Syriac Manuscripts from Malabar makes available to scholarship precious Syriac manuscripts from Kerala, India, in facsimile editions. The volumes are printed on heavy paper and bound in deluxe cloth. Whenever possible, an accompanying CD gives the images in color. Each volume contains a detailed introduction by a specialist.
This book is one of the most important sources for the canon law of the East-Syrian Church. In Canon I of the council held in the year 1318, this collection was proclaimed the authoritative canon law and has since retained its status as the binding legal collection of the East Syrian Church. This second edition reproduces the original manuscript in color.
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