Gregory Bar Hebraeus, most well known for his historical works, also produced a grammar of the Syriac language. The present volume presents his grammar typed in Serto font and accompanied by Latin chapter headings.
This volume presents the text of one of the most important historical works of the Syriac tradition: the world history of Gregory Bar Hebraeus, which attempts to provide a history of the world from Adam until Bar Hebraeus' own lifetime.
The Book of Conversation of Wisdom is a compendium of Aristotelian philosophy by Barhebraeus in four chapters: logic, the natural sciences, metaphysics and religious matters. This facsimile edition reproduces a manuscript transcribed in 1902.
The Book of the Pupils of the Eye is a short compendium of Aristotelian logic by Barhebraeus. This facsimile edition reproduces a manuscript of the work copied by Ya‘qub b. Buṭrus Sākā in 1896. Ignatius Ephrem Barṣaum made corrections to the text on the basis of another manuscript in 1904.
The Book of the Dove is the ascetical guide composed by Bar-Hebraeus for aspiring hermits. It concerns the training of the body and the soul for ascetical life. The spiritual rest of the perfect is also described, along with a spiritual autobiography of Bar-Hebraeus himself.
Bar Hebraeus, a celebrated Syriac writer of the thirteenth century, wrote on nearly every subject imaginable. The Book of Ethics is a manual of discipline and etiquette covering secular life as well as spiritual life.
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