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Manuscript Name / Shelf Mark / Project Number Approximate Date Language The main body text Link to Digitized Manuscript
Sachau 174; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin 57 1,881 CE Syriac

See entry for Sachau 174

  • f. 3v-19v Narsai, The first memra for the Sunday of Hope: On the divine revelations which were for Abraham
  • f. 20r-36v Narsai, Another memra for the [Sunday] of Hope
  • f. 37r-48r Narsai, Memra on the birth of our Lord
    • f. 37r-46r Memra
    • f. 46v-48r Sogitha of Mary and the Magi
  • f. 48v-60v Narsai, Memra of the remembrance of Lady Mary the blessed
    • f. 48v-58v Memra
    • f. 59r-60v Sogitha of the Angel and Mary
  • f. 61r-72v Narsai, Memra of the festival of the Epiphany of our Lord
    • f. 61r-70v Memra
    • f. 71r-72v Sogitha between John the Baptist and Christ
  • f. 73r-85r Narsai, Memra of Mar John the Baptist [This manuscript ends at f. 79v and continues with Sachau 175]
    • f. 73r-83r Memra
    • f. 83v-85r Sogitha of the synagogue, John, the church, and Herod
sachau 175; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin 57 1,881 CE Syriac

See entry for Sachau 175; Continuation of Sachau 174

  • f. 73r-85r Narsai, Memra of Mar John the Baptist [This manuscript begins at f. 81r]
    • f. 73r-83r Memra
    • f. 83v-85r Sogitha of the synagogue, John, the church, and Herod
  • f. 85v-98r Narsai, Memra of Peter and Paul
  • f. 98v-107r Narsai, Memra on the apostolic Evangelists
  • f. 107v-112v Narsai, Commemoration of Mar Stephen
  • f. 113r-129r Narsai, Memra of the Fathers, Doctors Diodore, Theodore and Nestorius
    • f. 113r-127v Memra
    • f. 128r-129r Sogitha between Cyril and Nestorius
  • f. 129v-137v Narsai, Memra for the 40-day fast
  • f. 138r-149v Narsai, Memra on the generation of our Lord
    • f. 138r-147v Memra
    • f. 148r-149v Sogitha between Cain and Abel
  • f. 150r-159v Narsai, Memra of Hosannas [Palm Sunday]
  • f. 160r-168r Narsai, Another memra of Hosannas [Palm Sunday]
  • f. 168v-175r Narsai, Another memra of Hosannas [Palm Sunday]
    • f. 168v-173r Memra
    • f. 173v-175r Sogitha between Christ and the Pharisees
  • f. 175v-182v Narsai, Memra for Holy Thursday [Continues on Sachau 176]
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