Paris, Biblothèque nationale de France, syr. 179

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Physical description: paper, measurements not provided, 131 fol., 1 col.; lacunae between fols. 33 and 36 and 44 and 46

Language(s): Syriac and Garšūnī

Date: 1574/1575

Provenance: first part (up to fol. 57) copied by Cyril of Nabakh in Damas; the second part by the priest Naqoula, son of David, in Kapharhoura (in Tripoli)


Travels of Peter (BHO 954; in Syriac; fols. 56r–58v)

Additional Contents: prayers, Sirach, Story of Ahikar.


Zotenberg, Hermann. Manuscrits Orientaux: Catalogues des Manuscrits Syriaques et Sabéens (Mandaïtes) de la Bibliothèque Nationale. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1874 (p. 126).

Other online databases: Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca Electronica

Entry created by Tony Burke, York University (, 6 September 2017.