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The Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Petit office de la Très-Sainte Vierge
ISBN: 978-1-61719-761-1
This volume contains the Arabic version of the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the shorter form of the Divine Office for the Virgin.

The Life of St. Ephrem the Syrian, the Great Teacher of the Syriac Church

ISBN: 978-1-61719-759-8
This popular presentation of the life of St. Ephrem in sixteen chapters in Arabic, originally printed at the Dominican Press in Mosul, covers Ephrem’s life and activity from his birth. Final chapters touch on his writings and doctrine.

History of the Za'faraan Monastery

Histoire du Couvent de S. Hanania appelé Deir uz-Zapharan
ISBN: 978-1-61719-758-1
Syrian Orthodox Patriarch and scholar Ignatius Aphram Barsoum (1887-1957) offers, in Arabic, a full history of the famous Saffron Monastery outside Mardin, where he was a monk.

The Book of Signs and the Key to Treasures

La clef des trésors ou recueil d'énigmes religieuses et morales
ISBN: 978-1-61719-757-4
This book is a collection of riddles in Arabic divided into two main sections, one part on spiritual themes, the other on morals. The book was intended to develop the mind and character of young people.

De la vie religieuse chez les Chaldéens

Suivie de l'histoire du couvent catholique de Rhaban-Ormuzd et des persécutions qu'il a essuyées de la part des hérétiques et des musulmans
ISBN: 978-1-61719-521-1
In this volume, Boré (1809-1878), who traveled in the Middle East, offers a study of religious life among the Chaldeans, with much attention given to religious communities and monasticism, especially the Rabban Hormizd Monastery.

Opuscules Maronites

Edited and Translated by François Nau
ISBN: 978-1-61719-397-2
Nau here publishes a collection of Maronite works: three works of John Maron (with French translation), then part of a Maronite Chronicle, some controversial texts, the History of Daniel of Mardin, and, finally, a work touching on 5th cent. Beirut.

The Book of the Himyarites

Fragments of a Hitherto Unknown Syriac Work
Edited and Translated by Axel Moberg
ISBN: 978-1-60724-814-9
The Book of the Himyarites, given in Syriac and English translation, deals with the growth of Christianity in Arabia. The introduction provides details about the historical value of the work and its relationship to other related sources.

The Monks of Kûblâi Khân Emperor of China

Or the History of the Life and Travels of Rabban Ṣâwmâ and Mâr Yahbhallâhâ III
Translation and Introduction by E.A. Wallis Budge
ISBN: 978-1-61719-508-2
This volume contains the English translation of the histories of Rabban Sawma and Mar Yahbalaha III (ca. 1230-1300) and their travels from China across Persia into Iraq. The translator also offers over 100 pages of prefatory material.

The Life of Rabban Hormizd

and the foundation of his Monastery at Al-Kosh
By Wahle Sergius; Edited with an Introduction by E.A. Wallis Budge
ISBN: 978-1-61143-582-5
E. A. Wallis Budge presents here the Syriac text of a metrical, acrostic work that covers the life of Rabban Hormizd and the foundation of the monastery named after him important within the Assyrian Church of the East tradition.

Testi orientali inediti sopra i Sette Dormienti di Efeso

Edited and Translated by Ignazio Guidi
ISBN: 978-1-61719-764-2
The present work contains a number of previously unedited eastern Christian texts (Coptic, Syriac, Arabic, Ethiopic, and Armenian) related to the well-known legend of the Seven Sleepers, edited and translated by the eminent Italian scholar Ignazio Guidi.