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+   Jacob of Serugh (39 works)
On the Baptism of our Savior in the Jordan - ܥܲܠ ܥܡܵܕܼܗ ܕܦܵܪܘܿܩܲܢ ܕܲܒ̣ܝܘܿܪܕܢܵܢ by Jacob of SerughJacob of Serugh. “On the Baptism of our Savior in the Jordan - ܥܲܠ ܥܡܵܕܼܗ ܕܦܵܪܘܿܩܲܢ ܕܲܒ̣ܝܘܿܪܕܢܵܢ.” Based upon Paul Bedjan ed., Homiliae selectae Mar-Jacobi Sarugensis vol. 1 (Paris: Harrassowitz, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified March 28, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/347.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/347
On the Prayer That Our Lord Taught to his Disciples: Our Father Which Art in Heaven - ܥܲܠ ܨܠܘܿܬܼܵܐ ܕܐܲܠܸܦ̣ ܡܵܪܲܢ ܠܬܲܠܡܝܼܕܼܵܘ̈ܗܝ ܐܲܒ̣ܘܼܢ ܕܒܲܫܡܲܝܵܐ ܢܸܬܼܩܲܕܲܫ ܫܡܵܟ̣ by Jacob of SerughJacob of Serugh. “On the Prayer That Our Lord Taught to his Disciples: Our Father Which Art in Heaven - ܥܲܠ ܨܠܘܿܬܼܵܐ ܕܐܲܠܸܦ̣ ܡܵܪܲܢ ܠܬܲܠܡܝܼܕܼܵܘ̈ܗܝ ܐܲܒ̣ܘܼܢ ܕܒܲܫܡܲܝܵܐ ܢܸܬܼܩܲܕܲܫ ܫܡܵܟ̣.” Based upon Paul Bedjan ed., Homiliae selectae Mar-Jacobi Sarugensis vol. 1 (Paris: Harrassowitz, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified March 28, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/349.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/349
+   James the Apostle (1 works)
James (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܝܥܩܘܒ ܫܠܝܚܐ by James the ApostleJames the Apostle. “James (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܝܥܩܘܒ ܫܠܝܚܐ.” Based upon G. H. Gwilliam, J. Pinkerton and John Gwynn eds., The New Testament in Syriac [ܕܝܬܝܩܐ ܚܕܬܐ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ] (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified May 1, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/138.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/138
+   John Rufus (2 works)
Plerophoriae - ܦܠܝܪ̈ܦܘܪܝܣ ܐܘܟܝܬ ܣܗ̈ܕܘܬܐ ܘܓܠܝ̈ܢܐ ܕܗܘܘ ܡܢ ܐܠܗܐ ܠܘܬ ܩܕܝ̈ܫܐ by John RufusJohn Rufus. “Plerophoriae - ܦܠܝܪ̈ܦܘܪܝܣ ܐܘܟܝܬ ܣܗ̈ܕܘܬܐ ܘܓܠܝ̈ܢܐ ܕܗܘܘ ܡܢ ܐܠܗܐ ܠܘܬ ܩܕܝ̈ܫܐ.” Based upon Françoise Nau, Jean Rufus, Évêque de Maïouma: Plérophories, Patrologia Orientalis, (Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1911) . Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified December 3, 2019. https://syriaccorpus.org/522.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/522
Life of Peter the Iberian - ܬܫܥܝܬܐ ܕܕܘܒܪ̈ܘܗܝ ܕܩܕܝܫܐ ܦܛܪܘܣ ܐܝܒܪܝܐ by John RufusJohn Rufus. “Life of Peter the Iberian - ܬܫܥܝܬܐ ܕܕܘܒܪ̈ܘܗܝ ܕܩܕܝܫܐ ܦܛܪܘܣ ܐܝܒܪܝܐ.” Based upon Richard Raabe, Petrus der Iberer: ein Charakterbild zur Kirchen und Sittengeschichte des fünften Jahrhunderts: syrische Übersetzung einer um das Jahr 500 verfassten griechischen Biographie (Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs, 1895). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified December 3, 2019. https://syriaccorpus.org/521.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/521
+   John the Apostle (4 works)
Revelation (Peshitta Version) - ܓܠܝܢܐ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ by John the ApostleJohn the Apostle. “Revelation (Peshitta Version) - ܓܠܝܢܐ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ.” Based upon G. H. Gwilliam, J. Pinkerton and John Gwynn eds., The New Testament in Syriac [ܕܝܬܝܩܐ ܚܕܬܐ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ] (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified May 1, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/145.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/145
3 John (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܬܠܬ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ ܫܠܝܚܐ by John the ApostleJohn the Apostle. “3 John (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܬܠܬ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ ܫܠܝܚܐ.” Based upon G. H. Gwilliam, J. Pinkerton and John Gwynn eds., The New Testament in Syriac [ܕܝܬܝܩܐ ܚܕܬܐ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ] (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified May 1, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/143.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/143
2 John (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܬܪ̈ܬܝܢ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ ܫܠܝܚܐ by John the ApostleJohn the Apostle. “2 John (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܬܪ̈ܬܝܢ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ ܫܠܝܚܐ.” Based upon G. H. Gwilliam, J. Pinkerton and John Gwynn eds., The New Testament in Syriac [ܕܝܬܝܩܐ ܚܕܬܐ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ] (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified May 1, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/142.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/142
1 John (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ ܫܠܝܚܐ by John the ApostleJohn the Apostle. “1 John (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ ܫܠܝܚܐ.” Based upon G. H. Gwilliam, J. Pinkerton and John Gwynn eds., The New Testament in Syriac [ܕܝܬܝܩܐ ܚܕܬܐ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ] (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified May 1, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/141.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/141
+   John the Evangelist (1 works)
Gospel of John - ܐܘܢܓܠܝܘܢ ܩܕܝܫܐ ܟܪܘܙܘܬܐ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ by John the EvangelistJohn the Evangelist. “Gospel of John - ܐܘܢܓܠܝܘܢ ܩܕܝܫܐ ܟܪܘܙܘܬܐ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ.” Based upon G. H. Gwilliam, J. Pinkerton and John Gwynn eds., The New Testament in Syriac [ܕܝܬܝܩܐ ܚܕܬܐ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ] (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified May 1, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/121.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/121
+   John the Solitary (1 works)
Dialogue on the Soul - ܢܝ̈ܫܐ ܐܚܪ̈ܢܐ ܥܠ ܢܦܫܐ by John the SolitaryJohn the Solitary. “Dialogue on the Soul - ܢܝ̈ܫܐ ܐܚܪ̈ܢܐ ܥܠ ܢܦܫܐ.” Based upon Sven Dedering ed., Johannes Von Lykopolis. Ein Dialog Über Die Seele Und Die Affekte Des Menschen (Leipzig: O. Harrassowitz, 1936). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified March 29, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/339.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/339
+   Joseph Hazzaya (1 works)
On Prayer - ܥܲܠ ܬܹܐܘܿܪܝܼܵܐ ܪܘܼܚܵܢܵܝܼܬܵܐ by Joseph HazzayaJoseph Hazzaya. “On Prayer - ܥܲܠ ܬܹܐܘܿܪܝܼܵܐ ܪܘܼܚܵܢܵܝܼܬܵܐ .” Based upon Alphonse Mingana ed., Woodbrooke Studies VII: Early Christian Mystics (Cambridge: Heffer and Sons, 1934). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified November 7, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/501.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/501
+   Joshua the Stylite (1 works)
Chronicle of Ps.-Joshua the Stylite - ܡܟܬܒܢܘܬܐ ܕܬܫܥܝܬܐ ܕܙܒܢܐ ܕܐܘܠܨܢܐ ܕܗܘ̣ܐ ܒܐܘܪܗܝ ܘܒܐܡܕ ܘܒܟܠܗ̇ ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ by Joshua the StyliteJoshua the Stylite. “Chronicle of Ps.-Joshua the Stylite - ܡܟܬܒܢܘܬܐ ܕܬܫܥܝܬܐ ܕܙܒܢܐ ܕܐܘܠܨܢܐ ܕܗܘ̣ܐ ܒܐܘܪܗܝ ܘܒܐܡܕ ܘܒܟܠܗ̇ ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ .” Based upon William Wright ed., The Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite, composed in Syriac A.D. 507 (Cambridge: University Press, 1882). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified April 26, 2019. https://syriaccorpus.org/485.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/485
+   Jude the Apostle (1 works)
Jude (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܝܗܘܕܐ ܫܠܝܚܐ by Jude the ApostleJude the Apostle. “Jude (Peshitta Version) - ܐܓܪܬܐ ܕܝܗܘܕܐ ܫܠܝܚܐ.” Based upon G. H. Gwilliam, J. Pinkerton and John Gwynn eds., The New Testament in Syriac [ܕܝܬܝܩܐ ܚܕܬܐ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ] (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1905). Digital Syriac Corpus. Last modified May 1, 2018. https://syriaccorpus.org/144.URI: https://syriaccorpus.org/144