SMMJ 00169)

Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994).

  • fol. 1r-135v Homilies (Syriac, Garshuni)
    • Includes homilies by Michael the Syrian, John Chrysostom, Ephrem of Nisibis, Jacob of Serugh, Gregory of Nyssa, Basil of Caesarea, and Epiphanius of Constantia in Cyprus
  • fol. 136v-145r Story of Saint Michael in Dayr al-Samaka at the gate of Mardin (Garshuni)

Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00366)

  • f. 2r-4v Rite for the consecration of water according to the Roman Catholic Church
  • f. 5r-24r Prayer for scapular of our Lady of Mount Carmel and on indulgences
  • f. 25r-28r Homily  
  • f. 28r-32r John Chrysostom, Homily on the Nativity of Our Lord
  • f. 32v-36r John Chrysostom, Homily on the beheading of John the Baptist
  • f. 36r-44v Cyril of Alexandria, Homily for the Sunday before Lent
  • f. 44v-50r John Chrysostom, homily on fasting, prayer and alms

Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00354)

  • f. 1r-97r Psalter
  • f. 97r-108v Canticles of Praise
  • f. 109r-113r Homily 
  • f. 113r-119r John Chrysostom, Homily on repentance, love, and faith
  • f. 119r-126r John Chrysostom, Homily on Psalm 6
  • f. 127r-131v Jacob of Sarug, Homily on the Holy Mysteries, Confession, and repentance
  • f. 132r-137v John Chrysostom, Homily on repentance and the rebuke of the soul
  • f. 137v-142v Ephrem Syrus, Homily on the End and the punishment of the world
  • f. 142v-155v Basil of Caesarea, Homily on repentance, on poor Lazarus and the rich man

Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00344)

  • f. 2r-3v Homily
  • f. 3r-5v John Chrysostom, Homily on the denial of Peter
  • f. 6r-11r John Chrysostom, Homily on Great Lent
  • f. 11r-17v John Chrysostom, On repentance and love
  • f. 17v-22v Ephrem Syrus, Homily on repentance and the soul
  • f. 22v-31r John Chrysostom, commentary on the sixth Psalm
  • f. 31v-37r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on the Holy Mysteries, Confession, and Repentance
  • f. 37v-43v John Chrysostom, On Repentance and the rebuke of the soul

Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00340)

  • f. 3r-26r Basil of Caesarea, Homily on Easter, Good Friday, and on the departure of the soul from the body
  • f. 27r-28r Collection of Proverbs
  • f. 28v-30v Chronological calculations
  • f. 32v-68v Life of St. Gregory
  • f. 68v-74r Story of Susanna
  • f. 74v-80r Miracles of the Virgin Mary
  • f. 80v-81r Ephrem Syrus, Homily 
  • f. 81v-87r John Chrysostom, On Repentance
  • f. 87v-95v Moses' conversation on Mt. Sinai
  • f. 97r-100v Life of Mar Isaac
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