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Jacob of Sarug’s Homilies on the Six Days of Creation: The Second Day

Edited and Translated by Edward G. Mathews Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0553-9
In this second part of Homily 71, On the Fashioning of Creation, Jacob treats the making of the firmament: what it was, where it was, what – as far as can be determined – was placed above it and what below it, its purpose and utility for humanity, and the importance of its place in the Genesis account of the six day progression of creation.

The Armenian Prayers attributed to Ephrem the Syrian

Edited and Translated by Edward G. Mathews Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0262-0
Armenian text of the Prayers attributed to Ephrem the Syrian, with the first-ever translation into a western language. Utilizing a highly developed poetic rhythm, the author manifests a profound spirituality laying his own emptiness before the inexhaustible Mercy of God.

Jacob of Sarug's Homily on the Creation of Adam and the Resurrection of the Dead

Translation and Introduction by Edward G. Mathews Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0264-4
Mêmrâ 72 is a meditation on the fall of Adam and its consequences, subjecting all creation to corruption. God’s mercy, however, will restore everything to a spiritual, incorruptible state that will exist eternally in the unending light of Christ.

Syriac into Armenian

The Translations and their Translators
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1091
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0139-5
This article describes the historical development of Armenian translations of Syriac literature from the 5th century, Intervening- and Clinician Periods. Significant works and figures are highlighted.

Jacob of Serugh, Homily on Good Friday and Other Armenian Treasures

First Glances
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1048
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0096-1
Jacob of Serugh's Armenian version of “Homily on Good Friday” is most likely from the reign of Gregory III Pahlawuni (1113–1166 AD). Mathews provides its transcription, commenting that scholarship is widely unaware of Jacob of Serugh’s existing works in Armenian.

Bedrossian's Armenian-English Dictionary

ISBN: 978-1-61719-886-1
In 1875 Matthias Bedrossian undertook to update earlier Armenian dictionaries, but he succeeded in producing a completely reworked Armenian-English dictionary. This updated edition is presented by Gorgias with a new introduction by Edward G Mathews Jr.

Jacob of Sarug’s Homilies on the Six Days of Creation: The First Day

Metrical Homilies of Mar Jacob of Sarug
Edited and Translated by Edward G. Mathews Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-60724-323-6
Jacob of Sarug's (d. 521) homily constitutes the first example of a Hexameron, or Commentary on the Six Days of Creation, in Syriac literature. This edition presents Jacob’s comments on the first day, Gen. 1:1-5. The volume constitutes a fascicle of The Metrical Homilies of Mar Jacob of Sarug, which, when complete, will contain the original Syriac text of Jacob's surviving sermons, fully vocalized, alongside an annotated English translation.