To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

National Library of Russia, Codex Syriac 1

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ecclesiastical History, X,I,4-II,1
Ecclesiastical History, X,I,4-II,1

National Library of Russia, Codex Syriac 1, designated by siglum A, is a manuscript of Syriac version of the Eusebian Ecclesiastical History. It is dated by a Colophon to the year 462. The manuscript is lacunose.

Description

The codex contains the text of the Ecclesiastical History, arranged in large quarto (4 leaves in quire), on 123 parchment leaves. The leaves measure is about 31 cm by 23.5 cm. The first leaf is a flyleaf taken from another volume. The original number of quires was 29. It has a large lacuna after folio 84 and several smaller defects in other places.[1]

The writing is in two columns per page, in 29-34 lines per column, in fine, large, and bold estrangela letters, with a few diacritical points. The colour of ink is brownish black.[2] The leaves were numbered by a later hand, but inaccurately.[1] The text is divided into chapters.[3]

It is one of the two extant ancient Syriac manuscripts of the Eusebian Ecclesiastical History.[1][4] There are also some fragments in other manuscripts. Curiously the text of the later manuscript is better.[3]

History

According to the colophon, on folio 123 verso, the manuscript was written in the year 773, it means A.D. 462, and the name of scribe was Isaac. The name of the place where the manuscript was written has been erased.[2][5] According to the note on folio 1 recto the manuscript was presented to the convent of St. Mary Deipara by one Sahlun, a priest of Harran.[5]

The manuscript was examined and described by William Wright[6] and by William Hatch in 1934.

It is currently housed at the National Library of Russia (Cod. Syr. 1) in Saint Petersburg.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c W. Wright, The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius in Syriac, Cambridge 1898, p. V
  2. ^ a b c Hatch, W. (1946). An album of dated Syriac manuscripts. Boston: The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, reprinted in 2002 by Gorgias Press. p. 54. ISBN 1-931956-53-7.
  3. ^ a b "Eusebius of Caesarea: the Manuscripts of the "Church History"". Retrieved 10 April 2010.
  4. ^ W. Wright, A short history of Syriac Literature (London 1894). pp. 61-62
  5. ^ a b W. Wright, The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius in Syriac, Cambridge 1898, p. VI
  6. ^ W. Wright, The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius in Syriac, Cambridge 1898, pp. V-VII

Further reading

This page was last edited on 24 June 2017, at 20:09
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.