Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 53 (SMMJ 00053)

See entry at CPART and in Macomber (St. Mark's Convent, Jerusalem 3-1; SMC 3-1); Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994).

  • f. 1r-247v Syrian Orthodox Lectionary Readings for feasts (Fenqīthō for the holy places of Jerusalem)
    • f. 1r Contents
    • f. 1v-38r Order of (services celebrated on the feast of the Nativity in) Bethlehem. Includes Biblical lections, sedros, prayers and four homilies by Mar Ishaq
    • f. 39r-63r Order of the feast of Epiphany. Two homilies of Mar Ishaq: On those being baptized, and on Baptism
    • f. 63r-80r Part of the order of Palm Sunday. Includes homily of St. Ephrem
    • f. 80r-97r Order of Monday of the redemptive Passion
    • f. 97r-122r Homilies of St. Ephrem for Monday to Thursday of the Passion
      • f. 97v-102v Monday
      • f. 102v-112r Tuesday
      • f. 112r-118r Wednesday
      • f. 118r-122r Thursday of the Mysteries
    • f. 122r-126r Order of the ninth hour of the Thursday of the Mysteries
    • f. 126v-135v Order of the (foot-)washing that comes at the ninth hour of the Thursday of the Mysteries. Includes a Homily of Mar Ishaq on the Mass
    • f. 135v-157v Order of vespers for Friday. Includes a homily of Mar Ephrem
    • f. 157v-166r Ninth hour of Friday. Adoration of the Cross.
    • f. 166r-197v Order of the Saturday of Good News. Includes Homily of Mar Jacob on the cherub and the brigand
    • f. 179v-184r Order of the Saturday of Good News.
    • f. 184r-186v Order of the service of forgiveness which is performed after the office of the ninth hour and before the mass
    • f. 186r-219v Order of the Sunday of the redemptive Resurrection. Includes two homilies of Mar Ephrem
    • f. 219v-235v The Order of the Annunciation, celebrated wherever Cyril and the restor of the lectors wish
    • f. 235v-247v Order of the Assumption of the holy Mother of God. Includes a homily of Mar Jacob on the Assumption of the Mother of God
Manuscript Name: 
SMMJ 00053
Approximate Date: 
1413 CE
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