This brief but important work provides readers with a concise overview of the School of Nisibis, the east Syriac study center, including the famous teachers and students associated with it and its functional arrangement.
In the present work, Scher covers the Syriac (and some Arabic) manuscripts then located at the Chaldean Patriarchal Library in Mosul, which possessed a broad and rich collection. An index of authors and anonymous works concludes the catalog.
This catalogue lists 153 manuscripts from the Chaldean monastery Notre-Dame-des Semences, located near Alqosh, Iraq.
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