Book 4 of 5 from a Latin theological compendium that was extremely popular among Catholics in Arabic Garshuni (Arabic in Syriac script) translation. This copy includes Part 10, on the sacraments generally and Part 11, on the sacraments individually.
Western rite liturgical texts for each day of the week, begins and ends abruptly; main body of the Šḥīmō in Syriac; additional liturgies and prayers in Arabic Garshuni, including funeral and baptism liturgies, (f. 231r-286r, 289v-293v); Church calendar in Arabic Garshuni for 1794-1843 (f. 286v-289r); some leaves pasted over.
Copy of the Gospels, written in canonical order, with rubrics for liturgical readings; table of contents in order of the liturgical year, (f. 1v-6r); short text read in preparation for the Gospel, (f. 7r). After the Gospels, there is a note concerning their composition.
The four Gospels, text of the first Gospel begins abruptly with Matthew 2:21. Copy is laid out in parallel columns of Syriac (left) and Arabic Garshuni (right). Includes rubrics for liturgical readings and a table of contents in the order of the liturgical year (f. 1r-2v). This copy was made from a manuscript dated 1209 (f. 424v). Ink bleed through on many pages.
Eastern Syriac rite including liturgical prayers for various feasts and Sundays; begins abruptly; many prayers attributed to Eliyá III, Catholicos of the Church of the East (died 1190); also includes a prayer for the lack of rain (f. 100v-101v). Many pages repaired along top and gutter.