Homilies

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Authorsort descending Ecclesiastical Affiliation Approximate Date* Reference Works Homilies Further Bibliography and Notes

'Abdisho' of Gazarta 

Church of the East

ca. 1,567 CE

GEDSH 4

On the Soul
On Pope Paul IV

Aba II of Kashkar 

Church of the East

ca. 751 CE

GEDSH 1-2

On the Martyr Zakhe
Exegetical Homilies

Reinink, G.J., ed. Gannat Bussame. Translated by G.J. Reinink. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 501-502, Scriptores Syri 211-212. Leuven: Peeters, 1988. (extracts on Genesis, Numbers, Isaiah, and the four Gospels, according to GEDSH)

Aba

N/A ca. 400 CE

GEDSH 2

On Job the Athlete

Nau, François. "Fragments de Mar Aba, Disciple de Saint Ephrem." Revue de l'Orient Chrétien 17 (1912): 69-73.

On Faith

Wadi al-Natrun, Deir al-Surian, Syr. 20C, fol. 76-194v

Brock, Sebastian P., and Lucas Van Rompay. Catalogue of the Syriac Manuscripts and Fragments in the Library of Deir al-Surian, Wadi al-Natrun (Egypt). Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 227. Leuven: Peeters, 2014. Pages 105-110. Three marginal notes attribute this work to Aba.

GEDSH notes that a memra on faith is attributed to Aba in a manuscript from Deir al-Surian

Abraham Dashandad 

Church of the East

ca. 730 CE

GEDSH 7

'Abdisho' bar Brikha attributes homilies to him on penitence.

Abraham of Nathpar 

Church of the East

ca. 600 CE

GEDSH 9

BHO 15

Homily

Chahine, Charbel C. "Abraham de Bet-Netpra, Discours (Mēmrē): Introduction, texte critique et traduction." Ph.D. diss., Augustinianum, 2004

On Admonition

Penna, Angelo. "Abramo di Nathpar." Rivista degli studi orientali 32 (1957): 415-431.

Acts of Thomas, Unknown author

N/A ca. 250 CE

GEDSH 410

BHO 1186-1227

 

The Acts of Thomas

GEDSH notes that the narrative contains homilies.

Bedjan, Paul, ed. Acta martyrum et sanctorum. 7 vols. Paris: Harrassowitz, 1890-1897. Vol. 3:3-167.

Klijn, Albertus Frederik Johannes. The Acts of Thomas Introduction, Text, and Commentary. 2nd ed. Leiden: Brill, 2003. 

Wright, William. Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles. 2 vols. London, 1871. Vol. 1:171-333; Vol. 2:146-298.

Syri.ac lists and provides links to the individual chapters.

Alexander of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 328 CE

CPG 2004

On the Incarnation of Our Lord and on the Soul and the Body

CPG 2004

Budge, E.A. Wallis. Coptic Homilies in the Dialect of Upper Egypt. London: British Museum, 1910. Pages 407-415, 417-424.

Patrologia Graeca 18:585-604

Rucker, Ignaz, ed. Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562). Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Philosophisch-historische Abteilung 5. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1933. Page 12, No. 16.

Amphilochius of Iconium, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 395 CE

CPG 3232, 3237, 3241, 3247

Abbreviations for Amphilochius of Iconium

Bonnet = Bonnet, Michel, ed. Amphiloque d'Iconium: Homélies. Translated by Michel Bonnet. Sources chrétiennes 552-553. Paris: Cerf, 2012.

Homilies
Homily 2

CPG 3232

Baumstark, Anton. Geschichte der syrischen Literatur, mit Ausschluss der christlich-palästinensischen Texte. Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag, 1922. Page 262n7.

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaques de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 403, No. 8.

Homily 6

CPG 3237

Bonnet, SC 553:66-69, 72-73

Homily 10

CPG 3241

Bonnet, SC 553:192-225. 226-229

Moss, Cyril. "S. Amphilochius of Iconium on John 14, 28: 'The Father who sent me, is greater than I.'" Le Muséon 43, no. 3-4 (1930): 317-64.

Homily 15

CPG 3247

Bonnet, SC 553: 268-271

Homily 16

Bonnet, SC 553: 273-277

Homily 22

Bonnet, SC 553: 298-301

Anastasius of Sinai, Translation from Greek

Chalcedonian

ca. 700 CE

CPG 7751

On the Sixth Psalm

CPG 7751

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaques de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 423, No. 54.

Anonymous Homilies of the 6th Century (London, British Library, Add. 17181)

N/A ca. 550 CE
On the Epiphany, Three Homilies

Desreumaux, Alain, ed. Trois Homélies syriaques anonymes sur l’Épiphanie. Translated by Alain Desreumaux. Patrologia Orientalis 38.4 (177). Turnhout: Brepols, 1977. 

On the High Priest

Graffin, François, ed. Homélies anonymes du VIe siècle. Translated by François Graffin. Patrologia Orientalis 189 (41.4). Turnhout: Brepols, 1984.

On the Nativity

Graffin, François. “Adresse d'un abbé de monastère au VIe siècle pour la Nativité.” In Mélange Antoine Guillaumont: Contributions à l’étude des christianismes orientaux, 257–262. Cahiers d’orientalisme 20. Geneva: P. Cramer, 1988. 

On the Sinful Woman, Three Homilies

Graffin, François, ed. Homélies anonymes du VIe siècle. Translated by François Graffin. Patrologia Orientalis 41.4 (189). Turnhout: Brepols, 1984. 

Antipater of Bostra

N/A ca. 460 CE

CPG 6680, 6685 Suppl.

On John the Baptist

CPG 6680

London, British Library, Add. 17267, fol. 37v-42r/v

On the Annunciation of the Virgin

CPG 6681

London, British Library, Add. 17267, fol. 37v-42r/v

On the Epiphany

CPG 6685 Suppl.

Malki, Ephrem. Die syrische Handschrift Berlin Sachau 220. Heidelberger Orientalistische Studien 6. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1984. Pages 205-212, 213-222.

Aphrahat

N/A ca. 345 CE

GEDSH, 24-25.

 

Demonstrations

Parisot, J. Aphraatis Sapientis Persae Demonstrationes. Patrologia Syriaca 1.1-2. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1894-1907. Volume 1Volume 2.

The genre of demonstrations is obscure, but some may reflect a homiletic context.

 

Syri.ac lists and provides links to the individual demonstrations.

Athanasius of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 373 CE

GEDSH 46-47

CPG 2145, 2145 Suppl.

On Matthew 12:32
On Virginity

CPG 2145, 2145 Suppl.

Brakke, David. "The Authenticity of the Ascetic Athanasiana." Orientalia 63 (1994): 17-56. Pages 27-30 on its authenticity.

Lebon, Joseph. "Athanasiana Syriaca I: Un λόγος περὶ παρθενίας attribué à saint Athanase d'Alexandrie." Le Muséon 40 (1927): 204-208. Pages 209-218, 219-226.

Atticus of Constantinople, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 425 CE

CPG 5650

GEDSH 340-341 (under "Proclus of Constantinople")

 

On the Nativity

CPG 5650

GEDSH notes that Proclus of Constantinople's Homily 5 "is expanded with a homily by Atticus of Constantinople."

Brière, Maurice. "Une homélie inédite d'Atticus, patriarche de Constantinople." Revues de l'Orient Chrétien 29 (1933-1934): 160-86.

Lebon, Joseph. "Discours d'Atticus de Constantinople, sur la sainte Mère de Dieu." Le Muséon 46 (1933): 167-202. Pages 197-198.

Aydin, Nu'mān 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 2,001 CE

GEDSH 48-49

Homilies for Sunday and Feast Days

Babai of Nisibis 

Church of the East

ca. 600 CE

GEDSH 50

On the Final Hour (Sogdian)

Sims-Williams, Nicholas, ed. The Christian Sogdian Manuscript C2. Schriften zur Geshichte und Kultur des alten Orients 12. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1985.

Other Homilies

GEDSH states that there are other homilies

Balai of Qenneshrin

N/A ca. 400 CE

GEDSH 53

On Joseph

Bedjan, Paul, ed. Histoire complète de Joseph par Sainte EphremLeipzig, 1891.

Barhebraeus 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,286 CE

GEDSH 54-56

Homilies

GEDSH notes that some homilies are attributed to Barhebraeus. But their authenticity is uncertain.

Barṣawma of Nisibis

Church of the East 

 

ca. 496 CE

GEDSH 58-59

'Abdisho' bar Brikha attributes homilies to him.

Basil of Caesarea, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 379 CE

GEDSH 64

CPG 2835-2836, 2845-2846, 2859, 2867, 2890

CPG Suppl. 2835-2836, 2845-2851, 2853-2860, 2862-2863, 2867, 2890, 2988

 

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Basil of Caesarea listed below, please click here.

On the Hexaemeron
On the Psalms 1, 14a, 14b, 59, 61, 114
On Fasting 1-2
On "Be Careful" (Deuteronomy 15:9) 
On the Giving of Thanks
On the Martyr Julitta
On "I will Destroy my Storehouses" (Luke 12:18)
On Riches
That God is not the Author of Evil
Against those who are Angry
On Envy
On the Beginning of Proverbs
Exhortation to Holy Baptism
On Drunkenness
On the Faith
On "In the Beginning was the Word" (John 1:1)
On the Martyr Gordius
On the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste
On Reading the Books of the Gentiles
Ascetic Sermon 12
On 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Funeral Sermon for a Certain Dead Child of the Imperial Family
Against the Anomoeans

Book of Steps, Unknown author

N/A ca. 430 CE

GEDSH 85

GEDSH notes that some of the memre take the form of homilies

Kitchen, Robert A., and Martien F.G. Parmentier, eds. The Book of Steps: The Syriac Liber Graduum. Cistercian Studies Series 196. Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, 2004.

Kmosko, Michael. Liber Graduum e codicibus syriacus Parisiis, Londini, Romae, Hierosolymis alibiqui asservatis edidit, praefatus est. Patrologia Syriaca 3. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1926.

Cyril of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 444 CE

GEDSH 109

CPG 5207, 5259

On Luke

CPG 5207

Chabot, Jean-Baptiste, ed. S. Cyrilli Alexandrini commentarii in Lucam, ICorpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 70, Scriptores Syri 27. Paris: Typographeo Reipublicae, 1912.

Payne Smith, R. ed. S. Cyrilli Alexandriae Archiepiscopi: Commentarii in Lucae Evangelium quae supersunt Syriace e manuscriptis apud Museum Britannicum. Oxford, 1858.

Payne Smith, R., trans. A Commentary upon the Gospel according to S. Luke. 2 vols. Oxford, 1859. Vol. 1; Vol. 2.

Rücker, Adolf. Die Lukas-homilien des hl. Cyrill von Alexandrien: Ein beitrag zur geschichte der exegese. Breslau: Goerlich & Coch, 1911. [Available here through Hathitrust]

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Nouvelles homélies du Commentaire sur l'Évangile de S. Luc de Cyrille d'Alexandrie dans leur traduction syriaque." In Symposium Syriacum, 1972: célebré dans les jours 26-31 octobre 1972 à l'Institut Pontifical Oriental de Rome, edited by Ignacio Ortiz de Urbina, 439-456. Rome: Pontificium Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1974.

Wright, William. Fragments of the Homilies of Cyril of Alexandria on the Gospel of S. LukeLondon, 1874. 

Fragments are found in the works of Severus of Antioch (CSCO 112, p. 13*; CSCO 245, p. 239; CSCO 302, p. 303).

On the Incarnation of the Word (Homily 15) 

CPG 5259

Lebon, Joseph, ed. Severi Antiocheni: Liber contra impium Grammaticum. Translated by Joseph Lebon. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 93-94, 101-102, 111-112, Scriptores Syri 45-46, 50-51, 58-59. Leuven: L. Durbecq, 1929-1952. Fragments on pages CSCO 112, SS 59:16*.

Cyril of Jerusalem, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 387 CE

CPG 3585-3586, 3585 Suppl.

GEDSH 109-110

 
Mystagogical Catecheses

CPG 3856

GEDSH states, "Three extracts from the Mystagogical Catecheses (IV.1, 2, 4) are given in the Syr. Catholic Fenqitho (VI., 371-2.273-4, 376-7) for Corpus Christi"

Catechetical Homilies (Christian Palestinian Aramaic)

CPG 3585, 3585 Suppl.

Desreumaux, Alain. Codex Sinaiticus Zosimi rescriptus: Description codilogique des feuillets araméens melkites des manuscrits Schøyen 35, 36 et 37 (Londres-Oslo): comprenant l'édition de nouveaux passages des Évangiles et des Catéchèses de Cyrille. Histoire du texte biblique 3. Lausanne: Éditions du Zèbre. 1997.

Duensing, Hugo. Christlich palästinishc-aramäische Texte und Fragmente. Göttingen: Vanderhoeck & Ruprecht, 1906. Pages 41-62.

Duensing, Hugo. Nachlese christlich-palästinisch-aramäischer Fragmente. Nachrichten von der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen: Philologisch-Historische Klasse 5. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1955. Pages 150-152.

Land, Jan Pieter Nicolaas. Anecdota Syriaca. 4 vols. Leiden, 1862-1875. Pages 4:171-211.

Müller-Kessler, Christa, and Michael Sokoloff, eds. The catechism of Cyril of Jerusalem in the Christian Palestinian Aramaic version. Corpus of Christian Palestinian Aramaic 5. Groningen: STYX Publications, 1999.

Cyrillona

N/A ca. 396 CE

GEDSH, 346-347

 

Bickell, Gustav. "Die Gedichte des Cyrillonas." ZDMG 27 (1873): 566-625.

Griffin, Carl W. "Cyrillona: A Critical Study and Commentary." PhD diss., Catholic University of America, 2011. [This dissertation can be accessed through the CUA library website]

 

 

Syri.ac provides a list of the homilies with links to individual homilies here.

Damian of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

Coptic Orthodox

ca. 604 CE

CPG 7248 Suppl.

 

Enthronement Sermon

CPG 7248 Suppl.

Ebied, R. Y., Abert Ban Roey, and Lionel R. Wickham. Petri Callinicensis Patriarchae Antiocheni Tractatus contra Damianum. Corpus Christianorum Series Graeca 29, 32, 35, 54. Turnhout: Brepols, 1994-2003. Pages CCSG 32:563.

Daniel Bar Ṭubanitha

Church of the East

ca. 650 CE

GEDSH 113-114

'Abdisho' bar Brikha mentions funeral sermons and metrical homilies

Daniel of Ṣalaḥ 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 550 CE

GEDSH 114-115

Psalms Commentary

Çiçek, Julius Yeshu. Fūšāq Mazmūrē d-ṭubānā Dawīd nbīyā, b-yad Mār Dānīʾēl Ṣalaḥāyā d-ʿīdtā Sūryāytā Trīṣāt Šūbḥā d-Anṭīōkīyā. Holland: Bar Ebroyo Press, 2004.

Diettrich, Gustav. "Eine jakobitische Einleitung in den Psalter in Verbindung mit zweiz Homilien aus dem großen Psalmenkommentar des Daniel von Salah." Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 5. Giessen: Ricker, 1901. Pages 129-167.

Nestle, Eberhard. Brevis liguae syriacae grammatica, litteratura, chrestomathia cum glossario. Porta linguarum orientalium 5. Paris, 1881. Pages 86-90.

Rahmani, Ignatius Ephraem II. Studia Syriaca, seu Collectio documentorum havtenus ineditorum ex codicibus Syriacis. 5 vols. Mount Lebanon: In Seminario Scharfensi, 1904-1909. Pages 1:27-29.

Dawid Puniqoyo 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,500 CE

GEDSH 117

On Repentance
On Spiritual life
On the Afflictions of Exile

Butts, Aaron Michael. "The Afflictions of Exile. A Syriac Memrā by David Puniqāyā." Le Muséon 122 (2009): 53-80.

Dionysios Bar Ṣalibi 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,171 CE

GEDSH 126-127

On the Two Captures of Edessa

Michael the Syrian mentions these.

On Maphrian's Imprisonment

Barhebraeus mentions these.

Eli of Qarṭmin 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,250 CE

GEDSH 140

On Philoxenus of Mabbug

De Halleux, André, ed. Élī de Qartamīn: Mēmrā sur S. Mār Philoxène de Mabbog. Translated by  André de Halleux. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 233-234, Scriptores Syri 100-101. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1963.

Eliya of al-Anbār 

Church of the East

ca. 950 CE

GEDSH 142

Book of Exercise or Book of Centuries

These may not be homilies, but they are ten metrical memre.

Juckel, Andreas, ed. Der Ktābā d-Durrāšā (Ktābā d-Ma'wātā) des Elijā von Anbār. Mēmrā I-III. Translated by Andreas Juckel. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 559-560, Scriptores Syri 226-227. Leuven: Peeters, 1996.

Juckel, Andreas Karl. "Ktābā dDurrāšā, die theologische Lehrdichtung des Nestorianers Ēlījā von Anbār: Einführung, Text und Übersetzung des ersten Mēmrā." Universität Bonn, 1983.

Other Homilies

'Abdisho' bar Brikha attributes homilies to him.

Emmanuel Bar Shahhare 

Church of the East

ca. 980 CE

GEDSH 143-144

Hexaemeron

Twenty-eight memre on the six days of creation.

Memra on the Sacrament of Baptism

Ephrem Graecus

N/A Unknown

CPG 3909, 3939, 3944-3946, 3948, 3950, 3952, 4012, 4025, 4028, 4082

BHO 269-273

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Ephrem Graecus listed below, please click here

Ascetical Homily
On the Transfiguration of Our Lord and God, the Savior Jesus Christ
On the Second Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ
On the General Resurrection, on Penitence and Grace, and the Second Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ
On the Advent of Our Lord, on the Consummation of the Age, and on the Antichrist
On the Precious and Life-giving Cross, on the Second Coming, and on Grace and Mercy
On the Disease of the Tongue and Crooked Desires
On the Sinful Woman who Anointed the Lord with Ointment
On the Advent of Our Lord, Three Sermons
On the Suffering of the Savior
On those who Fall Asleep in Christ
On Jonah the Prophet and on the Repentance of the Ninevites

 

Ephrem

N/A ca. 373 CE

GEDSH 145-147

BHO 269-273

Homilies

Beck, Edmund, ed. Des Heiligen Ephraem des Syrers Sermones I-IV. Translated by Edmnund Beck. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 305-306, 311-312, 320-321, 334-335, Scriptores Syri 130-131, 134-135, 138-139, 148-149. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1970.

GEDSH notes that "only the following are considered by him to be genuine: I, 1-3; II, 1 (On Jonah and Ninevah) and the core of 4 (On the Sinful Woman, Luke 7); and IV, 2 (perhaps)."

Other Homilies

Beck, Edmund, ed. Nachträge zu Ephraem Syrus. Translated by Edmund Beck. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 363-364, Scriptores Syri 159-160. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1975.

GEDSH notes that none of these are considered to be genuine

On Faith

Beck, Edmund, ed. Des heiligen Ephraem des Syrers Sermones de fide. Translated by Edmund Beck. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 212-213 Scriptores Syri 88-89. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1961.

On Holy Week

Beck, Edmund, ed. Sermones in Hebdomadan Sanctam. Translated by Edmund Beck. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 412-413, Scriptores Syri 181-182. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1979.

On Nicomedia (Armenian)

Renoux, Charles, ed. Ephrem de Nisibe, Mēmrē Sur Nicomédie: Fragments de L'original Syriaque et de La Version Arménienne. Translated by Charles Renoux. Patrologia Orientalis 172-173 (37.2-3). Turnhout: Brepols, 1975.

On Our Lord

Beck, Edmund, ed. Des heiligen Ephraem des Syrers Sermones de domino nostro. Translated by Edmund Beck. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 270-271, Scriptores Syri 116-117. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1966.

 

Syri.ac lists Ephrem's works in several of the major collections and provides links when possible in Brock's Bibliographies and the Ephrem page.

Erechthius of Antioch, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 450 CE

CPG 6163-6164

On the Theophany

CPG 6163

Nau, François. Documents pour servir à l'histoire de l'église nestorienne. Patrologia Orientalis 13.2 (63). Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1919. Pages 169-170.

On the Nativity

CPG 6164

Nau, François. Documents pour servir à l'histoire de l'église nestorienne. Patrologia Orientalis 13.2 (63). Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1919. Pages 171-180.

Eshai Shem'on 

Church of the East

ca. 1,975 CE

GEDSH 372-373

On the Consecration of Mar Narsai of Baz as Bishop of Lebanon

Mar Eshai Shem'on XXIII. "Sermon donné par sa sainteté Mar Eshai Shimun XXIII Catholicos Patriarche de l'Orient." Proche-Orient Chrétien 18 (1968): 341-52

Eusebius of Caesarea, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 340 CE

CPG 2493

Encomium of All the Martyrs

CPG 3493

Cowper, Benjamin Harris. "The Encomium of the Martyrs: An Inedited Oration of Eusebius of Caesarea – Syriac Text." Journal of Sacred Literature, n.s., 5, no. 10 (1864): 403-408.

Cowper, Benjamin Harris. "Selections from the Syriac: No. II: The Encomium of the Martyrs by Eusebius of Caesarea: English Translation" Journal of Sacred Literature, n.s., 6, no. 11 (1864): 129-133.

Eustathius of Antioch, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 327 CE

CPG 3354, 3360-3369

Oration on "The Lord Created Me as the First of His Creations" (Proverbs 8:22)

CPG 3354

Abramowski, Luise, and Albert Van Roey. "Das Florileg mit den Gregor-Scholien aus Vatic. Borg. Syr. 82." Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 1 (1970): 131-185. Pages 145, 166; Nos. 29-30.

On the Temptations

CPG 3360

Rucker, Ignaz, ed. Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562). Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Philosophisch-historische Abteilung 5. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1933. Page 21, No. 23.

Oration 2 before the Church

CPG 3361

Rucker, Ignaz, ed. Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562). Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Philosophisch-historische Abteilung 5. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1933. Page 22, No. 24.

Oration before the Church, On "The Word became Flesh" (John 1:14)

CPG 3362

Rucker, Ignaz, ed. Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562). Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Philosophisch-historische Abteilung 5. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1933. Page 23, No. 26.

Flavian I of Antioch, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 404 CE

CPG 3436.1-3

On the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Flesh

CPG 3436.1-2

Rucker, Ignaz, ed. Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562). Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Philosophisch-historische Abteilung 5. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1933. Pages 34-35, Nos. 40-41.

On the Cross

CPG 3436.3

Rucker, Ignaz, ed. Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562). Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Philosophisch-historische Abteilung 5. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1933. Page 35, No. 42.

Gabriel Qaṭraya 

Church of the East

ca. 600 CE

GEDSH 171

Commentary on the Liturgy

These may not be homilies, but the are five memre on the liturgy

Brock, Sebastian P. "Gabriel of Qatar's Commentary on the Liturgy." Hugoye 6, no.2 (2003).

Jammo, Sarhad Y. Hermiz. La structure de la Messe chaldéenne: du début jusqu'à l'Anaphore: étude historique. Orientalia Christiana Analecta 207. Rome: Pontificium Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1979. Pages 29-48.

Podipara, Placid Joseph. "Gabriel Qatraya." In Homilies and Interpretation on the Holy Qurbana, edited by Georg Vavanikunnel, 87-104. Changanacherry: Sandesanilayam Publications, 1977.

George, Bishop of the Arabs 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 724 CE

GEDSH 177-178

On Severus of Antioch

McVey, Kathleen E., ed. George, Bishop of the Arabs: A homily on Blessed Mar Severus, Patriarch of Antioch. Translated by Kathleen E. McVey. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 530-531, Scriptores Syri 216-217. Leuven: Peeters, 1993.

On Festival of Hosannas

Rilliet, Frédéric. "Une homélie sur la fête des hosannas attribuée à Georges, évêque des Arabes." Oriens Christianus 74 (1990): 72-102.

On the Myron

Varghese, Baby. "George, Bishop of the Arabs (♱724), Homily on the Consecration of Myron." The Harp, no. 19 (2006): 255-80.

Ryssel, V. "Poemi siriaci di Giorgio, vescovo degli Arabi." Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, Memorie della Classe di Scienze Morali, Storiche e Filologiche, 4th series, 9 (1892): 46-93.

Gewargis Warda 

Church of the East

ca. 1,250 CE

GEDSH 176-177

On Man as a Microcosm

Manna, Jacques Eugène, ed. Morceaux choisis de littérature araméenne. Mosul: Imprimerie des pères dominicains, 1902. Pages 307-322.

Giwargis of B'eltan, Patriarch 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 789 CE

GEDSH 178-179

Homilies

Reported to have written homilies during his imprisonment under Calip Ab-u Ja'far 'Abdullāh al-Manṣur from 767-775.

Gregory of Antioch, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 594 CE

CPG 7384-7385, 7385 Suppl., 7387

On the Women Carrying Ointment

CPG 7384

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaques de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 407, No. 26.

On the Theophany I (On the Baptism)

CPG 7385, 7385 Suppl.

Pitra, Jean-Baptiste-François. Analecta sacra spicilegio solesmensi parata. 7 vols. Paris, 1876-1891. Pages 127-133; 381-386.

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaques de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 416, No. 10

On "This is My Beloved in whom I am Well Pleased" (Matthew 3:17)

CPG 7387

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaques de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 415, No. 7.

Gregory of Nazianzus, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 390 CE

CPG 3010, 3010 Suppl., 3011.3

GEDSH 181-182

 

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Gregory of Nazianzus listed below, please click here.

Orations 1-3, 13, 15, 17, 19, 28-31, 39, 40, 41, 44
Preface to the Orations
Pseudo-Nonnus's Scholia on Orations 15-24

 

Analysis of the Translation into Syriac

De Halleux, André. "La version syriaque des discours de Grégoire de Nazianze." In II. Symposium Nazianzenum: Louvain-la-Neuve, 25-28 août 1981, edited by Justin Mossay, 75-111. Studien zur Geschichte und Kultur des altertums, 2. Reihe, Forschungen zu Grego von Nazianz, n.F. 2. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 1983.

Guide to Manuscripts

De Halleux, André. "Un nouveau témoin de la version syriaque des Discours de Grégoire de Nazianze: Le ms. Damas, syr.-orth., 3/19 (olim Jérusalem, St-Marc, 127)." In Versiones Orientales, repertorium Ibericum et studia ad editiones curandas, edited by B. Coulie, 181-195. Corpus Christianorum Series Graeca 20; Corpus Nazianzenum 1. Turnhout: Brepols, 1988.

Rilliet, Frédéric. "Note sur le dossier Grec du Mingana Syriaque 545." Augustinianum 22, no. 3 (1979): 579-582.

Scmidt, Andrea, and Matthias Quaschning-Kirsch. "Die syrischen Handschriften der Homilien des Gregor von Nazianz: Repertorium mit Nachträgen und Siglenverzeichnis." Le Muséon 113, no. 1-2 (2000): 87-114.

Van Roey, Alber, and H. Moors. "Les discours de Saint Grégoire de Nazianze dans la littérature syriaque." Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 4 (1973): 121-133; 5 (1974): 79-125.

 

Gregory of Nyssa, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 395 CE

GEDSH 182

CPG 3150, 3158, 3160-3161, 3175, 3180, 3184, 3186, 3194; CPG Suppl. 3150, 3158, 3160-3161, 3175, 3180, 3184, 3194

 

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Gregory of Nyssa listed below, please click here.

Catechetical Oration
On the Song of Songs
On the Lord's Prayer 1
On the Beatitudes 1-8
On the Space of Three Days Between the Death and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Funeral Oration on Meletius
On the Life of Gregory Thaumaturgas
Encomium on Stephen the Protomartyr 1
On the Nativity

 

Gregory Thaumaturgas, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 270 CE

CPG 1775

Homily 1 on the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

CPG 1775

Pitra, Jean-Baptiste-François. Analecta sacra spicilegio solesmensi parata. 7 vols. Paris, 1876-1891. Pages 4:122-127, 377-381.

 

Gregory the Presbyter, Translations from Greek

N/A ca. 600 CE

CPG 7975

Praise of Gregory of Nazianzus

CPG 7975

Baumstark, Anton. Geschichte der syrischen Literatur, mit Ausschluss der christlichpalästinensischen Texte. Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag, 1922. Page 264.

Habbib

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,100 CE
Panegyric on Jacob of Serugh

There is some debate over the identity of the author who wrote this work. I have placed it in the twelfth century based on manuscript evidence, but perhaps earlier versions exist.

 

Abbeloos, Jean Baptiste. De vita et scriptis Sancti Jacobi Batnarum Sarugi in Mesopotamia episcopi. Leuven, 1867. Text and Latin translation on pages 24-85.

Krüger, Paul. "Ein bislang unbekkannter sermo über Leben und Werk des Jakob von Serugh." Oriens Christianus 56 (1972): 80-111. Text and German translation.

Vööbus, Arthur. Handschriftliche Überlieferung der Mēmrē-Dichtung des Ja'qōb von Serūg. 4 vols. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 344-345, 421-422, Subsidia 39-40, 60-61. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1973-1980. See 1:8-13, for a discussion of the author of this work.

Citations

Brock, Sebastian P. “Jacob of Serugh: A Select Bibliographical Guide.” In Jacob of Serugh and His Times: Studies in Sixth-Century Syriac Christianity, edited by George Anton Kiraz, 219–244. Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies 8. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2010. Page 239. 

 

Henana [Ḥenana]

Church of the East

ca. 610 CE

GEDSH 194

'Abdisho' bar Brikha attributes homilies to him.

Henanisho' I [Ḥenanisho' I]

Church of the East

ca. 700 CE

GEDSH 194-195

'Abdisho' bar Brikha attributes homilies to him.

Henanisho' II [Ḥenanisho' II]

Church of the East

ca. 780 CE

GEDSH 195 

Homilies

'Abdisho' bar Brikha attributes homilies to him.

Hippolytus of Rome, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 236 CE

CPG 1882.5

GEDSH 198

On the Psalms (Introduction)

CPG 1882.5

Achelis, Hans, ed. Hippolyt's kleinere exegetische und homiletische Scriften. Die griechischen christlichen Schritsteller der ersten Jahrhunderte 1.2. Leipzig, 1897. Pages 127-131

Pitra, Jean-Baptiste-François. Analecta sacra spicilegio solesmensi parata. 7 vols. Paris, 1876-1891. Pages 4:51-54.

Isaac of Amida

N/A ca. 450 CE

GEDSH 212-213

Homilies

One of three Isaacs whose works likely comprise one corpus of writings attributed to Isaac of Antioch. See also Isaac of Antioch and Isaac of Edessa.

Bedjan, Paul, ed. Homiliae S. Isaaci, Syri Antiocheni. Leipzig: Harrassowitz, 1903.

Bickell, Gustav, ed. S. Isaaci Antiocheni, Doctoris Syrorum opera omnia. 2 vols. Giessen, 1873. Volume 1; Volume 2.

On Secular Games in Rome and on the Fall of Rome in 410 to Alaric

Jacob of Edessa in a letter to John of Litarbe says that he composed these homilies (GEDSH)

Guides to Homilies

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "Une clé pour la distinction des écrits des Isaac d'Antioche." Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses 79, no. 4 (2003): 365-402.

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "La distinction des écrits des Isaac d'Antioche: Les oeuvres inédites." Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 57 (2005): 1-46.

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "Les discours à caractère  christologique et leur appartenance aux Isaac (d'Antioche)." Oriens Christianus 89 (2005): 8-42.

Mathews, Edward G., Jr. "A Bibliographical Clavis to the Corpus of Works Attributed to Isaac of Antioch." Hugoye 5, no. 1 (2002): 3-14

Mathews, Edward G., Jr. "The Works Attributed to Isaac of Antioch: A[nother] Preliminary Checklist." Hugoye 6, no. 1 (2003): 51-76.

Websites

Syri.ac lists and provides links to the homilies according to Mathews's checklist here.

Isaac of Antioch

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 450 CE

GEDSH 213

Homilies

One of three Isaacs whose works likely comprise one corpus of writings attributed to Isaac of Amida. See also Isaac of Antioch and Isaac of Edessa.

Bedjan, Paul, ed. Homiliae S. Isaaci, Syri Antiocheni. Leipzig: Harrassowitz, 1903.

Bickell, Gustav, ed. S. Isaaci Antiocheni, Doctoris Syrorum opera omnia. 2 vols. Giessen, 1873. Volume 1Volume 2.

On the Parrot

Esbroeck, Michel Van. "The Memra on the Parrot by Isaac of Antioch." Journal of Theological Studies, n.s., 47, no. 2 (1996): 464-76.

GUIDES TO HOMILIES

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "Une clé pour la distinction des écrits des Isaac d'Antioche." Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses 79, no. 4 (2003): 365-402.

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "La distinction des écrits des Isaac d'Antioche: Les oeuvres inédites." Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 57 (2005): 1-46.

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "Les discours à caractère  christologique et leur appartenance aux Isaac (d'Antioche)." Oriens Christianus 89 (2005): 8-42.

Mathews, Edward G., Jr. "A Bibliographical Clavis to the Corpus of Works Attributed to Isaac of Antioch." Hugoye 5, no. 1 (2002): 3-14

Mathews, Edward G., Jr. "The Works Attributed to Isaac of Antioch: A[nother] Preliminary Checklist." Hugoye 6, no. 1 (2003): 51-76.

Websites

Syri.ac lists and provides links to the homilies according to Mathews's checklist here.

Isaac of Edessa

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 550 CE

GEDSH 213

Homelies

One of three Isaacs whose works likely comprise one corpus of writings attributed to Isaac of Antioch. See also Isaac of Antioch and Isaac of Edessa.

Bedjan, Paul, ed. Homiliae S. Isaaci, Syri Antiocheni.Leipzig: Harrassowitz, 1903.

Bickell, Gustav, ed. S. Isaaci Antiocheni, Doctoris Syrorum opera omnia. 2 vols. Giessen, 1873. Volume 1Volume 2.

Guides to Homilies

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "Une clé pour la distinction des écrits des Isaac d'Antioche." Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses 79, no. 4 (2003): 365-402.

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "La distinction des écrits des Isaac d'Antioche: Les oeuvres inédites." Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 57 (2005): 1-46.

Bou Mansour, Tanios. "Les discours à caractère  christologique et leur appartenance aux Isaac (d'Antioche)." Oriens Christianus 89 (2005): 8-42.

Mathews, Edward G., Jr. "A Bibliographical Clavis to the Corpus of Works Attributed to Isaac of Antioch." Hugoye 5, no. 1 (2002): 3-14

Mathews, Edward G., Jr. "The Works Attributed to Isaac of Antioch: A[nother] Preliminary Checklist." Hugoye 6, no. 1 (2003): 51-76.

Websites

Syri.ac lists and provides links to the homilies according to Mathews's checklist here.

Isho' bar Nun 

Church of the East

ca. 828 CE

GEDSH 215

Consolation Homilies

Molenberg, Corrie. "The Consolation Homilies of Rabban Mar Išo' Bar Nun." In Studia Patristica, Vol. 18.4, edited by Elizabeth A. Livingstone, 18:269-273, 1990.

Jacob Baradaeus 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 578 CE

GEDSH 431-432

BHO 392-393

On the Annunciation

GEDSH notes that this homily is attributed to him, but it is also attributed to Nuḥ the Lebanese

Jacob of Edessa 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 708 CE

GEDSH 432-433

Prose Homilies

GEDSH states that these unpublished homilies are "on the Eucharistic sacrifice, unleavened bread, against Dyophysites, and against transgressors of canon law."

Metrical Homilies

The attribution of two "metrical homilies, on the Trinity and Incarnation, and on Faith against the Church of the East" is disputed (GEDSH)

Jacob of Serugh 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 521 CE

GEDSH 433-435

BHO 413-414

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Jacob of Serugh listed below, please click here.

Jacob’s corpus of homilies is the largest in the Syriac tradition. Akhrass (2015) identifies over four hundred. There are nearly two hundred modern editions and translations of his works. I am engaged on another project to make a full listing of these, along with detailed information about their presence in manuscripts. Here I have listed only the largest collections and some critical editions. 

Metrical Homilies
Prose Homilies

 

Guide to Manuscripts

Vööbus, Arthur. Handschriftliches Überlieferung der Mēmrē-Dichtung des Ja'qōb von Serūg. 4 vols. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 344-345, 421-422, Subsidia 39-40, 60-61. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1973-1980.

Guides to Homilies

Akhrass, Roger-Youssef. "A List of Homilies of Mar Jacob of Serugh." Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Journal 53 (2015): 87-161. [Available at academia.edu]

Brock, Sebastian P. "The Published Verse Homilies of Isaac of Antioch, Jacob of Serugh, and Narsai: Index of Incipits." Journal of Semitic Studies 32, no. 2 (1987): 279-313.

Bedjan, Paul, and Sebastian P. Brock, eds. Homilies of Mar Jacob of Sarug. 6 vols. Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2006. Pages 6:373-411.

Websites

Syri.ac has a list of his homilies according to the Bedjan volumes with links to individual homilies here.

John Chrysostom, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 407 CE

CPG 4318, 4324, 4327, 4330, 4334, 4336, 4338, 4342, 4369, 4400, 4424-4425, 4427, 4429, 4431-4435, 4438-4440, 4460, 4464; CPG Suppl. 4336, 4338, 4409, 4413, 4424-4425, 4427, 4429

GEDSH 229-230

BHO 506-508

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by John Chrysostom listed below, please click here.

On the Incomprehensibility of the Divine Nature, Homilies 1-5
Against the Anomoeans, Homilies 1-11
Against the Jews, Orations 1-8
To the People of Antioch, Homily 1
On the Nativity
On the Baptism of Christ
On the Betrayal of Judas, Homily 1
On the Cross and the Robber, Homily 1
On the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ
On "Pater, If it is Possible" (Matthew 26:39; Mark 14:36; Luke 22:42)
On Genesis
That No One is Hurt Except by Himself
On Psalms (Fragments)
On Matthew
On 1 Corinthians
On John
On Romans 
On 2 Corinthians
On Ephesians
On Philippians
On Colossians
On 1 Thessalonians
On 2 Thessalonians 
On Titus
On Philemon
On Hebrews
Catechetical Homilies (First Series), Homily 1
Catechetical Homilies (Second Series), Homily 2
 

John IV of Constantinople

Chalcedonian

ca. 595 CE

CPG 7555

Homily on Repentance, Continence, and Virginity

CPG 7555

Budge, E.A. Wallis. Coptic Homilies in the Dialect of Upper Egypt. London: British Museum, 1910. Pages 289-338; 339-379.

 

John of Dalyatha 

Church of the East

ca. 750 CE

GEDSH 441-442

BHO 510

Homilies

Khayyat, Nadira, ed. Jean de Dalyatha: Les Homélies I-XV. Translated by Nadira Khayyat. Sources Syriaques 2. Antélias, Lebanon: Centre d'Études et de Recherches Orientales; Université Antonine, UPA, 2007.

John of Mosul 

Church of the East

ca. 1,270 CE

GEDSH 442-443

Book of Beautiful Living

Deppe, Klaus, ed. Kohelet in der syrischen Dichtung: Drei Gedichte über das Kohelet-Buch von Afrēm, Jakob von Sarug und Johannes von Mossul. Translated by Klaus Deppe. Göttinger Orientforshcungen, Syriaca 6. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1975.

Millos, Eliya Yoḥannan. Directorium spirituale ex libris sapientialibus. Rome, 1868.

Strothmann, Werner, ed. Johannes von Mossul: Bar Sira. Translated by Werner Strothmann. Göttinger Orientforschungen 19. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1979.

 

John of the Sedre 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 648 CE

GEDSH 447

On the Consecration of the Holy Myron

GEDSH notes that this homily is attributed to him.

Khamis Bar Qardaḥe 

Church of the East

ca. 1,300 CE

GEDSH 242-243

Homilies

Ḥadbšabbā Šlīmūn Īš'ā. Khamis bar Qardaḥe: Memre w-mušḥāt. Prīsātā da-Nṣībīn 2. Nūhadrā, Iraq, 2002.

On the Letters of the Alphabet

Kyriakos of Tagrit 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 817 CE

GEDSH 347-348

Homilies

Rücker, Adolf. "Das dritte Buch der Mēmrē der Kyriakos von Antiochien und seine Väterzitate." Oriens Christianus, 3rd series, 9 (1934): 107-115.

Vööbus, Arthur. "Die Entdeckung der Memre des Qyriaqos von Antiochien." Ostkirchliche Studien 25 (1976): 193-195.

Ma'ne, Metropolitan of Fars

Church of the East

ca. 470 CE

GEDSH 411 (under "Thomas Christians")

Homilies

(Middle Persian)

According to GEDSH, he "is said to have composed madrāšē, mēmrē, and 'enyānē in (Middle) Persian for liturgical use and sent these books 'to the islands of the sea and to India'."

Macarius of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 390 CE

CPG 2402.1, 2402.1 Suppl., 2421

GEDSH 253-254

 

Three Homilies

CPG 2402.1, 2402.1 Suppl., 2421

Strothmann, Werner, ed. Die syrische Überlieferung der Schriften des Makarios. 2 vols. Göttinger Orientforschungen 21. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1981. Pages 1:132-193; 2:129-162.

Marcian of Bethlehem

N/A ca. 492 CE

CPG 5542

On Fasting

CPG 5542

Lebon, Joseph, and Albert Van Roey. Le moine saint Marcien. Spicilegium Sacrum Lovaniense 36. Leuven: Peeters, 1968. Pages 193-196, 247-250.

 

Marutha of Maypherqaṭ

N/A ca. 410 CE

GEDSH 273

On New Sunday

Kmosko, Michael. "Analecta Syriaca e codicibus Musei Britannici excerpta, III. Homilia in 'Dominicam novam' Mârîθae adscripta." Oriens Christianus 3, no. 2 (1903): 384-415. Kmosko attributes this to Marutha of Maypherqaṭ, but it is also attributed to Marutha of Tagrit.

Marutha of Tagrit 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 649 CE

GEDSH 273-274

BHO 719

On the Blessings of the Waters at Epiphany

Brock, Sebastian P. "The Homily by Marutha of Tagrit on the Blessing of the Waters at Epiphany." Oriens Christianus 66 (1982): 51-74.

On New Sunday

Kmosko, Michael. "Analecta Syriaca e codicibus Musei Britannici excerpta, III. Homilia in 'Dominicam novam' Mârûθae adscripta." Oriens Christianus 2, no. 2 (1903): 384-415. Kmosko attributes this to Marutha of Maypherqaṭ, but it is also attributed to Marutha of Tagrit.

Melito of Sardis, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 190 CE
On the Passover

CPG 1092

Pitra, Jean-Baptiste-François. Analecta sacra spicilegio soesmensi parata. 7 vols. Paris, 1876-1891. Pages 4:199-200 [Syriac], 433 [LT].

Rucker, Ignaz, ed. Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562). Sitzungsberichte der Bayerishcen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Philosophisch-historische Abteilung 5. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1933. Pages 67-73.

Citations

CPG 1092

Mushe Bar Kipho 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 903 CE

GEDSH 300

BHO 779-780

Book of Homilies Consisting of Commentaries on Feasts of the Ecclesiastical Year (GEDSH)

Narsai 

Church of the East

ca. 500 CE

GEDSH 303-304

Homilies

Allgeier, Arthur. "Der König und die Königen des 44. (45.) Psalmes im Lichte des N. Test. und der altschristlichen Auslegung: Ein Beitrag zur Begriffsgeshcichte der Sponsa Christi." Der Katholik 19, no. 4 (1917): 145-173.

Frishman, Judith. "The ways and Means of the Divine Economy an Edition, Translation, and Study of Six Biblical Homilies by Narsai." Ph.D. diss., Rijjksuniversiteit te Leiden, 1992.

Gignoux, Philippe, ed. Homélies de Narsaï sur la création. Translated by Philippe Gignoux. Patrologia Orientalis 162 (34.3-4). Turnhout: Brepols, 1968.

Homilies of Mar Narsai. San Francisco: Patriarchal Press, 1970. Volume 1; Volume 2.

Martin, F. "Homélie de Narses sur les trois docteurs nestoriens." Journal Asiatique 9.14 (1900): 446-492; 9.15 (1900): 469-525.

McLeod, Frederick G., ed. Narsai's Metrical Homilies on the Nativity, Epiphany, Passion, Resurrection and Ascension. Translated by Frederick G. McLeod. Patrologia Orientalis 182 (40.1). Turnhout: Brepols, 1979.

Mingana, Alphonse. Narsai Homiliae et carmina. 2 vols. Mosul: Typis Fratrum praedicatorum, 1905. Volume 1; Volume 2.

Siman, Emmanuel Pataq, ed. Cinq homélies sur les paraboles évangéliques. Translated by Emmanuel Pataq Siman. Paris: Cariscript, 1984.

Guide to Manuscripts

Macomber, William F. "The Manuscripts of the Metrical Homilies of Narsai." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 39 (1973): 275-306.

Guide to Homilies

Brock, Sebastian P. "A Guide to Narsai's Homilies." Hugoye 12, no. 1 (2009): 21-40.

Brock, Sebastian P. "The Published Verse Homilies of Isaac of Antioch, Jacob of Serugh, and Narsai: Index of Incipits." Journal of Semitic Studies 32, no. 2 (1987): 279-313.

Websites

Syri.ac has a list of his homilies organized according to the volumes published by Patriarchal Press, aditional homilies in Mingana and links to individual homliies here.

The Center for the Preservation of Anctient Religious Texts has a Clavis to his homilies here.

 

Nestorius of Constantinople, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 400 CE

CPG 5691, 5694-5699, 5701, 5701 Suppl., 5706-5712, 5712 Suppl., 5713-5719, 5731-5735

GEDSH 306-307

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Nestorius of Constantinople listed below, please click here.

Homilies 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 17-30
On the Pharisee
On Epiphany
On the Ascension
On the Divine Incarnation
On Saint Thecla

Noah of Lebanon 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,509 CE

GEDSH 313-314

Homilies

Dolabani, Yuḥanon. Kthobo d-mušhoto d-pateryarkho nuh lebnonoyo. Mardin, 1956.

GEDSH notes that these homilies discuss the following subjects: "ascetical, theological, and philosophical; injustice committed by Huns and Kurds; an elegy on his teacher Tumo."

Pantoleon, Presbyter of Byzantium, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 650 CE

CPG 7915 Suppl.

On the Exaltation of the Cross

CPG 7915 Suppl.

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Pour une interprétation de la structure de l'homéliaire syriaque: Ms. British Library Add. 12165." Ecclesia Oriens 3 (1986): 121-146. Page 132-133.

Philoxenos of Mabbug 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 523 CE

GEDSH 332-333

Homilies

It is unclear to me whether either of the following two citations are homilies. But they bear the name of the memre.

Homilies Against Habib

Brière, Maurice, and François Graffin, eds. Sancti Philoxeni Episcopi Mabbugensis Dissertationes decem de uno e sancta Trinitate incorporato et passo. Translated by Maurice Brière and François Graffin. 5 vols. Patrologia Orientalis 75 (15.4), 176 (38.3), 181 (39.4), 183 (40.2), 186 (41.1). Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1920-1982.

Ascetical Homilies

Budge, E.A. Wallis, ed. The Discourses of Philoxenus: Bishop of Mabbôgh, A.D. 485-519. London, 1894. Volume 1 (Syriac); Volume 2 (ET and Commentary)

Kitchen, Robert A., trans. The Discourses of Philoxenos of Mabbug: A New Translation and Introduction. Cistercian Studies 235. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2013.

Guides to Homilies

Michelson, David Allen. "A Bibliographic Clavis to the Works of Philoxenos of Mabbug." Hugoye 13, no. 2 (2010): 273-338.

Proclus of Constantinople, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 447 CE

GEDSH 340-341

CPG 5800, 5803-5804, 5809, 5812, 5816, 5822, 5824, 5829, 5836; CPG Suppl. 5800, 5816, 5822-5823

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Proclus of Constantinople listed below, please click here.

Homilies 1, 3, 5, 10, 13, 17, 23-25, 30, 37
 

GEDSH also notes that Homilies 3, 10, and 13 appear in Syriac but have not yet been edited.

Pseudo-Amphilochius of Iconium, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 3252

Encomium of Saint Basil the Great

CPG 3252

Bedjan, Paul, ed. Acta martyrum et sanctorum. 7 vols. Paris: Harrassowitz, 1890-1897. Pages 6:297-335.

Zetterstéen, K. V. "Eine Homilie des Amphilochius von Iconium über Basilius von Caesarea." In Festschrift Eduard Sachau zum siebzigsten Geburtstage gewidmet von Freunden und Schülern, editeb by Gotthold Weil, 223-247. Berlin: G. Reimer, 1915.

Pseudo-Athanasius of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 2239, 2247

On the Passion and Cross of the Lord

CPG 2247

Thomson, Robert W., ed. Athanasiana Syriaca. Translated by Robert W. Thomson. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 257-258, 272-273, 324-325, 386-387, Scriptores Syri 114-115, 118-119, 142-143, 167-168. Leuven: Secrétariat du CorpusSCO, 1965-1977. Pages:  CSCO 324, SS 142:89-138, CSCO 325, SS 143:61-96, 107-112.

On the Song of Songs

CPG 2239

Tetz, Martin. "Zur Edition der dogmatischen Scriften des Athanasius von Alexandrien." Zeitschrift für Kirchengeschichte 67 (1955-1956): 1-28. Page 21-22 lists the Syriac fragments.

Pseudo-Basil of Caesarea, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 2928

Abbreviations for Pseudo-Basil:

Brock = Brock, Sebastian P. "Basil's Homily on Deut. xv 9: Some Remarks on the Syriac Manuscript Tradition." In Texte und Textkritik: Eine Aufsatzsammlung, edited by Jürgen Dummer, 57-66. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der Altchristlichen Literatur 133. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1987.

Fedwick = Fedwick, Paul Jonathan. Bibliotheca Basiliana Universalis: A Study of the Manuscript Tradition of the Works of Basil of Caesarea. 5 vols. Turnhout: Brepols. 1993-2004.

On Psalms

CPG 2910 Suppl. 

Fedwick 2.2:1040

On the Holy Birth of Christ

CPG 2913, 2913 Suppl.

Fedwick 2.2:1056

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaques de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 403, No. 5.

Against Those who Say that there are Three Gods

CPG 2914 Suppl. 

Brock 61.

Fedwick 2.2:1125.

On Fasting 3

CPG 2928

Brock 61 

Fedwick 2.2:1185, 1290

 

Pseudo-Clement, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 1015.4 Suppl.

GEDSH 100-101

Pseudo-Clementine Homilies

Homilies 10-14: Frankenberg, Wilhelm, ed. Die syrischen Clementinen mit griechischem Paralleltext; eine Vorarbeit zu dem literargeschichtlichen Problem der Sammlung. Leipzig: Hinrichs, 1937.

Pseudo-Epiphanius of Salamis, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 3768, 3771, 3771 Suppl., 3774, 3777

On the Burial of the Divine Body

CPG 3768

London, British Library, Add. 14612, fol. 165v

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaque de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 420, No. 37.

In Praise of Mary, the Mother of God

CPG 3771, 3771 Suppl. 

London, British Library, Add. 12162, fol. 227v-230r

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Le caractère composite de l'homélie syriaque sur la Théotokos attribuée à Épiphane de Chypre." Marianum 47 (1985): 507-516.

On the Hypapante

CPG 3774

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "L'homéliaire du Vatican Syriaque 253: Essai de reconstitution." Le Muséon 81 (1968): 297-349. Pages 327-328.

Pseudo-Eusebius of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 5525, 5528

On Sunday (Homily 16)

CPG 5525

Buytaert, Éligius M. L'héritage littéraire d'Eusèbe d'Émèse: Étude critique et historique, textes. Bibliothèque du Muséon 24. Leuven: Bureaux du Muséon, 1949. Pages 163*-169*.

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaques de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 410, No. 37.

On the Ascension of the Lord (Homily 19)

CPG 5528

Rome, Vatican Library, Sir. 369, fol. 138r-139v

Pseudo-Gregory of Nyssa, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

GEDSH 182

On Poverty

Parmentier, Martien F. G. "Pseudo-Gregory of Nyssa's Homily on Poverty." Aram 5 (1993): 401-26.

GEDSH states that this homily does not belong to Gregory but is part of Philoxenos of Mabbug's Discourse 9.

Pseudo-Hippolytus of Rome, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 1917, 1917 Suppl., 1925

GEDSH 198

On Epiphany

Brock, Sebastian. "Some New Syriac Texts Attributed to Hippolytus." Le Muséon 94 (1981): 177-200.

Pitra, Jean-Baptiste-François. Analecta sacra spicilegio solesmensi parata. 7 vols. Paris, 1876-1891. Pages 4:57-61, 326-329.

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Pour une interprétation de la structure de l'homéliaire syriaque: Ms. British Library Add. 12165.Ecclesia Oriens 3 (1986): 121-146. Page 127.

On the Passion

Achelis, Hans, ed. Hippolyt's kleinere exegetische und homiletische Scriften. Die griechischen christlichen Schriftsteller der ersten Jahrhunderte 1.2. Leipzig, 1897. Pages 127-131

Pitra, Jean-Baptiste-François. Analecta sacra spicilegio solesmensi parata. 7 vols. Paris, 1876-1891. Pages 4:55-56.

Pseudo-John Chrysostom, Translation from Greek

 

N/A Unknown

CPG 4522, 4525, 4543, 4545, 4547, 4560, 4574, 4577-4578, 4580, 4588, 4590, 4618, 4650, 4654, 4658, 4662, 4667, 4689, 4728, 5140.1-6; CPG Suppl. 4519, 4525, 4531-4532, 4536, 4543, 4547, 4549, 4577-4578, 4580, 4654, 4658, 4726, 5140.2-3, 5140.7-11, 5145.1-13

GEDSH 96 (under "Christian Palestinian Aramaic")

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Pseudo-John Chrysostom listed below, please click here.

On the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin
On the Theophany or the Baptism of Christ
On the Venerable Cross
On the Ascension, Homily 2
On the Ascension, Homily 3
On Pentecost, Homily 1
On Psalm 38:7
On Psalm 50, Homily 2
On the Turtle-Dove or On the Church
On the canaanite Woman
On the Nativity of Christ
On Thomas the Apostle
On the Calling of Matthew
On the Prodigal Son (Syriac and Christian Palestinian Aramaic)
On the Dance of Herodias
On the Ten Virgins
On the Parable of the Fig Tree
On Lazarus and Riches
On the Nativity of Christ
On Mercy
On "Father, If it is Possible"
On Zaccheus
On Fasting
On Fasting
On the New Sunday and On the Apostle Thomas
On the Birth of the Lord and on Mary the Mother
On the Cross and the Robber
On the Temptations of Our Lord and On the Incarnation
On the Night of the Preparation
On the Week of the Passion
Praise of the Egyptian Fathers
On Pentecost
On "A Man had Two Sons" (Matthew 21:28) and On Mercy
On Palm Sunday
On the Last Sabbath of the Forty Days
On the Sinful Woman
On the Beginning of Fasting
On Holy Fasting
On Holy Fasting and on Penitence
On the Middle of the Fast of Forty Days
On Psalm 100
On the Rich Man whose Field Yielded Abundant Fruits (Luke 12:16)
On the End of the Fast and on Penitence
On the Sabbath and of the Annunciation
Admonition: Whosoever Flees Adultery
Without Title
On the Holy Martyrs and Confessors
Do not Mourn for the Dead nor Offer for those who have Passed
On the Sunday of the Resurrection
On the Annunciation to Zacharias

 

 

Pseudo-Marcian the Monk, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 3888, 3888 Suppl.

Exhortation on the Faith of the Church

CPG 3888, 3888 Suppl.

Lebon, Joseph, and Albert Van Roey. Le moine saint Marcien. Spicilegium Sacrum Lovaniense 36. Leuven: Peeters, 1968. Pages 175-181, 229-235.

Van Roey, Albert. "Remarques sur le moine Marcien." Studia Patristica 12 (1975): 160-177. Pages 172-177 are on the inauthenticity of this homily.

Pseudo-Narsai

Church of the East

Unknown
Homilies on Joseph

Bedjan, Paul, ed. Liber Superiorum seu historia monastica, Liber fundatorum monasteriorum in regno Persarum et Arabum, Homiliae Mar-Narsetis in Joseph, Documenta Patrum de quibusdam verae fidei dogmatibus. Paris: Harrassowitz, 1901. Pages 521-629.

Pseudo-Theophilus of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

N/A Unknown

CPG 2628

On the Church of the Holy Family on Mount Qusquam

CPG 2628

Guidi, Michelangelo. "La omelia di Teofilo di Alessandria sul Monte Coscam nelle letterature orientali." Rendiconti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, Classe di Scienze morali, storiche e filologiche 5th ser., 26 (1917): 381-469; 30 (1922): 274-309. Syriac Text on Pages 26:391-440; Italian Translation on Pages 30:274-309.

Mingana, Alphonse. "Woodbrooke Studies: Christian Documents in Syriac, Arabic, and Garshūni, Edited and Translated with a Critical Apparatus: Fasciculus 5: Vision of Theophilus Or the Book of the Flight of the Holy Family into Egypt." Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester 13, no. 2 (1929): 383-474. Syriac Text and English Translation [PDF Available Here].

Nau, François. "La version syriaque de la vision de Théophile sur le séjour de la vierge en Égypte." Revue de l'Orient Chrétien 15 (1910): 125-132. Analysis and Partial French Translation.

Rabbula of Edessa

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 436 CE

GEDSH 348

BHO 1023

CPG 6496

Homily Delivered in Constantinople

CPG 6496

Bickell, Gustav, trans. Ausgewähte Schriften der syrischen Kirchenväter Aphraates, Rabulas, und Isaak v. NiniveBibliothek der Kirchenväter. Kempten, 1874. Pages 238-244.

Overbeck, Julian Joseph, ed. S. Ephraemi Syri, Rabulae episcopi Edesseni, Balaei aliorumque opera selecta. Oxford, 1865. Pages 239-244.

Homily against Meals for the Dead

CPG 6947

Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Or. 62

Assemani, Stephen Evodius. Bibliothecae Mediceae Laurentianae et Palatinae codicum mms Orientalium catalogus. Florence, 1742. Page 107.

Baumstark, Anton. Geschichte der syrischen Literatur, mit Ausschluss der christlich- palästinensischen Texte. Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Webers Verlag, 1922. Page 72n11

Sa'id bar Sabuni 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,095 CE
Panegyric on Jacob of Serugh

Krüger, Paul. "Ein zweiter anonymer memra über Jakob von Serugh." Oriens Christianus 56 (1972): 112-149.

Citations

Brock, Sebastian P. "Jacob of Serugh: A Select Bibliographical Guide." In Jacob of Serugh and His Times: Studies in Sixth-Century Syriac Christianity, edited by George Anton Kiraz, 219-244. Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies 8. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2010. Page 239.

Sargis Bar Waḥle 

Church of the East

ca. 1,500 CE

GEDSH 359

On Rabban Hormizd

Budge, E.A. Wallis. The Histories of Rabban Hôrmîzd the Persian and Rabban Bar-'Idtâ. Vol. 1, 2.1, 2.2. London: Luzac and co., 1902.

Budge, E.A. Wallis. The Life of Rabban Hôrmîzd and the foundation of his Monastery at al-ḳôsh: A Metrical discourse by Waḥlê, surnamed Sergius of Âdhôrbâijaân. Semitistische Studien: Ergänzungshefted zur Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 2-3. Berlin, 1894.

Serapion of Thmuis, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 362 CE

CPG 2490 Suppl.

 
On Virginity

CPG 2490 Suppl.

Fitschen, Klaus. Serapion von Thmuis: Echte und unechte Schriften sowie die Zeugnisse des Athanasius und anderer. Patristische Texte und Studien 37. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1992. Pages 69-70.

Severian of Gabala, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 430 CE

CPG 4212, 4260, 4260 Suppl., 4295

On the Theophany

CPG 4212

Sauget, Joseph-Marie. "Deux homéliaires Syriaques de la Bibliothèque vaticane." Orientalia Christiana Periodica 27 (1961): 387-424. Page 403, No. 6; Page 415, No. 7.

On the Nativity

CPG 4260, 4260 Suppl.

It is unclear whether this homily is spurious

Breydy, Michel, ed. Jean Maron: Exposé de la foi et autres opuscules. Translated by Michel Breydy. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 497-498, Scriptores Syri 209-210. Leuven: Secrétairat du Corpus SCO, 1988. Pages CSCO 497, SS 209:68-69; CSCO 498, SS 210:30-31.

Moss, Cyril. "Proclus of Constantinople: Homily on the Nativity." Le Muséon 42 (1929): 61-73.

On "I Confess You, Father, Lord of Heaven and Earth" (Matthew 11:25)

CPG 4295.17a

Lebon, Joseph, ed. Severi Antiocheni: Liber contra impium Grammaticum. Translated by Joseph Lebon. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 93-94, 101-102, 111-112, Scriptores Syri 45-46, 50-51, 58-59. Leuven: L. Durbecq, 1929-1952. Pages CSCO 102, SS 46:237.

On Habakkuk

Draguet, René. Julien d'Halicarnasse et sa controverse avec Sévère d'Antioche sur l'incorruptibilité du corps du Christ: Étude d'histoire littéraire et doctrinale. Leuven P. Smeesters, 1924. Pages 37, 73. [PDF Available Here]

Lebon, Joseph, ed. Severi Antiocheni: Liber contra impium Grammaticum. Translated by Joseph Lebon. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 93-94, 101-102, 111-112, Scriptores Syri 45-46, 50-51, 58-59. Leuven: L. Durbecq, 1929-1952. Pages CSCO 102, SS 46:237-238.

 

Severus of Antioch, Translation from Greek

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 538 CE

GEDSH 368-369

CPG 7035

BHO 1060-1064

For bibliography and further information on the homilies by Severus of Antioch listed below, please click here.

Cathedral Homilies: Homilies 1-102, 104-125
Sermon after he became Patriarch
Recension: On the Holy Great Lent
 
 
Guide to Homilies

Alpi, Frédéric. La route royale: Sévère d'Antioche et les églises d'Orient (512-518). 2 vols. Bibliothèque archéologique et historique 188. Beirut: Institut français du Proche-Orient, 2009. Pages 1:188-193.

Shahdost 

Church of the East

ca. 700 CE

GEDSH 370

'Abdisho' bar Brikha attributes homilies to him.

Shem'un d-Ṭaybutheh 

Church of the East

ca. 650 CE

GEDSH 375

On the Consecration of the Cell

Louf, André. "Syméon de Taibuteh: Discours sur la cellule." Collectanea Cisterciana 64 (2002): 34-55.

Shem'un II, Basileios 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,740 CE

GEDSH 375-376

Homilies

Çiçek, Julius Yeshu, ed. Tenḥātā d-Ṭur abdīn: Mēmrē w-mūšḥātā dat-ābāhātā w-amūrē d-Ṭur abdīn sīmīn. Holland: Bar Ebroyo Press, 1987.

Shem'un of Edessa

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 550 CE

GEDSH 377

On Daniel

Frenz, A.K., trans. Der Daniel-Memra des Simeon von Edessa. Heiligenkreuzer Studien 1. Heiligenkreuz: Heiligenkreuzer Verlag, 1980.

Köbert, R. "Zur Daniel-Abhandlung des Simeon von Edessa." Biblica 63 (1982): 63-78.

Shubhalmaran [Šubḥalmaran] of Beth Seloq/Kirkuk 

Church of the East

ca. 620 CE

GEDSH 378-379

The Book of Gifts, Part 6

Binder, Matthias. Asket und Eschaton: das Endzeitbuch des Šubhālmāran von Kirkuk. Göttinger Orientforschungen, Syriaca 44. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2013. See pages 226-227 for an argument that part of this work is a homily.

Lane, David J. ed. Šubḥalmaran: The Book of Gifts. Translated by David J. Lane. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 612-613, Scriptores Syri 236-237. Leuven: Peeters, 2004.

Matthias Binder kindly brought my attention to this homiliy.

Theodore of Mopsuestia, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 428 CE

CPG 3852, 3852 Suppl.

GEDSH 401-402

Cathechetical Homilies

CPG 3852, 3852 Suppl.

Bruns, Peter, trans. Theodor von Mopsuestia: Katechetische Homilien. 2 vols. Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1994-1995.

Mingana, Alphonse. Woodbrooke Studies: Christian Documents in Syriac, Arabic, and Garshūni, Edited and Translated with a Critical Apparatus, vol. 5, Commentary of Theodore of Mopsuestia on the Nicene Creed. Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons, 1932.

Mingana, Alphonse. Woodbrooke Studies: Christian Documents in Syriac, Arabic, and Garshūni, Edited and Translated with a Critical Apparatus, vol. 6, Commentary of Theodore of Mopsuestia on the Lord's Prayer and on the Sacraments of Baptism and the Eucharist. Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons, 1933. [PDF Available Here]

Reinink, Gerrit J. "The Quotations from the Lost Works of Theodoret of Cyrus and Theodore of Mopsuestia in an Unpublished East Syrian Work on Christology." Studia Patristica 33 (1997): 562-567. Page 564.

Tonneau, Raymond-M., and Robert Devresse, eds. Les homélies catéchétiques de Théodore de Mopsueste. Translated by Ramond-M. Tonneau and Robert Devresse. Studi e Testi 145. Vatican City: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1949.

Theodosios 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 896 CE

GEDSH 406-407

Homily for Lent (Arabic)

GEDSH notes that he produced a homily for lent in Arabic.

Theodotus of Ancyra, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 400 CE

GEDSH 409

 
On the Nativity

CPG 6125

Quotations of this work appear in the writings of Severos of Antioch. See the following volumes of the Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium: CSCO 94:226-228; CSCO 112:92, 102, 248-249; CSCO 120:25.

Theophilus of Alexandria, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 412 CE

CPG 2618

On Death and on Judgment

CPG 2618

Brière, Maurice. "Une homélie inédite de Théophile d'Alexandrie." Revue de l'Orient Chrétien 18 (1913): 79-83.

Timothy of Gargar

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,143 CE
Citations

Baumstark, 191.

CPART

On the Departure of Mary, Bearer of God

Catalogued Manuscripts:

Birmingham Mingana Syriac 5, fol. 101r-116r. Manuscript

Birmingham, Mingana Syriac 48, fol. 80r-87r. Catalogue

Birmingham, Mingana Syriac 400, leaves used for binding. Catalogue

Mardin, Church of the Forty Martyrs, Syr. 130, p. 382-390. Go here and type "Mardin, 130" in the search bar. Choose the first entry.

Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, Syr. 177, fol. 101v-110r. Catalogue

Rome, Vatican Borgia Syriac 128, 104b-111r. Manuscript

Uncatalogued Manuscripts:

Charfet, Rahmani, 274

Mardin, Deir Zafaran, 114

Mosul, Mar Toma Church, 4

Pampakuda, Konat, 52

On the Egyptian Fathers Macarius, John, Bishoi, Maximus, and Domitius

Birmingham, Mingana Syriac 83, fol. 55v-105v. Catalogue

Titus of Bostra, Translation from Greek

N/A ca. 378 CE

CPG 3578

On Epiphany

CPG 3578

Buchinger, Harald. "Die vielleicht älteste erhaltene Predigt auf das Epiphaniefest: Vier syrische Fragmente des Titus von Bostra (CPG 3578)." In ΣΥΝΑΞΙΣ ΚΑΘΟΛΙΚΗ: Beiträge zu Gottesdienst und Geschichte der fünf altkirchlichen Patriarchate für Heinzgerd Brakmann zum 70. Geburtstag., edited by Diliana Atanassova and Heinzgerd Brakmann, 65-86. Orientalia - patristica - oecumenica 6. Vienna: Lit Verlag, 2014.

Rucker, Ignaz, ed. Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562). Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Philosophisch-historische Abteliung 5. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1993. Pages 82-87, Nos. 82-85.

Unidentified Turfan Text

N/A Unknown

GEDSH 420-421

Homily on the Three periods of the Solitary Life (Sogdian)

GEDSH notes that this homily exists in Sogdian

Yawsep II 

Chaldean

ca. 1,713 CE

GEDSH 435-436

On Spiritual Exile
 

Yuḥanon Bar Ma'dani 

Syrian Orthodox

ca. 1,263 CE

GEDSH 444

Liturgical and Moral Homilies (Arabic)

Dolabani, Yuḥanon. Mimre w-mušhoto d-simin l-Mor Yuḥanon bar Ma'dani, Patryarko d-Antyokyā, 1929.

GEDSH notes that "[t]here is some uncertainty whether these are (partly) based on an earlier Syriac original."