Doctrine of Addai

Harvard MS Syr 93

Catalog Entry

  • A collection of short works including a "Gospel of the Twelve Apostles" (ff. 47r-51v)
  • Apocalypses of Simon Kepha, James, John the little (51v-57v)
  • A fragment of the Doctrina Addai (57v)
  • Various responsa and canons (1r-46v, 59r ff.) including replies of Jacob of Edessa.

Vat. sir. 596

  • Binding
  • 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
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