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Bibil Identifier bibil:249571
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Field Notes on Syriac Manuscripts II: A Philosophical Manuscript Olim Mosul 35 Rediscovered
Author Kessel, Grigory
Author Bamballi, Nicolás
Journal Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume: 21, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2018
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2018
Year (Copyright) 2018
Year (Reference) 2018
Language English
Pages 21-42 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The second installment deals with an East Syriac philosophical manuscript known as Mosul 35 preserved at the collection of the Chaldean Patriarchate. Besides a somewhat imprecise description by A. Scher there is no proper study of the manuscript and its content. The first part of the codex includes works related with Aristotle’s Organon (including two short lives of Aristotle), while the second part contains the philosophical compendium Teḡraṯ teḡrāṯā by Gregory Bar ʿEḇrōyō. A preliminary examination demonstrates that the manuscript is one of the earliest East Syriac philosophical manuscripts produced in the early modern period. Moreover, it is highly likely that it served as a model for at least three manuscripts (Sachau 226, Sachau 211 and Vat. sir. 593/III).
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : Literature - Philosophy : Aristotle
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : History of Interpretation and Reception : Important Persons : Middle Ages (8th -14th cent.) : Bar-Hebraeus (Gregory Abu'l Faradj)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Late Aramaic : Eastern Aramaic : Syriac
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