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Manuscript Name / Shelf Mark / Project Number Approximate Date Language The main body text Link to Digitized Manuscript
Vat. sir. 498 1,890 CE Syriac

See entry in Voste

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  • f. 4v-22r Narsai, On the manifestation of God to Abraham
  • f. 22r-39v Narsai, Another discourse for Advent
  • f. 49r-51v Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 51v-62v Narsai, On the Holy Virgin
  • f. 62v-64v Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 64v-75r Narsai, On the Epiphany
  • f. 75r-77r Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 77r-87r Narsai, On John the Baptist
  • f. 87r-89r Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 89r-102v Narsai, On Saints Peter and Paul
  • f. 102v-112r Narsai, On the Four Evangelists
  • f. 1123-117v Narsai, On Saint Stephen
  • f. 117v-133r Narsai, On Diodore, Theodore, and Nestorius
  • f. 133v-135r Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 135r-144r Narsai, On Lent
  • f. 144r-154v Narsai, On the temptation of our Savior
  • f. 154v-156v Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 156v-167r Narsai, On the celebration of the Hosannah
  • f. 167r-175r Narsai, On Palm Sunday, Against the Jews
  • f. 180r-182r Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 182r-190r Narsai, On holy Thursday
  • f. 190r-198r Narsai, On the passion
  • f. 198r-206v Narsai, On the good thief
  • f. 206v-216v Narsai, On the mysteries and baptism
  • f. 216v-223v Narsai, On Easter
  • f. 223v Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 223v-234r Narsai, On the Friday of the confessors
  • f. 234r-236r Narsai, Accompanying Sogitha
  • f. 236r-244r Narsai, On the youths in the furnace
  • f. 244r-251r Narsai, On the Ascension
  • f. 251r-259r Narsai, On the Pentecost
  • f. 259r-265v Narsai, On the celebration of the dedication
  • f. 265v-272v David the scholastic, On the discovery of the cross
  • f. 272v-273v Colophon
  • f. 274r-309v Narsai, Four memre on Joseph, son of Jacob
  • f. 309v Colophon
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Vat. sir. 588 1,918 CE Syriac
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  • f. 1v-6r Narsai, Nativity (N4)
  • f. 6r-11v Narsai, Virgin Mary (N5)
  • f. 12r-17r Narsai, Epiphany (N6)
  • f. 17r-22r Narsai, John the Baptist (N7)
  • f. 22r-27r Narsai, Four Evangelists (N9)
  • f. 27r-32r Narsai, Temptation of Christ (N21)
  • f. 32r-37r Narsai, Week before Palm Sunday (N28)
  • f. 27v-40r Narsai, Palm Sunday (N29)
  • f. 40r-44r Narsai, Passion (N36)
  • f. 44r-47v Narsai, Resurrection (N40)
  • f. 47v-51v Narsai, Ascension (N45)
  • f. 51v-55v Narsai, Dedication of the Church (N56)
  • f. 56r-59v Memra of David the Scholastic
  • f. 60r-60v Blank
  • f. 61r-64r Narsai, For any Saint's Day (N17)
  • f. 64r-69r  Narsai, On the Departed (N18)
  • f. 69v-70r Narsai, For the 6th Sunday of fasting
  • f. 70r-76r Narsai, On washing of feet on Holy Thursday
  • f. 76r-80r Narsai, Ascension (N45)
  • f. 80r-84v Mar Saliba Zakaya, On the Cross
  • f. 85r-85v Blank
  • f. 86r-90r Narsai, On Noah's blessings of his sons (N67)
  • f. 90r-95r Narsai, On the tower of Babel and the division of languages (N68)
  • f. 95v-96v Blank
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Sachau 176; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin 57 1,881 CE Syriac

See entry for Sachau 176; Continuation of Sachau 175

  • f. 175v-182v Narsai, Memra for Holy Thursday [Continued from Sachau 175]
  • f. 183r-190r Narsai, Another memra on the administration of the Messiah which is in body and on His passion and crucifixion
  • f. 190v-198v Narsai, Another memra on the thief and it is said on Holy Week
  • f. 199r-208r Narsai, Memra on the mysteries of the church and on Baptism
  • f. 208v-217r Narsai, Memra on the Great Sunday of the Resurrection
    • f. 208v-215r Memra
    • f. 215v-217r Sogitha between the Cherub and Thief
  • f. 217v-230r Narsai, Memra on the Friday of the confessors
    • f. 217v-228r Memra
    • f. 228v-230r Sogitha between the kings and martyrs
  • f. 230v-239r Narsai, Memra on Hannaniah, and Azariah, and Mishael
  • f. 239v-246v Narsai, Memra on the day of the Ascension o four Lord to heaven
  • f. 247r-255r Narsai, Memra on the feast day of pentecost
  • f. 255v-261v David Scholasticus, Memra on the discovery of the cross
  • f. 263r-269r David Scholasticus [?], Memra for the consecration of the church
  • f. 269r-270r Colophon