Edited by E. A. W. Budge
The Book of the Bee is a collection of theological and historical texts compiled by Solomon of Akhlat in the thirteenth century. The book consists of 55 chapters discussing various topics including the creation, heaven and earth, the angels, darkness, paradise, Old Testament patriarchs, New Testament events, lists of kings and patriarchs, and the final day of resurrection. This edition by E. A. W. Budge gives the original Syriac text with an English translation. The edition also includes an extract from the Arabic version of the same text.