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Manuscript Name / Shelf Mark / Project Number Approximate Date Language The main body text Link to Digitized Manuscript
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 157 (SMMJ 00157) 1,865 CE Arabic, Garshuni, Syriac

Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994).

  • fol. 2v-83v Jacob of Serugh, Homily on the prophets and the devastation of Jerusalem (Syriac)
  • fol. 83v-89v Jacob of Serugh, Homily on the departed (Syriac)
  • fol. 90r-103r Gregory Nazianzus, On the soul's departure from the body (Garshuni)
  • fol. 103r-113v Homily on sinners attributed to the prophet Elijah (Garshuni)
  • fol. 113v-118r Short prayers (Garshuni)
  • fol. 118r-121r Bihnam Hadlōyō, Acrostic homily on ths oul's remorse (Syriac)
  • fol. 121r-123r Jacob of Serugh, Homily on the love of the world (Syriac)
  • fol. 124r-127r Unidentified text (Arabic)