THIRTY-TWO PATRISTIC TEXTS (ETHIOPIA)

MS 1882
MS Short Title THIRTY-TWO PATRISTIC TEXTS
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  1. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD, READING FOR CHRISTMAS
  2. THEOPHILUS OF CONSTANTINOPLE: HOMILY ON STEPHEN THE PROTOMARTYR, READING FOR THE 4TH OF T'IR
  3. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD, READING FOR THE 4TH OF T'IR
  4. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD, READING FOR THE SECOND DAY OF EPIPHANY
  5. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE MARRIAGE FEAST AT CANA, READING FOR THE THIRD DAY OF EPIPHANY
  6. JACOBUS SARUGENSIS: HOMILY ON THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD, READING FOR EPIPHANY
  7. EPHREM THE SYRIAN: HOMILY ON THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD, READING FOR THE SECOND DAY OF EPIPHANY
  8. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE SINFUL WOMAN WHO ANOINTED OUR LORD, READING FOR THE 7TH OF YÄKKATIT
  9. JACOBUS SARUGENSIS: HOMILY ON THE ADMITTANCE OF SIMEON THE PRIEST, READING FOR THE 8TH OF YÄKKATIT
  10. EPHREM THE SYRIAN: HOMILY ON FASTING, PRAYER AND CONFESSION, READING FOR THE EVE OF LENT
  11. HOMILY BY ONE OF THE HOLY FATHERS, ON THE MAN WHO WAS BORN BLIND, READING FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT
  12. EPHREM THE MONK: HOMILY ON PALM SUNDAY, READING FOR FRIDAY IN PASSION WEEK
  13. EPHREM THE SYRIAN: HOMILY ON PALM SUNDAY, READING FOR SATURDAY
  14. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON PALM SUNDAY, READING FOR THE DAY OF PALM SUNDAY
  15. EPHREM THE SYRIAN: HOMILY ON SATAN AND DEATH, TO BE READ ON THE FRIDAY THAT OUR LORD SUFFERED, AT THE THIRD HOUR
  16. EPHREM THE SYRIAN: HOMILY CONCERNING THE SUFFERINGS OF OUR LORD, READING FOR GOOD FRIDAY AT THE 6TH HOUR
  17. JACOBUS SARUGENSIS: HOMILY ON THE THIEVES THAT WERE CRUCIFIED WITH OUR LORD, READING FOR GOOD FRIDAY AT THE 9TH HOUR
  18. ANASTASIUS: HOMILY ON THE BURIAL OF OUR LORD, HIS DESCENT INTO HELL, AND JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA, READING FOR GOOD FRIDAY AT SUNSET
  19. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE SUFFERING OF OUR LORD, READING FOR COCKCROW ON SATURDAY
  20. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON EASTER DAY, READING FOR THE GREAT SUNDAY OF EASTER
  21. JOHN THE THEOLOGUE: HOMILY ON EASTER DAY, READING FOR THE SECOND DAY (MONDAY) IN EASTER WEEK
  22. JACOBUS SARUGENSIS: HOMILY ON THOMAS THE APOSTLE, READING FOR THE THIRD DAY (TUESDAY) OF EASTER WEEK
  23. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE RAISING OF LAZARUS FROM THE DEAD, READING FOR THE FOURTH DAY (WEDNESDAY) OF EASTER WEEK
  24. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON ARMIES, READING FOR THE FIFTH DAY (THURSDAY) OF EASTER WEEK
  25. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON PHARISEES AND TAXGATHERERS (SINNERS), READING FOR THE FRIDAY OF EASTER WEEK
  26. HOMILY BY "THE ORTHODOX" ON THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD, READING FOR THE SEVENTH DAY OF EASTER WEEK
  27. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THOMAS THE APOSTLE, READING FOR THE EIGHT DAY OF EASTER WEEK
  28. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE TEN VIRGINS, READING FOR THE 4TH OF NÄHASÉ
  29. ANASTASIUS, ABBOT OF DÄBRÄ SINA: HOMILY ON THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD ON MOUNT TABOR, READING FOR THE 13TH OF NÄHASÉ
  30. JACOBUS SARUGENSIS: HOMILY ON THE ANGEL'S ANNOUNCEMENT TO ZECHARIAS OF THE BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST, READING FOR THE 8TH OF MÄSKÄRÄM
  31. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: INSTRUCTION FOR THE ATTENTION AND BENEFIT OF THE SONS OF THE CHURCH
  32. PRAYERS
Description MS in Ge'ez on vellum, Ethiopia, early 15th c., additions 16th to 19th c., 149 ff. (complete), 34x23 cm, 2 columns, (26x19 cm), ca. 26-28 lines in a square Ethiopic Ge'ez book script, ornamental headpieces (harägs), in red and yellow introducing each section.
Binding Ethiopia, ca. 16th-17th c., plain wooden boards, soft leather spine covering, chain stitches on 4 sewing stations; in strapless bag of camel hide.
Provenance 1. Sam Fogg Rare Books Ltd, London.
Place of origin Ethiopia
Dates early 15c AD

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