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Vat. sir. 37 1,627 CE Garshuni, Syriac

See entry in Assemani and the entry completed by CPART

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  • f. 1v-57r Burial service, Garshuni and Syriac
  • f. 57r-69v Jacob of Edessa, Tractate on the restrictions in marriage (on the different kinds of marriages that are not lawful)
  • f. 69v-106 History of St. Jacob of Egypt, the hermit, and his associates, Garshuni
  • f. 106v-128r History of King Hermianus, and of his wife and sons, Garshuni
  • f. 128r-133v Office of the resurrection of the Lord, for Vespers, Matins and Terce
  • f. 133v-139v Shorter anaphora of St. James, the Lord's brother
  • f. 139v-141r Various canons pertaining to the sacraments of Baptism, Penance, the Eucharist, and Holy Orders, in Garshuni
  • f. 141r-152v Anaphora of the Holy Fathers, by John the Patriarch (Theodore b. Wahbun)
  • f. 152v-153r Copy of a note from a Gospel book
  • f. 153r-155v Life of John, Bishop of Mardin
  • f. 155v-156v Copy of a note from a Gospel book
  • f. 156v-168v Life of St. Abhai, Bishop of Nicea
  • f. 168v-173r Account of the death of Constantine II
  • f. 173r-176r Life of Jacob of Serugh, Bishop of Batnae, Flute of the Holy Spirit and Harp of the Church
  • f. 176r-192r Life of Acha
  • f. 192r Catalog of the works fo Dionysius bar Salibi
  • f. 192r-192v Coptic, Syriac, and Ethiopic calendars
  • f. 192v-201r Festal calendar attributed to Jacob of Edessa
  • f. 201r-201v Catalog of Eastern saints
  • f. 201v-201v Life of Moshe bar Kepha
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Vat. sir. 117 700 CE Syriac

See entry in Assemani

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  • f. 1r Contents
  • f. 1v-9v Jacob of Sarug, On the Chariot that Ezekiel Saw (B 337)
  • f. 9v-11v Jacob of Sarug, On the Consecration of a Church (B 286)
  • f. 11v-14r Jacob of Sarug, On the Consecration of a Church (B 37)
  • f. 14r-17v Jacob of Sarug, On Sinai (B 129)
  • f. 17v-19r Jacob of Sarug, On our Lord and Jacob, and on Rachel and the Church, and on Leah and the Synagogue
  • f. 19r-21v Jacob of Sarug, On Tamar and on the Mystery of the church (B 362)
  • f. 21v-23r Jacob of Sarug, On Jacob's vision at Bethel (B 332)
  • f. 23r-25v Jacob of Sarug, On the Veil of Moses (B 61)
  • f. 25v-28r Jacob of Sarug, On the Annunciation to Zachariah (B 89)
  • f. 28r-29v John Chrysostom: On the Annunciation to Zachariah
  • f. 29v-31r Ephrem: On the Annunciation to the Mother of God
  • f. 31r-32r On the Annunciation to the Mother of God by the Angel (B 179) 
  • f. 32r-26r Jacob of Sarug, On the Journey of Mary to Elizabeth (B 73)
  • f. 36r-43r Jacob of Sarug, On the Nativity (B 366)
  • f. 43r-45r Jacob of Sarug, On the Nativity II (B 367)
  • f. 45r-47r Jacob of Sarug, On the Nativity III (B 294)
  • f. 47r-54r Jacob of Sarug, On the Nativity IV and On the Star the Magi Saw (B 135)
  • f. 54r-55v Jacob of Sarug, On the Saying of Isaiah: And His Name Shall be Called Emmanuel (B 160) 
  • f. 55v-57r Jacob of Sarug, On the Saying of Isaiah: And His Name Shall Be Called Wonderfl (B 130)
  • f. 57r-59v Jacob of Sarug, On Baalam and Balak (B 98)
  • f. 59-62r Jacob of Sarug, On the Saying of God: Let Us Make Man in Our Own Image; and on the Birth of the Messiah
  • f. 62r-64r On Christ's Thirty Years
  • f. 64r -67r On the Holy Mother of God
  • f. 67r-67v Ephrem: On the Mother of God
  • f. 67v-70v Another Memra on the Mother of God
  • f. 70v-74v Ephrem: On the Magi
  • f. 74r-76r On the Slaying of the Infants
  • f. 76r-78v On Moses the Prophet and the Slaying of the children who were killed by Herod
  • f. 78v-80r Severus of Antioch: Homily on the Holy Fathers Basil and Gregory Spoken in the Church of the Holy Ignatius
  • f. 80r-83r On Constantine the Believing Emperor and the Council of Nicea
  • f. 83r-86v On the Baptism of Our Lord
  • f. 86v-88v On the Baptism of the Law and the Baptism of John and on the Baptism that our Lord gave to the Apostles
  • f. 88v-90v On the Torrent that Ezekiel Saw
  • f. 90v-93v On the Betrothal of Rebecca
  • f. 93v-97r On the Samaritan Woman (John 4:4-26)
  • f. 97r-100r Isaac: On the Samaritan Woman
  • f. 100r-101v Isaac: On the Samaritan Woman II
  • f. 101v-103v Isaac: On the Samaritan Woman III
  • f. 103v-104v Isaac: On the Samaritan Woman IV
  • f. 104v-107r On the Slaying of John the Baptist
  • f. 107r-110r On the Praise of John the Baptist
  • f. 110r-115r George, a Disciple of Jacob of Sarug: On Jacob of Sarug
  • f. 115r-116v On Stephen
  • f. 116v-117r John Chrysostom: On Stephen
  • f. 117r-132v On Jonah
  • f. 132v-139v Ephrem: On Jonah
  • f. 139v-140v On Chalcedon
  • f. 140v-143r On the Predestination of our Lord at the Temple and on the Old Man Simeon
  • f. 144v-146r On Priests
  • f. 146r-148v On the Grave of Moses
  • f. 148v-150v On the Grave of Priests
  • f. 150v-151r Ephrem: On Priests
  • f. 151r-152v Memra on Aaron the Priest
  • f. 152v-153v On Priest and King
  • f. 153v-155v Ephrem: On the Fear of God
  • f. 155v-158r On the Fashioning of Adam
  • f. 158r-160v On the End
  • f. 160v-162v On the End and Judgment
  • f. 162v-163r On the Departed
  • f. 163r-163v Another on the Departed
  • f. 163v-165r Isaac: On the Departed
  • f. 165r-167v On the Departed
  • f. 167v-169r On the Miracle at Cana
  • f. 169r-171v On the Forty Day Fast
  • f. 171v-176r On the Forty Day Fast II
  • f. 176r-178r On the Forty Day Fast III
  • f. 178r-179r Ephrem: On the Fast
  • f. 179r-181v On the Saying of Our Lord: Do Not Swear
  • f. 181v-183r Ephrem: On that Which David Said [Psalm 141:3]
  • f. 183r-184r On Admonition
  • f. 184r-187v Testament of Mor Ephrem
  • f. 187v-195v History of Mor Ephrem
  • f. 195v-196r On the Miracles of Our Lord
  • f. 196r-198r On the Saying of Our Lord [Matthew 16:26]
  • f. 198r-199v On the Saying of our Lord [Matthew 13:33]
  • f. 199v-202r On Repentance
  • f. 202r-203v Ephrem: On Repentance
  • f. 203v-205r Ephrem: On Repentance
  • f. 205r-207v On Admonition
  • f. 207v-208r Isaac: On Repentance
  • f. 208r-209v On Haughtiness
  • f. 209v-211v On Repentance
  • f. 211v-213r Ephrem: On Ecclesiastes
  • f. 213r-215v Ephrem: On Admonition
  • f. 215v-217r Ephrem: On that Which was Said by Isaiah: Let the Sinner be Eliminated
  • f. 217r-218r On the End and Judgment
  • f. 218r-219v On the End
  • f. 219v-221v On that Which Our Lord Said [Luke 11:24]
  • f. 221v-223v On the Ten Coins and the Hundred Sheep (Luke 15:3-10)
  • f. 223v-225r Isaac: On Admonition
  • f. 225r-232v On the Rich Man and Lazarus
  • f. 232v-236r On Admonition and against Blasphemy
  • f. 236r-243v Ephrem: On Reproof
  • f. 243v-245v Ephrem: On Reproof
  • f. 245v-246v Isaac: On the Sabbath Vespers
  • f. 246v-248r Jacob of Sarug, On the End
  • f. 248r-251r Jacob of Sarug, On the Canaanite Woman
  • f. 251r-253v Jacob of Sarug, On Zacchaeus the Publican
  • f. 253v-256v Jacob of Sarug, On the Workers in the Vineyard
  • f. 256v-260v Jacob of Sarug, On the Prodigal Son
  • f. 260v-264v Jacob of Sarug, On the Prodigal Son
  • f. 264r-266r Jacob of Sarug, On the Pharisee and Publican
  • f. 266r-268r Jacob of Sarug, On Repentance
  • f. 268r-271r Jacob of Sarug, On Addai the Apostle and Abgar the King of Edessa
  • f. 271r-272r Jacob of Sarug, On the Camel and the Needle's Eye
  • f. 272r-273v Jacob of Sarug, On a Single Law Giver in the Old and New Testament
  • f. 273v-277v Jacob of Sarug, On that Prayer Which our Lord Taught His Disciples
  • f. 277v-279v Jacob of Sarug, On that Young Man who Said to Our Lord: What Shall I do to Inherit Eternal Life (Matthew 19:16)
  • f. 279v-281v Jacob of Sarug, On the Kingdom as a Mustard Seed
  • f. 281v-283r Jacob of Sarug, On Pride
  • f. 283r-285v Jacob of Sarug, On the Kingdom and Gehenna
  • f. 285v-287r Isaac: On Humility
  • f. 287r-288v Jacob of Sarug, On the End
  • f. 288v-292v Jacob of Sarug, On the Anti-Christ
  • f. 292v-294v Jacob of Sarug, On the 40 Martyrs
  • f. 294v-296r Jacob of Sarug, On the Three Dead People raised by Our Lord
  • f. 296r-298v Jacob of Sarug, On the Man who Went Down from Jerusalem to Jericho and Fell Among Thieves
  • f. 298v-299v Jacob of Sarug, On the Saying of Our Lord: The Kingdom of Heaven is Like a Treasure Hidden in a Field (Matthew 13:44)
  • f. 299v-302r Jacob of Sarug, On Christ as Food and Drink
  • f. 302r-304r Jacob of Sarug, On the Woman Who was Bent over for Eighteen Years (Luke 13:11)
  • f. 304r-308v Jacob of Sarug, On the Five Loaves and the Two Fishes
  • f. 308v-310v Jacob of Sarug, On Admonition and Poverty
  • f. 310v-312v Jacob of Sarug, On the Love of Money
  • f. 312v-315r Jacob of Sarug, On Vanity of Vanities (Ecclesiastes)
  • f. 315r-316v Jacob of Sarug, On the Indignation of the Poor
  • f. 316v-317v Jacob of Sarug, On Admonition
  • f. 317v-319r Jacob of Sarug, On the Prodigal Son
  • f. 319r-320r Isaac, On the Prodigal Son
  • f. 320r-321r Isaac, On the Saying of Our Lord: Unless You are Converted and Become like Little Children I
  • f. 321r-322r Isaac, On the Saying of Our Lord: Unless You are Converted and Become like Little Children II
  • f. 322r-323r Isaac, On the Saying of Our Lord: Unless You are Converted and Become like Little Children III
  • f. 323r-323v Isaac, On the Saying of our Lord: It is Good to Confess the Lord
  • f. 323v-324v Isaac, On Perfection
  • f. 324v-326v Jacob of Sarug, On the End
  • f. 326v-329r Jacob of Sarug, On the Widow's Son
  • f. 329r-332r Jacob of Sarug, On the Leper
  • f. 332r-335r Jacob of Sarug, On the Daughter of Jephthah (Judges 11:29-40)
  • f. 335r-339v Jacob of Sarug, On Uzziah the King and Isaiah the Prophet
  • f. 339v-341v Jacob of Sarug, Against the Jews I
  • f. 341v-343r Jacob of Sarug, Against the Jews II
  • f. 343r-345r Jacob of Sarug, Against the Jews III
  • f. 345r-346v Jacob of Sarug, Against the Jews IV
  • f. 346v-348v Jacob of Sarug, Against the Jews V
  • f. 348v-350v Jacob of Sarug, Against the Jews VI
  • f. 350v-353r Jacob of Sarug, Against the Jews VII
  • f. 353r-355v Jacob of Sarug, On the Contest of Our Lord
  • f. 355v-360v Jacob of Sarug, On David and Goliath
  • f. 360v-362v Jacob of Sarug, On the Raising of Lazarus
  • f. 362v-364v Ephrem: On the Raising of Lazarus
  • f. 364v-367v Ephrem: On Palm Sunday
  • f. 367v-369r Jacob of Sarug, On Palm Sunday
  • f. 369r-370v Jacob of Sarug, On the Cursed Fig-tree
  • f. 370v-373r Jacob of Sarug, On the Passion of Our Lord
  • f. 373r-375v Jacob of Sarug, Another on the Passion of our Lord
  • f. 375v-378v Jacob of Sarug, Another on the Passion of our Lord
  • f. 378v-381r Jacob of Sarug, Another on the Passion of our Lord
  • f. 381r-386r Jacob of Sarug, Another on the Passion of our Lord
  • f. 386r-388v Jacob of Sarug, Another on the Passion of our Lord
  • f. 388v-391v Jacob of Sarug, On the Parable of the Vineyard
  • f. 391v-394v Jacob of Sarug,On the Parable of the Ten Virgins
  • f. 394v-397r Jacob of Sarug, On Matthew 22:2
  • f. 397r-399r John Chrysostom: Homily on the Passion of Our Lord
  • f. 399r-403r Jacob of Sarug, On Abraham and Isaac
  • f. 403r-405v Jacob of Sarug, On Samson (I)
  • f. 405v-407v Jacob of Sarug, On Cain and Abel I
  • f. 407v-409r Jacob of Sarug, On Cain and Abel II
  • f. 409v-411r Jacob of Sarug, On Cain and Abel III
  • f. 411r-412v Jacob of Sarug, On Cain and Abel IV
  • f. 412v-415v Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph I 
  • f. 415v-417v Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph II
  • f. 417v-420r Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph III
  • f. 420r-422r Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph IV
  • f. 422r-424r Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph VI
  • f. 424r-426r Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph VII
  • f. 426r-426v Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph VIII
  • f. 426v-432r Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph IX
  • f. 432r-434v Jacob of Sarug, On Joseph X
  • f. 434v-436v Jacob of Sarug, On the Bronze Serpent
  • f. 436v-440r Jacob of Sarug, On the Sacrifice of Aziel (Leviticus 16)
  • f. 440r-442 Jacob of Sarug, On Those Two Sparrows that Were Required by the Law (Leviticus 14)
  • f. 442v-448r Jacob of Sarug, On the Adulteries of the Congregation (On Moses VII)
  • f. 448r-449v On Samson (II)
  • f. 449v-452v On the Bronze Serpent (B 182)
  • f. 452v-457r George, Bishop of the Arabs (d. 724): On the Holy Myron
  • f. 457r-460v Jacob of Sarug, On the Sinful Woman
  • f. 465r-470r Ephrem: Sermon on Faith I
  • f. 470r-470v Ephrem: Sermon on Faith II
  • f. 470v-473r Ephrem: Sermon on Faith III
  • f. 473r-476r Isaac, Homily on Faith
  • f. 476r-484r Jacob of Sarug, On Faith
  • f. 484r-485r Jacob of Sarug, On the Crucifixion of our Lord
  • f. 485r-486v Jacob of Sarug, On the Crucifixion of our Lord II
  • f. 486v-489v Jacob of Sarug, On the Crucifixion of our Lord III (Elsewhere, on Peter's Denial)
  • f. 489v-491r Jacob of Sarug, On the Crucifixion of our Lord IV
  • f. 491r-494v Jacob of Sarug, On the Crucifixion of our Lord V (and on the Cherub and the thief)
  • f. 494v-496r Jacob of Sarug, On the Crucifixion of our Lord VI
  • f. 496r-498r Jacob of Sarug, On the Crucifixion of our Lord VII
  • f. 498r-501v Jacob of Sarug, On the Passibility and Mortality of the Lord's Body before His Resurrection
  • f. 501v-503r Jacob of Sarug, On the resurrection of Our Lord
  • f. 503r-504v Jacob of Sarug, Another on the Resurrection of Our Lord
  • f. 504v-505v Jacob of Sarug, On the Saying of Paul the Apostle [1 Timothy 2:15]
  • f. 505v-507v Jacob of Sarug, On Receiving the Holy Mysteries
  • f. 507v-509r Jacob of Sarug, On the Saying of Paul [Galatians 6:14]
  • f. 509r-511r Jacob of Sarug, On Receiving the Holy Mysteries
  • f. 511r-514v Jacob of Sarug, On the Fall of Idols
  • f. 514v-517r Jacob of Sarug, On Thomas the Apostle and the Resurrection of Our Lord
  • f. 517r-520r Jacob of Sarug, On the Ascension of Our Lord
  • f. 520r-522r Jacob of Sarug, On Pentecost
  • f. 522r-526r Jacob of Sarug, On Antioch
  • f. 526r-530r Jacob of Sarug, On Paul the Apostle
  • f. 530r-532r Jacob of Sarug, A Second Homily on Paul the Apostle
  • f. 532r-536 Jacob of Sarug, On Thomas the Apostle
  • f. 536r-537v Ephrem, On the Apostle Andrew
  • f. 537v-540r Jacob of Sarug, On Mount Tabor
  • f. 540v-542r Jacob of Sarug, On the Holy Cross
  • f. 542r-546v Jacob of Sarug, On Constantine
  • f. 546v-548v Jacob of Sarug, On Moses and Amalek (Elsewhere, Moses' extended hands)
  • f. 548v-551r Jacob of Sarug, On St. Simeon the Stylite
  • f. 551r-553r Jacob of Sarug, On Shmona and Gurya
  • f. 553r-555r Jacob of Sarug, On Habbib
  • f. 555r-556v Isaac, On the Solitaries
  • f. 556v-559v Isaac, On Sergius and Bacchus, the Martyrs
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Vat. sir. 160 900 CE Syriac

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  • f. 1v-79v Life and Letters of Simeon the Stylite
    • f. 1v-77r Life of Simeon the Stylite
    • f. 77r-79r Letter from Cosma, the Priest, to Simeon the Stylite
    • f. 79r-79v Scribal note
  • f. 80v-126r Acts of the Persian Martyrs
    • f. 80v-92r Martyrdom of Simeon
    • f. 92v-94v Martyrdom of Tarbo and her Sister
    • f. 94v-96r Martyrdom of 111 Men and 9 Women
    • f. 96v-99r Martyrdom of Barba'shmin
    • f. 99r-103r Martyrdom of Miles and his companions
    • f. 103r-103v Martyrdom of Barshebya, Martyrdom of Daniel
    • f. 103v-104v Martyrdom of Abbot Badma
    • f. 104v-106v Martyrdom of Bishop Narsai
    • f. 106v Martyrdom of Jacob the Priest and a Mary, the Daughter of the Covenant
    • f. 106v-108v Martyrdom of Thecla, Daughter of the Covenant, and Four other Daughters of the Covenant
    • f. 109r-109v Martyrdom of Barhadbeshabba
    • f. 109v-126r Martyrdom of 'Aqebshma
  • f. 126r-240v Lives of Western Martyrs
    • f. 126r-135r Martyrdom of Theodolos
    • f. 135r-138v Martyrdom of Theodore
    • f. 138v-143v Martyrdom of Babylas of Antioch
    • f. 143v-144v Forty Martyrs
    • f. 144v-146v Martyrdom of Theodotos
    • f. 146v-153r Martyrdom of Philemon
    • f. 153r-170v Martyrdom of Lucian
    • f. 170v-173r Martyrdom of Agnes
    • f. 173r-175r Martyrdom of Theodota and her Children
    • f. 175r-177v Martyrdom of Victorinus and his Companions
    • f. 177v-179v Martyrdom of Lucian
    • f. 179v-180r Martyrdom of Procopius
    • f. 180r-182v Martyrdom of Alphius and his Companions
    • f. 182v-183r Martyrdom of Timothy
    • f. 183v-186v Martyrdom of Appinus
    • f. 186v-187r Martyrdom of Aedus
    • f. 187r-188r Martyrdom of Agape
    • f. 188r-194v Martyrdom of Three Virgins
    • f. 194v-204v Seven Martyrs of Samosata
    • f. 205r-211r Martyrdom of Phocas
    • f. 211r-215  Martyrdom of Bishop Eleutherus
    • f. 215v-220r Martyrdom of Mamas of Caesarea
    • f. 220r-222r Martyrdom of Agnes
    • f. 222r-222v Martyrdom of Aedus
    • f. 222v-223v Martyrdom of Theodosia
    • f. 223v-224r Martyrdom of Peter
    • f. 224v-231v Martyrdom of Phocas
    • f. 231v-238v Martyrdom of Bishop Ignatius
    • f. 238v-239v Martyrdom of Crescentus
    • f. 240r-240v Martyrdom of Dioscorus
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Vat. sir. 161 800 CE Syriac

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  • f. 1r-20r Two Sermons on the Persian Martyrs
  • f. 20r-216v Acts of the Persian Martyrs
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Vat. sir. 467 1,186 CE Syriac
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  • f. 1v-222r Life of Yusuf Busnaya
  • f. 222r-223r Colophon
  • f. 223r-230v Hymn in honor of Yusuf Busnaya
  • f. 230v Prayer of the copyist
  • f. 230v-238v Narratives
    • f. 230v-232r The only son of a woman of Tagrit drowned in the Tigris and is saved on account of his mother's alms
    • f. 232r-234v Parable of the three friends (Story of Barlaam and Joasaph)
    • f. 234v-237r Mar Babai Nesibnaye and the sinner
    • f. 237r-238v Concerning the monk Serapion [Manuscript mutilated at the end]
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Vat. sir. 584 1,899 CE Syriac
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  • f. 1v-56v History of Rabban bar 'Idta by Abraham of Zabe
  • f. 56v Colophon by the copyist Joseph Abuna, son of Thomas, son of fire, the deacon of Sifa, son of priest Peter, residents of Alqos, who finished this transciption the 20th of Adar, 1899, in the eays of Pope Leon (XIII) and of Mar 'Abdiso, catholicos and patriarch of the east
  • f. 60v-64r varia on the Yazidi (the country on Sigar, customs and diverse prohibitions, the messiah)
  • f. 64v-96v Beliefs and customs of the Yazidi, on the form of questions and responses
  • f. 96v the same Joseph finished the manuscript the 6th year of Ayyar 1899
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Vat. sir. 596 1,917 CE Arabic, Syriac
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  • f. 1r-53v Jacob of Edessa, Commentary on the Old Testament
    • f. 1r-20r Genesis
    • f. 20v-32r Exodus
    • f. 32r-39v Leviticus
    • f. 39v-42v Numbers (f. 41rv lacuna)
    • f. 42v-47r Deuteronomy
    • f. 47v-50v Job
    • f. 51r-52r Joshua
    • f. 52v-53v Judges
  • f. 53v-66r Exlanation of difficult Old Testament passages (Ephrem, Jacob, and others) 
  • f. 66r Colophon
  • f. 66v-79r Explanations of various subjects attributed to different authors
  • f. 79v-81v Teaching of the Twelve Apostles
  • f. 81v-83v The Doctrine of Addai
  • f. 83v-84r Twenty Canons of the Apostles
  • f. 84r-85r Six questions and answers of Jacob of Edessa
  • f. 85v-90r Hypomnemata of our Lord
  • f. 90v-99v Two letters of Theodore bar Wahbun
  • f. 99v-105r Prophecies of pagan philosophers
  • f. 105r-111r Chosen words of philosophers teaching wisdom
  • f. 111r Colophon
  • f. 111v-112v Eulogy of Abraham of Nathpar
  • f. 113r Anecdote of Moses bar Kepha by Mar Sawira
  • f. 113v-115r Profession of Faith by Mar Michael
  • f. 115v-116v Questions and answers on ousia
  • f. 117r-120v Legend of Mar Eli al-Hira in Arabic
  • f. 121r-130r History of Yareth the Alexandrian
  • f. 130r Colophon (other colophons found at 66r and 111r)
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Vat. sir. 599 1,871 CE Syriac
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  • f. 1r-1v Table of contents
  • f. 1v-11r Letter of Mar Aba, Catholicos Patriarch of the East to those in the Episcopal city of Seleucia 
  • f. 11r-19v  Another letter of Mar Abba on the boundary of joining of marriage
  • f. 19v-33v The Letter of Mar Isho'yahb of Gedalaya the Patriarch to Rabban Abraham
  • f. 33v-44r Letter of St. Atticus, Bishop of Constantinople to the priest, Eupesicos
  • f. 44r-50v Letter of Bishop Andrew of Samosata to Rabbula, Bishop of Urhoy [Edessa] 
  • f. 50v-51v Demonstrations from the teachers of the Church
  • f. 51v-54v St. Athanasius, From the Homily against Apollonarius; Against Theopaschites
  • f. 54v-58v A letter translated from Greek to Syriac containing the history of Mar Nestorius
  • f. 58v-63r Excerpted words from the Holy Gregory the Theologian against the heretics, the Theopaschites and those who deny the duality of the natures of the Messiah, our Lord, and our God
  • f. 63r-66r St. John Chrysostom, On the Passion
  • f. 66r-78v Histories of the death of Hormizd, the son of Khosrau and unto the end of the kingdom of the Persians
  • f. 78v-79v The statement of faith the Bishops of Persia brought to king Khosrau
  • f. 80r-80v Two letters of Barsawma of Nisibis to Acacius
  • f. 80v-83v The canons written by Rabban Mar Abraham the Abbot of the brethren of the monastery on the mountain of Izla
  • f. 83v-87r The canons of Rabban Dadisho' about the monaster of 'Ahid
  • f. 87r-97v The canons of the holy school of the city of Nisibis
  • f. 97v-111r The decisions which were made by the blessed of God, Mar Hannanisho' the Catholicos, Patriarch of the East
  • f. 111r-136r The arrangements of ecclesiastical decisions of Mar Timothy I, Catholicos
  • f. 136r-155v The canons and decisions of Mar Isho' bar Nun
  • f.155v-175v The laws and canons of marriage and inheritances of the excellent Mar 'Abdisho', magistrate of Assyria
  • f. 175v-190r Various chapters of the ecclesiastical decisions of the excellent Simon, the magistrate of Revardashir
  • f. 190r-250v The book about the decisions of Mar Isho'bokht, the Metropolitan of Persia  
  • f. 250v-262v Laws and decisions set down by Christian kings
  • f. 262v-294r Canon of the judgments of Constantine, Theodosius, and Leo: another translation outside of the writings above, and also the canons which are beyond these and chapters of oath 
  • f. 294r-305r Secular laws of the Romans of Ambrosius the confessor
  • f. 305v-306r Table of Contents (Syriac)
  • Binding
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  • 'Enanisho', Paradies of the Fathers
    • Book 1: Palladius, Bishop of Heleopolis
    • Book 2: Palladius
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Catalog entry in Assemani

pp. 397-end (Begins with Abba Isaiah the Monk)

  • 'Enanisho', Paradise of the Fathers
    • Book 1: Palladius, Bishop of Heleopolis
    • Book 2: Palladius (Begins in this section)
    • ​Lives of the Fathers according to St. Jerome
    • Book 4: Apophthegmata Patrum 
    • Doctrine and Admonitions of the Fathers on the monastic institution
    • Abba Evagrius, Sermons
    • Abba Anthony, Letters to the monastic brothers 
    • St. Macarius of Egypt, sermons
    • St. Macarius of Egypt, epistles
    • St. Macarius the Alexandrian, Sermons
    • Abraham Nathpar, sermons
    • Ammon the monk and Bishop of Oxyrinchus, letters
    • St. Xystus of Rome, sermons
    • John of Dalyatha, sermons
    • Gregory the Monk on the isle of Cyprus, sermons
    • John of Thebes, sermons
    • St. Basil the Great, Monstaic institutions, Questions and answers from the brethren
      • Letter to his brother Gregory of Nyssa
      • Paranaetic Chapter
      • Ascetic Chatper
    • Jacob of Sarug, letter on the ascetic way
      • Letter to an abbot on the soul
      • Letter about the virtuous men
    • Philoxenus of Mabbug, on the one whose desire is changed toward refraining from the priesthood
      • Letter to the monks of Amid
    • St. Ephrem, sermon
    • St. Mark the hermit, paranaetic sermon

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