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Beth Mardutha

Beth Mardutho
Promoting the study and preservation of the Syriac heritage and language

The Center for the Study of Christianity. A comprehensive bibliography on Syriac Christianity

The Center for the Study of Christianity
A comprehensive bibliography on Syriac Christianity

COMST. Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies

COMST
Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies

Hunaynnet

Hunaynnet
Transmission of classical scientific and philosophical literature from Greek into Syriac and Arabic

Syriaca.org: The Syriac reference portal

Syriaca.org
The Syriac reference portal

syri.ac. An annotated bibliography of Syriac resources online

syri.ac
An annotated bibliography of Syriac resources online

vHMML. Virtual Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

vHMML 
Virtual Hill Museum & Manuscript Library. Online Resources for the Study of Manuscript Cultures

Bibliography

The Context

  • Adamson, P., and Pormann, P.E., "The Philosophical Works of al-Kindi", Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Brown, P., "The World of Late Antiquity: From Marcus Aurelius to Muhammad", London: Thames and Hudson, 1971.
  • Fowden, G., "Before and after Muḥammad. The First Millennium Refocused", Princeton-Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2014.
  • Cameron, Av., "The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity. AD 395–600", London-New York: Routledge, 1993.
  • Graumann, T., "Die Kirche der Väter. Vätertheologie und Väterbeweis in den Kirchen des Ostens bis zum Konzil von Ephesus (431)", Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2002.
  • Gray, P., "‘The Select Fathers’: Canonizing the Patristic Past", "Studia Patristica 23" (1989), 21–36.
  • Griffith, S.H., in D. Thomas 2001 “‘Melkites’, ‘Jacobites’ and the Christological Controversies in Arabic in Third/Ninth-Century Syria”, in "Syrian Christians under Islam: The First Thousand Years" (ed. D. Thomas; Leiden-Boston-Köln: Brill, 2001), 9–55.
Folio 9v of The Rabula Gosples (Florence, Biblioteca Mediceo Laurenziana, cod. Plut. I, 560), Canon Tables with Portraits of Matthew and John
  • Griffith 2007: Griffith, S.H., "The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque: Christians and Muslims in the World of Islam". Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007.
  • Schmid, N.K., Schmidt, N., and Neuwirth, A., “Spätantike. Von einer Epoche zu einem Denkraum”, in "Denkraum Spätantike. Reflexionen von Antiken im Umfeld des Koran" (ed. N. Schmidt et al.; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2016), 1–35.
  • Tannous, J., "The Making of the Medieval Middle East: Religion, Society, and Simple Believers." Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018.
  • Van Roey, A., “La controverse trithéite depuis la condemnation de Conon et Eugène jusqu’à la conversion de l’évêque Elie”, in "Von Kanaan bis Kerala: Festschrift für Prof. Mag. Dr. J.P.M. van der Ploeg O.P. zur Vollendung des siebzigsten Lebensjahres am 4. Juli 1979 überreicht von Kollegen, Freunden und Schülern" (ed. W.C. Delsman, J.T. Nelis, J.R.T.M. Peters, W.H.Ph. Römer, and A.S. van der Woude; Kevelaer: Butzon & Bercker / Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1982), 487–497.
  • Van Roey, A., “La controverse trithéite jusqu’à l’excommunication de Conon et d’Eugène (557-569)”, "Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 16" (1985): 141–165.
  • Wright, W., "Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Museum, Acquired since the Year 1838", vol. 2, London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1871.

Florilegia and multiple-texts manuscripts in general

  • Alexakis, A., "Codex Parisinus Graecus 1115 and its Archetype", Washington D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1996.
  • Andrist, P., “La descrizione scientifica dei manoscritti complessi: fra teoria e pratica”, "Segno e testo 4" (2006), 299–356.
  • Bausi, A., “A Case for Multiple Text Manuscripts Being Corpus Organizers”, "Manuscript Cultures Newsletter 3" (2010), 34–36.
  • Bausi, A., “Composite and Multiple-Text Manuscripts: The Ethiopian Evidence”, in "One-Volume Libraries – Composite and Multiple-Text Manuscripts" (ed. M. Friedrich and C. Schwarke; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016), 79–121.
  • Bausi, A., Friedrich, M., Maniaci, M. (eds.), "The Emergence of Multiple-Text Manuscripts", Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019.
  • Birnbaum, D.J., “Computer-Assisted Analysis and Study of the Structure of Mixed-Content Miscellanies”, "Scripta & e-Scripta 1" (2003), 15–54.
  • Buzi 2011: Buzi, P., “Miscellanee e florilegi. Osservazioni preliminari per uno studio dei codici copti
Ms. British Library Add. 12154
  • pluritestuali: il caso delle raccolte di excerpta”, in "Christianity in Egypt: Literary Production and Intellectual Trends. Studies in Honor of Tito Orlandi" (ed. P. Buzi and A. Camplani; Roma: Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, 2011), 177–203.
  • Buzi, P., “From Single Text to Multiple Text Manuscripts: Transmission Changes in Coptic Literary Tradition. Some Case-Studies from the White Monastery Library”, in "One-Volume Libraries – Composite and Multiple-Text Manuscripts" (ed. M. Friedrich and C. Schwarke; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016).
  • Dusil, S., Swedler, G., Schwitter, R. (eds.), "Exzerpieren - Kompilieren – Tradieren. Transformationen des Wissens zwischen Spätantike und Frühmittelalter", Berlin, De Gruyter, 2017.
  • Friedrich, M., and Schwarke, C. (eds.), "One-Volume Libraries – Composite and Multiple-Text Manuscripts", Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016.
  • Hamesse, J., “‘Florilège’ et ‘autorité’: deux concepts en évolution depuis l’Antiquité jusqu’à la Renaissance”, in "On Good Authority. Tradition, Compilation, and the Construction of Authority in Literature from Antiquity to the Renaissance" (ed. R. Ceulemans and P. De Leemans; Turnhout: Brepols, 2015), 199–225.
  • Maniaci, M., “Il codice greco ‘non unitario’. Tipologie e terminologia”, in "Il codice miscellaneo, tipologia e funzioni. Atti del convegno internazionale" (Cassino, 14–17 maggio 2003) (ed. E. Crisci and O. Pecere; Turnhout: Brepols, 2004), 75–107.
  • Miltenova, A., “Intertextuality in the Orthodox Slavic Tradition. The Case of Mixed-Content Miscellanies”, in "Between Text and Text: International Symposium on Intertextuality in Ancient Near Eastern, Ancient Mediterranean, and Early Medieval Literatures" (ed. M. Bauks et al.; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 2013), 314–327.
  • Morlet, S., (ed.), "Lire en extraits. Lecture et production des textes de l’Antiquité à la fin du Moyen Âge", Paris: PUPS, 2015.
  • Richard, M., “Notes sur les florilèges dogmatiques du Ve et du VIe siècle”, in "Actes du VI Congrès international d’Études byzantines (Paris, 27 juillet–2 aout 1948)", I, Paris: École des Hautes Études, 1950, 307–318 (repr. in id., Opera minora I, Turnhout: Brepols, 1976, n. 2).

Syriac florilegia

  • Abramowski, L. and van Roey, A., “Das Florileg mit den Gregor-Scholien aus Vatic. Borg. Syr. 82”, "Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica" 1 (1970): 131-180.
  • Abramowski, L., “Zur geplanten Ausgabe von Brit. Mus. add. 12156 in Texte und Textkritik. Eine Aufsatzsammlung”, in "Texte und Textkritik: einer Aufsatzsammlung". (ed. J. Dummer; Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1987), 23–28.
  • Abramowksi, L., “On the Fragments of Theodore of Mopsuestia in Brit. Libr. add. 12.156 and the Christological Fragment in Double Tradition”, "The Harp" 6:3 (1993): 199–206.
  • Abramowski, L. and Goodman, A.E., eds. "A Nestorian Collection of Christological Texts: Cambridge University Library Ms. Oriental 1319", Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972.
  • Brooks, E.W., ed. "The Sixth Book of the Select Letters of Severus, Patriarch of Antioch, in the Syriac Version of Athanasius of Nisibis", London: Williams and Norgate, 1902-1904.
  • Brooks, Ernest Walter, ed. "A Collection of Letters of Severus of Antioch from Numerous Syriac Manuscripts", Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1915, 1920.  
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  • Ebied, R.Y. and van Roey, A., and Wickham, L.R. (eds.), "Petri Callinicensis Patriarchae Antiocheni Tractatus contra Damianum", Turnhout: Brepols / Leuven: University Press, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2003.
  • Kessel, G., “Syriac Monastic Miscellanies”, in "Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies." "An Introduction", (ed. A. Bausi "et al".; Hamburg: COMSt, 2015), 411–414.
  • Michelson, D., “Mixed Up by Time and Chance? Using Digital Media to ‘Re-Orient’ the Syriac Religious Literature of Late Antiquity”, "Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture "5 (2016), 136–182.
  • Loofs, F., "Nestoriana: Die Fragmente des Nestorius gesammelt, untersucht und herausgegeben", Halle an der Salle: Max Niemeyer, 1905.
  • Martikainen, J., ed. "Johannes I. Sedra", Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1991.
  • Moss, Y., “Les controverses christologiques au sein de la tradition miaphysite: sur l’incorruptibilité du corps du Christ et autres questions”, in "Les controverses religieuses en syriaque" (ed. F. Ruani, Paris: Paul Geuthner, 2016), 119–136.
  • Pitra, J.-B., "Analecta Sacra spicilegio solesmensi parata", vol. IV, Paris: ex publico Galliarum typographeo, 1883.
  • ter Haar Romeny, R. B., “The Identity Formation of Syrian Orthodox Christians as Reflected in Two Exegetical Collections: First Soundings”, "Parole de l’"Orient "29 (2004), 103–121.
  • Romeny 2007: ter Haar Romeny, R.B., “Les florilèges exégétiques syriaques”, "Les Pères grecs dans la tradition syriaque "(ed. A. Schmidt and D. Gonnet; Paris: Geuthner, 2007), 63–76.
  • Rucker, I., "Florilegium Edessenum anonymum (syriace ante 562)". Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-Historische Abteilung 1933, 5. München: C.H. Beck, 1933.
  • Van Roey, A., “Les fragments trithéites de Jean Philopon”, "Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica" 11 (1980), 135–163.
  • Van Roey, A., ''Le florilège nestorien de l’Adversus Nestorium de Cyrille d’Alexandrie et du traité contre Nestorius de Théodote d’Ancyre'', in "Überlieferungsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen" (ed. F. Paschke; Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1981), 573–578.
  • Van Roey, A., “Het dossier van Proba en Juhannan Barboer”, in "Scrinium Lovaniense. "Mélanges historiques – Historische opstellen Étienne Van Cauwenberg" (Louvain: Bibliothèque de l’Université Bureau du Recueil, 1961), 181–190.
  • Van Roey, A., “Une controverse christologique sous le patriarcat de Pierre de Callinique”, in "Symposium Syriacum, 1976: célebré du 13 au 17 septembre 1976 au Centre Culturel “Les Fontaines” de Chantilly (France)" (ed F. Graffin and A. Guillaumont; Pontificium Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, 1978), 349–357.
  • Van Roey, A., “Unedited Monophysite Documents of the Sixth Century”, "Studia Patristica" 20 (1989), 76–80.
  • Van Roey, A., “Un florilège trinitaire syriaque tiré du Contra Damianum de Pierre de Callinique”, "Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica" 23 (1992), 189–203.
  • Van Roey, A., “Le traité contre les Trithéites (CPG 7245) de Damien d’Alexandrie”, in "Philohistôr: Miscellanea in Honorem Caroli Laga Septuagenarii" (ed. A. Schoors and P. van Deun; Leuven: Peeters / Departement Oriëntalistiek, 1994), 229–250.
  • Van Roey, A., and Allen, P. (eds.), "Monophysite Texts of the Sixth Century", Leuven: Peeters, 1994.
  • Van Rompay, L., “Proclus of Constantinople’s ‘Tomus ad Armenios’ in the Post-Chalcedonian Tradition”, in "After Chalcedon: Studies in Theology and Church History Offered to Professor Albert Van Roey for His Seventieth Birthday" (ed. C. Laga, J.A. Munitiz, and L. van Rompay; Leuven: Peeters, 1985), 425–449.
  • Zawadzki, K.F., "Der Kommentar Cyrills von Alexandrien zum 1. Korintherbrief: Einleitung, kritischer Text, Übersetzung, Einzelanalyse", Louvain: Peeters, 2015.
  • Zawadzki, K.F., “Hat Cyrill von Alexandrien sich selbst ‘plagiiert’? Ein neues, rätselhaftes syrisches Fragment aus dem Codex British Library Add. 14529”, "Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses" 93 (2017), 343–360.
  • Zawadzki, K.F., “Syrische Fragmente des Kommentars Cyrills von Alexandrien zum 1. Korintherbrief”, "Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum "21 (2017), 304–360.

Syriac and Christian Arabic authors and the Greek Church Fathers

  • Berti, V., "Vita e studi di Timoteo I, Patriarca cristiano di Baghdad. "Ricerche sull"’"epistolario e sulle fonti contigue", Paris: Association pour l’avancement des études iraniennes, 2009.
  • Brock, S., “Aspects of Translation Technique in Antiquity”, "Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies "20 (1979), 69–87.
  • Brock, S., “From Antagonism to Assimilation: Syriac Attitudes to Greek Learning”, in "East of Byzantium: Syria and Armenia in the Formative Period. Dumbarton Oaks Symposium, 1980 "(ed. N. Garsoïan "et al".; Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 1982), 17–34.
  • Brock, S., “Towards a History of Syriac Translation Technique”, in "III Symposium Syriacum, 1980: Les contacts du monde syriaque avec les autres cultures (Goslar 7"–"11 Septembre 1980) "(ed. R. Lavenant; Roma: PIO, 1983), 1–14.
  • Brock, S., “L’apport des Pères grecs à la littérature syriaque”, in "Les Pères grecs dans la tradition syriaque "(ed. A. Schmidt and D. Gonnet; Paris: Geuthner, 2007), 9–26.
  • Brock, S., “Charting the Hellenization of a Literary Culture: The Case of Syriac”, "Intellectual History of the Islamicate World "3 (2015), 98–124.
Ms. British LIbrary Add. 14536
  • Debié, M., and Gonnet, D., “Les Pères disparus en grec”, in "Les Pères grecs dans la tradition syriaque "(ed. A. Schmidt and D. Gonnet; Paris: Geuthner, 2007), 127–148.
  • Drijvers, Han J.W., “Antony of Tagrit’s Book on the Good Providence of God”, in "V Symposium Syriacum, 1988: Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, 29-31 août 1988" (ed. R. Lavenant; Roma: Pontificium Institutum Studiorum Orientalium, 1990), 163–172.
  • Endress, G., "The Works of Yaḥyā ibn ‘Adī: An Analytical Inventory", Wiesbaden: Ludwig Reichert, 1977.
  • Fiori, E., ed., "Dionigi Areopagita. Nomi divini, teologia mistica, epistole: La versione siriaca di "Sergio di Rēš‘aynā (VI secolo)", 2 vols., Louvain: Peeters, 2014.
  • Fiori, E., “Dionysius the Areopagite and the East Syrian Mystics: The Phantom of a Greek Heritage”, in "Griechische Philosophie und Wissenschaft bei den Ostsyrern "(ed. M. Perkams and A.M. Schilling; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019), p. 77-98.
  • Graf, G., ed. "Die Schriften des Jacobiten Habîb ibn Hidma Abû Râ"’"ita", 2 vols., Louvain: L. Durbecq, 1951.
  • Haddad, C., "‘Īsā ibn Zur‘"a, philosophe arabe et apologiste chrétien du Xe siècle", Beyrouth: Dār al-Kalima, 1971.
  • Juckel, A., “La réception des Pères pendant la ‘Renaissance syriaque’ : Renaissance – Inculturation – Identité”, in "Les Pères grecs dans la tradition syriaque "(ed. A. Schmidt and D. Gonnet; Paris: Geuthner, 2007), 89–125.
  • Keating, S. "Defending the "People of Truth" in the Early Islamic Period : The Christian Apologies of Abu Ra'itah", Leiden: Brill, 2006.
  • Marsh, F.S., "The Book which is Called the Book of the Holy Hierotheos, with "Extracts from the Prolegomena and Commentary of Theodosios of Antioch and from the “Book of" "Excerpts” and Other Works of Gregory Bar"-Hebræus", London: Williams and Norgate, 1927.
  • McCollum, A.C., “Greek Literature in the Christian East: Translations into Syriac, Georgian, and Armenian”, "Intellectual History of the Islamicate World "3 (2015), 15–65.
  • Monferrer-Sala, J.P., “Ibn Zur‘a”, in "Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History. Volume 2 (900"‒"1050) "(ed. D. Thomas and A. Mallett; Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2010), 570–574.
  • Moss, Y., “Scholasticism, Exegesis, and the Historicization of Mosaic Authorship in Moses Bar Kepha’s On Paradise”, "Harvard Theological Review "104 (2011), 325–348.
  • Moss, Y., “‘Packed with Patristic Testimonies’: Severus of Antioch and the Reinvention of the Church Fathers”, in "Between Personal and Institutional Religion: Self, Doctrine, and Practice in Late Antique Eastern Christianity" (ed. B. Bitton-Ashkelony and L. Perrone; Turnhout: Brepols, 2013), 227–250.
  • Moss, Y., “The Rise and Function of the Holy Text in Late Antiquity: Severus of Antioch, the Babylonian Talmud, and Beyond”, in "Patristic Studies in the Twenty-First Century: Proceedings of an International Conference to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the International Association of Patristic Studies" (ed. B. Bitton-Ashkelony, T.S. de Bruyn, and C. Harrison; Turnhout: Brepols, 2015), 521–546.
  • Moss, Y., “Fish Eats Lion Eats Man: Saadia Gaon, Syriac Christianity, and the Resurrection of the Dead”, "Jewish Quarterly Review" 106:4 (2016), 494–520
  • Moss, Y., "Incorruptible Bodies: Christology, Society, and Authority in Late Antiquity", Oakland, Ca: University of California Press, 2016.
  • Oez, M., "Cyriacus of Tagrit and his Book on Divine Providence", Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2012.
  • Platti, E., "La grande polémique antinestorienne de Yahya b. "‘"Adî", vol. 2, Louvain: Peeters, 1982.
  • Platti, E., "Yahyâ ibn "‘"Adî, théologien chrétien et philosophe arabe: sa théologie de l"’"Incarnation", Louvain: Departement Orientalistiek, 1983.
  • Sauget, J.-M., “L’apport des traductions syriaques pour la patristique grecque”, "Revue de théologie et de philosophie "110 (1978), 139–148.
  • Sbath, P., "Vingt traités philosophiques et apologétiques d"’"auteurs arabes chrétiens du IXe au XIVe siècle", Le Caire: H. Friedrich et Co., 1929.
  • Schlimme, L., "Der Hexaemeronkommentar des Moses bar Kepha: Einleitung, Übersetzung und Untersuchungen", Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1977.
  • Schlimme, L., ed. "Der Johanneskommentar des Moses bar Kepha", Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1978.
  • Stewart, C., “Patristics beyond East and West”, in "Patristic Studies in the Twenty-First Century "(ed. C. Harrison, B. Bitton-Ashkelony, and T.S. de Bruyn; Turnhout: Brepols), 317–341.
  • Teule, H., and Swanson, M., “Yaḥyā ibn Jarīr”, in "Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History. Volume 3 (1050"‒"1200) "(ed. D. Thomas and A. Mallett; Leiden–Boston: Brill, 2011), 280–286.
  • Uthemann, K.-H., “Stephanos von Alexandrien und die Konversion des Jakobiten Probos, des späteren Metropoliten von Chalkedon. Ein Beitrag zur Rolle der Philosophie in der Kontroverstheologie des 6. Jahrhunderts”, in "After Chalcedon: Studies in Theology and Church History Offered to Professor Albert Van Roey for His Seventieth Birthday" (ed. C. Laga, J.A. Munitiz, and L. van Rompay; Leuven: Peeters, 1985), 381–399.
  • Van Roey, A., “La lettre apologétique d’Élie à Léon, syncelle de l’évêque chalcédonien de Harran”, "Le Muséon" 57 (1944), 1–52.
  • Van Roey, A. "Nonnus de Nisibe. Traité apologétique", Louvain: Bureaux du Muséon, 1948.
  • Van Roey, A., “Théodose d’Alexandrie dans les manuscrits syriaques de la British Library”, in "Studia Paulo Naster oblata II: Orientalia Antiqua" (ed. J. Quaegebeur; Leuven: Departement Oriëntalistiek / Peeters, 1982), 287–299.
  • Van Roey, A., “Un traité cononite contre la doctrine de Jean Philopon sur la résurrection”, in "ΑΝΤΙΔΩΡΟΝ": Hulde aan Dr. Maurits Geerard bij de voltooiing van de Clavis Patrum Graecorum / Hommage à Maurits Geerard pour célébrer l’achèvement de la Clavis Patrum Graecorum", Wetteren: Cultura, 1984), p. 123–139.
  • Van Roey, A., ed. "Eliae epistula apologetica ad Leonem, syncellum Harranensem", Leuven: Peeters, 1985.
  • Vööbus, A., “New Manuscript Discoveries for the Literary Legacy of Moše Bar Kepha: The Genre of Theological Writings”, "Harvard Theological Review "68 (1975), 377–384.
  • Vööbus, A., “Important Manuscript Discoveries on Iwannīs of Dārā and his Literary Heritage”, "Journal of the American Oriental Society "96 (1976), 576–578.
  • Watt, J.W., "The Fifth Book of the Rhetoric of Antony of Tagrit", 2 vols., Leuven: Peeters, 1986.
  • Zonta, M., “Iwānnīs of Dārā’s Treatise "On the Soul "and Its Sources: A New Contribution to the History of Syriac Psychology around 800 AD”, in "De l’Antiquité tardive au Moyen Âge. "Études de logique aristotélicienne et de philosophie grecque, syriaque, arabe et latine offertes à Henri Hugonnard-Roche "(ed. E. Coda and C. Martini Bonadeo; Paris: Vrin, 2014), 113–122.
  • Zonta 2015: Zonta, M., “Iwānnīs of Dārā on Soul’s Virtues: About a Late Antiquity Greek Philosophical Work among Syrians and Arabs”, "Studia graeco-arabica "5 (2015), 129–143.