Vatican, Bibliotheca apostolica, Syr. 159

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Physical description: paper, 31.1 × 21.5 cm., 467 fol., 2 col.

Language(s): Syriac, Garšūnī

Date: 17th cent.

Provenance: Convent of Mar Cyriacus or of Abu Galeb (near Gargar).

Contents: Apocalypse of Paul (CANT 325; fol. 197f.)

Book of the Rolls (listed as the Book of Clement) (fol. 228f.)

Arabic Infancy Gospel (CANT 58; fol. 98v-104r; in Garšūnī)

Infancy Gospel of Thomas (CANT 57; fol. 104r-106v; in Syriac)

Additional Contents: works by Ephrem and Philoxenus of Mebbug, the canonical epistles of James and 1 Timothy, and others.

Catalogs: Assemani, Stefano Evodio. Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae Codicum Manuscriptorum catalogus, vol. 3: Reliquos Codices Chaldaicos sive Syriacos (Paris: Maisonneuve, 1926), 307-19.

Other online databases: none.

Entry created: 22 July 2016.