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Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in Za‘faran Monastery


By Yuhanna Dolabani; Edited with an Introduction by Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim
This book is a reproduction of Philoxenos Dolabani’s handwritten catalog of the manuscripts contained at Dayr al-Za‘faran. Dolabani was one of the greatest scholars of Syriac in the twentieth century and he made the catalogue while still a monk. This work, two volumes combined under one cover, is an important resource for all interested in Syriac and Christian Arabic.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-252-9
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Nov 6,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 816
Languages: Arabic, Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-60724-252-9
$283.00
$169.80

Dayr al-Za‘faran, located in southeastern Turkey, was the seat of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch from the thirteenth century until 1933 and this book is a reproduction of Philoxenos Dolabani’s handwritten catalog of the manuscripts contained there. Dolabani was one of the greatest scholars of Syriac in the twentieth century and he made the catalogue while still a monk. This work, two volumes combined under one cover, is an important resource for all interested in Syriac and Christian Arabic. A lengthy introduction by Bishop Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim contains information about Dolabani’s life and works. This is the second volume in a three-volume series which also includes Dolabani’s handwritten catalogues of the manuscripts of Dayr Mar Marqus in Jerusalem and other Syrian Orthodox collections in the Middle East.

Dayr al-Za‘faran, located in southeastern Turkey, was the seat of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch from the thirteenth century until 1933 and this book is a reproduction of Philoxenos Dolabani’s handwritten catalog of the manuscripts contained there. Dolabani was one of the greatest scholars of Syriac in the twentieth century and he made the catalogue while still a monk. This work, two volumes combined under one cover, is an important resource for all interested in Syriac and Christian Arabic. A lengthy introduction by Bishop Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim contains information about Dolabani’s life and works. This is the second volume in a three-volume series which also includes Dolabani’s handwritten catalogues of the manuscripts of Dayr Mar Marqus in Jerusalem and other Syrian Orthodox collections in the Middle East.

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