Changelog

8.12.14

  • Added links to a combined version of the Chronicle of Seert, to the Mukhtasar al-akhbar al-bi'iyya, and to Brooks' ET of the Chronicle of 846 to the Chronicles page (JT). 

6.6.14

  • Added links to newly digitized Vatican Syriac manuscripts and also BYU descriptions of the mss to the Manuscript Catalogs page (JT).
  • Added Eusebius' Ecclesiastical History to the Chronicles page (JT).

5.30.14

  • Added Brook's edition and ET of the Chronicle to 813 to the Chronicles and Historiography page (JT). 

5.26.14

  • Added Cowper's partial translation of the Chronicle to 724 to the Chronicles and Historiography page (JT). 

1.23.14

  • added Munich to the Manuscript catalogs page (h/t Luke Yarbrough) (JT). 
  • added link to Parke-Bernet 1948 Auction Catalog under St Catherine's on the Manuscript Catalogs page (JT). 
  • added Muenster to the Manuscripts catalog page (JT). 

9.13.13

  • added an article by Vosté to the Rome section on Manuscript Catalogs page (JT). 

9.12.13

  • added link to Yaqut's entry 'dayr' in the Mu'jam al-buldan to Maps and Geography page (JT). 

8.22.13

  • Edited Brock Handouts for bibliographical style and formatting (SFJ).

8.21.13

  • added links to individual lives in John of Ephesus to Hagiography page (JT).

8.14.13

  • Added links to the Chronicles and Historiography page (SFJ).
  • Added "A Note to Readers" section (written by JT) to the Histories of Syriac Literature page (SFJ).
  • Added a table of contents to the Histories of Syriac Literature Page and also cleaned up links and formatting throughout (SFJ).
  • Turned on the page "Bibliographical Handouts by Dr. Sebastian Brock" (SFJ).
  • All links to Google Books now replaced by links to archive.org (SFJ).

8.9.13

  • Added Voste on 'Aqra and Furlani on the India Office to the Manuscripts page and Zingerle's Chrestomathia to Hagiography page (JT).

8.6.13

  • added works by Cowper, Wright and Nau to the Hagiography page (JT).

8.4.13

  • Added link to description of Vatican's Borgia Syriac mss to Manuscripts page (JT).

8.2.13

  • Reorganized and cleaned up links and formatting on Bible page (SFJ).
  • added links to the Dukhrana Peshitta and STEP online bibles (SFJ).

8.1.13

  • added link to Coptic Museum Syriac mss catalog on Manuscripts page (JT).

7.30.13

  • linked to an article about Hiersemann 500 on Manuscripts page. (JT)
  • cleaned up links and formatting on Manuscripts page (SFJ).

7.28.13

  • linked to another short history of Syriac literature by Baumstark, on Histories of Syriac literature page (JT).

7.27.13

  • linked to Vatican mss catalog on the Manuscripts page (JT).
  • linked to Leiden mss catalogs on the Manuscripts page (JT).
  • linked to Hyvernat article on Vatican Syriac mss on the Manuscripts page (JT).

7.26.13

  • linked to description of Syriac mss fragments in the Ambrosiana. (JT).
  • linked to information about variant B of the editio princeps of the Syriac NT on the Historic Scholarship page (JT).
  • added links to three works on the Maps and Geography page (JT).
  • added a link to Abuna's history of Aramaic literature to Histories of Syriac literature page (JT).
  • added a Note to Readers on the Manuscripts page (SFJ/JT).

7.25.13

  • added link to Baumstark's description of Syrian Orthodox and Syrian Catholic mss in Damascus to Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added links to descriptions of manuscripts in St Mark's monastery in Jerusalem to Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added archive.org link to Assemani's Florence mss catalog to Manuscripts page (JT).

7.24.13

  • added link to the Catalog of manuscripts in the Franciscan Center for the Study of Oriental Christianity in Cairo to the Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added link to Parisot's catalog of mss at Charfeh to Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added a link to Karshuni mss in St Petersburg to Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added link to Baumstark's catalog of mss in Paderborn to Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added link to digital images of Syriac mss at Yale to Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added links to information about Syriac mss at the Morgan Library to Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added link to Sachau's Kurzes Verzeichniss to the Manuscripts page (JT).
  • added a link to Rhetore's grammar of Soureth to Grammars page (JT).
  • added links to information on the Syriac mss at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute (JT).

7.15.13

  • Added a link to the editio princeps of the Syriac NT to the Historic Scholarship page. (JT)

7.12.13

  • Added a link to the English translation of the Armenian version of Michael the Syrian to the Chronicles and historiography page. (JT)

7.10.13

  • Added links to the Syriac text of the Chronicle of Ps-Zacharias Rhetor to the Chronicles and Historiography page (JT).

6.26.13

  • Added link to Princeton's Syriac manuscripts to the Manuscript Catalogs page. (JT).

6.20.13

6.17.13

6.15.13

  • Fixed various broken links and formatting issues on Chronicles and Historiography page (SFJ).

6.8.13

  • Added a link to the Chronicle of John of Nikiu to the Chronicles and Historiography page. (JT).

6.5.13

  • changed the link on A.S. Lewis' Catalog of Syriac mss at Saint Catherine's on the Manuscripts page to point to pdf from CPART at BYU housed on archive.org.  The pdf available through Google Books and Hathi Trust is incorrect not actually for Smith's catalog.  (JT).
  • Added archive.org links to Mingana's Birmingham Catalogs to the Manuscript Catalogs page. (JT).

6.4.13

  • Added link to Library of Congress Sinai mss images at the Catholic University of Louvain and a link to Grigory Kessel's abridged translation of Pigulevskaya's catalog of mss in St Petersburg to the Manuscript Catalogs page. (JT).
  • Added a link to a pdf version of the martyrology of Rabban Sliba to the Hagiography page and linked to Nau's collation of Peeters' edition against another manuscript. (JT).
  • linked to a bookmarked pdf of Schaaf's lexicon of the Syriac NT on the Lexica, Dictionaries, and Glossaries page. (JT).

5.8.13

  • Added links to the Menologia of Simeon Metaphrastes and Basil to the Hagiography page. (JT).

5.7.13

4.11.13

4.10.13

4.6.13

  • Began work on a Diatessaron section on the Bible page; linked to Codex Fuldensis, Codex Cassellanus,Codex Sangallensis, and the Pepysian Harmony. (JT).
  • Added links to digital images of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Syriac manuscripts to the Manuscript Catalogs page. (JT).

3.16.13

  • Added links to Graf's Die Christlich-arabische Literatur and Baumstark's Die christlichen literaturen des Orients to Histories of Syriac Literature page. (JT).

2.8.13

  • Added links to the History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria to the Chronicles and Historiography page. (JT)

1.15.13

  • Added A. Ungnad, Syrische Grammatik to Grammars page (JT).

1.12.12

  • Manuscripts page was updated: added another link to the Levantine Foundation newsletter describing Brock and van Rompay's work at Dayr al-Suryan. Also added links to LOC checklists of mss in St Catherine's and in Jerusalem. (JT).

1.3.12

  • Bible page was updated: updated links to Tischendorf's Editio Octava Critica Major (SFJ).

12.13.12

12.8.12

  • Manuscripts page was updated: added link to the catalogue of the Monastery of St. Anthony (JT).

11.29.12

  • Manuscripts page was updated: added hand-list of Syriac, Christian Arabic, and Garshuni manuscripts currently available at HMML. (SFJ)

11.13.12

  • Bible page was updated: added links to Tischendorf's Editio Octava Critica Maior (JT).

11.10.12

  • Manuscripts page was updated: added Leipzig and St. Petersburg catalogues, as well as link to Gregory's Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament (JT).
  • Bible page was updated: added Gregory's Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, vol. 2, and Gregory's Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament to the Bible pages (JT).

11.3.12

  • Hagiography page was updated: added Chabot, Documenta ad Origenes (JT)
  • Manuscripts page was updated: added a link to Hatch's Album of Dated Syriac Manuscripts (JT) and a link to another resource on mss in Diyarbakir (JT, h/t AM)
  • Bible page was updated: added links to the Bible Tool and the Unbound Bible (JT)
  • Maps and Geography page was updated: added links to two maps, one from Rubens Duval, and one from Sources chretiennes (JT)

10.13.12

  • Maps and Geography page was updated: added a link to the Synecdemus of Hierocles and the Descriptio Orbis Romani of George of Cyprus. (JT).

10.9.12

  • Lexica page was updated: added a link to Freytag's Arabic lexicon. (JT).

10.4.12

9.3.12

  • added section "Grammars in Neighboring Languages" (SFJ)
  • added Stern, Ludwig Christian, Koptische Grammatik (Leipzig, 1880). (SFJ)

8.27.12

  • Manuscripts page was updated: added a link to the Vatican Library's online bibliographic search; updated the local libraries for each city (in parentheses) (SFJ)

8.25.12

  • Manuscripts page was updated: added Haddad's catalog of the Syriac manuscripts in the Chaldean Episcopal library of Kirkuk (Baghdad, 2003). (JT)

8.24.12

  • Manuscriptspage was updated:
    • A. Scher, ed., Notice sur les manuscrits syriaques conservés dans la bibliothèque du couvent des Chaldéens de Notre-Dame-des-Semences, extrait du Journal Asiatique (Paris, 1906). (SFJ)
    • Vosté, Jacques-M., ed., Catalogue de la bibliothèque syro-chaldéenne du Couvent de Notre-Dame des Semences près d’Alqoš (Iraq) (Rome–Paris, 1929). (SFJ)

8.21.12

  • Bible page was updated: added link to the first edition of Brock's The Bible in the Syriac Tradition (JT).

8.20.12

  • Hagiography page was updated: added several more individual saints (JT)
  • Histories of Syriac Lit. page was updated: added link to complete copy of Brock's A Brief Outline, one which includes the chrestomathy (JT)
  • Manuscripts page was updated: added hand-list to MSS of Princeton Theological Seminary (JT)

8.18.12

  • Hagiographypage was updated:
    • Added: A.S. Lewis and M. Dunlop Gibson, ed., Palestinian Syriac Texts from Palimpsest Fragments in the Taylor-Schechter Collection (London, 1900). (JT)
    • Added: A. S. Lewis, ed. Apocrypha Syriaca: The Protevangelium Jacobi and Transitus Mariae, with Texts from the Septuagint, the Corân, the Peshitta, and from a Syriac Hymn in a Syro-Arabic Palimpsest of the Fifth and Other Centuries (London, 1902). (JT)
    • Added: A. Palmer, ed. Tašʻita d-qadiša Mar Šmuʾel w-Mar Šemʻon w-Mar Gabriʾel / maṣḥa wa-sriṭa men nuske ʻatiqe b-yad ʼAndrʼos Baʼlmar (Monastery of Mar Ephrem, Holland, 1983). (JT)
    • Added: G. Mösinger and P. Zingerle, eds., Monumenta Syriaca ex Romanis codicibus collecta, 2 vols. (Innsbruck, 1869, 1878). (JT/SFJ)
    • Added: J.-B. Pitra, Analecta sacra spicilegio solesmensi parata, Vol. 4 (Paris, 1883). (Syriac edited by J.P.P. Martin) (JT/SFJ)
    • Added: E. Sachau, ed., Inedita Syriaca: Eine Sammlung syrischer Übersetzungen von Schriften griechischer Profanliteratur, mit einem Anhang, aus den Handschriften des Brittischen Museums herausgegeben (Vienna, 1870). (JT/SFJ)
    • Added: P. A. de Lagarde, ed. Analecta syriaca (Leipzig, 1858). (JT/SFJ)
    • Added: Vols. 1–3 of, I.E. Rahmani, ed., Studia Syriaca, seu collectio documentorum hactenus ineditorum ex codicibus Syriacis, 5 vols. (Charfeh, 1904–1909). (JT/SFJ)
    • Added: Table of Contents. (More granular view is desirable.) (SFJ)

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