PATRIARCH YUHANNA FAM AL-DHAHAB: 87 SERMONS

MS 5314
MS Short Title PATRIARCH YUHANNA FAM AL-DHAHAB: 87 SERMONS
Text PATRIARCH YUHANNA FAM AL-DHAHAB: 87 SERMONS, INCLUDING THEMES AS: ON EXORCISM OF EVIL SPIRITS (SERMON 8), ON THE DRIVING OUT OF THE DEVIL (SERMON 7); ON SPIRITUAL RETREAT IN THE MOUNTAINS (SERMON 8); ON THE ABANDONMENT OF GREED AND AVARICE (SERMON 14), AND WARNING IN SERMON 87: THERE IS NO EVIL THAT EXCEEDS THE EVIL OF A RUINOUS WOMAN
Description MS in Arabic on paper, Damascus, Syria, 1870, 168 ff. (complete), 22x17 cm, single column, (17x12 cm), 20 lines in Ruq’a script by Liyas Yusuf Jabarra.
Binding .Damascus, Syria, 1870, pink paper on boards, red morocco spine, sewn on 2 cords.
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Provenance 1. Liyas Yusuf Jabarra, Damascus (1870); 2. Sam Fogg, London.
Commentary The late Riq’a or Ruq’a (small sheet) script not to be confused with the much earlier Riqa’ script, one of the 6 styles of major cursive writing originating in 10th c., see MS 5317. It was progressively simplified and is to-day one of the most used Arabic scripts.
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Colophon "Liyas Yusuf Jabbara, resident of Damascus, Orthodox of faith, Temmuz 1870".
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Place of origin Syria
Dates 1870 AD

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