Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 642 (S.4.23)
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: S. Ephraim Syrus, Index to Fifty Homilies.
S. Ephraim Syrus First Homily, A Letter to the Monk John on Patience.
S. Ephraim Syrus Fourth Homily, On Repentance.
S. Ephraim Syrus Fifth Homily, On Hermit Life.
Remarks: The outside pages of the first quire, and the first four folios of the second, are blank.
The insides of the boards have portions of an illuminated early printed work (?on Canon Law) attached to them. On the former of these is a number: (926).
On the verso of the first folio in an early XVIII. Cent. hand: Index Homiliarum | S. Ephraimi Syri, & Fragmenta | quĉdam ex illis [under this in pencil] Revelation | in Arabic.
[Formerly S.5.1]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper (?Venetian, glazed), 10½ x 7 3/4, ff. 26, beautifully written in single cols. of 21 lines, each 7½ x 4, rubrics, rubricated headlines, etc., partial foliation (I-II).
Binding: Pasteboards, quarter-bound calf, marbled-paper sides, rough edges
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 521.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Ephrem the Syrian, Saint 303-373
Ephraem Syrus.
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