Charfeh, Syrian-Catholic Patriarchate, Fonds Rahmani 42

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Physical description: paper, 18 × 14.5 cm, 142 fol., 1 col. Several pages missing: at least two at the start, and several between the first and second texts. Opening and closing pages damaged.

Language: Syriac

Date: 1495 (fol. 142r)

Provenance: Diyarbakir region

Contents: West Syriac Life of Mary (CANT 95; fol. 1r-137v) featuring:

Protevangelium of James (CANT 50; as book 1, fol. 2r-5v; beginning and ending missing; and book 2, fol. 13v-19v)

Vision of Theophilus (CANT 56; as book 3, fol. 19v-56v)

Infancy Gospel of Thomas (CANT 57; as book 4, fol. 56v-63v)

Dormition of the Virgin (CANT 123-124; as book 5, fol. 63v-111v, and book 6, fol. 128v-137v)

Additional Contents: Miracle of the Theotokos in the city of Apamea (fol. 137v-142v), and Ps.-Ephrem, On the Malice of the Jews Against Mary and Joseph (fol. 5br-13v, beginning missing).

Catalogs: Bingelli, Andre, François Briquel-Chatonnet, Muriel Debié, Alain Desreumaux, and Gibrail Dib. Catalogue des manuscrits syriaques et garshuni de Charfet, t. 1, Fonds Rahmani 1 à 125 (Charfet, Presses patriarcales de Charfet, forthcoming).

Other online databases: e-corpus

Entry created: 22 July 2016.