Compilation of liturgical hymns, most attributed to Khāmīs bar Qardāḥe; some attributed to Gīwargīs Wardā; missing beginning and end. Leaves are damaged and fragile; extensively repaired. Original leaves are a soft, unburnished paper with barely visible laid lines; replacement pages are machine made paper.
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.
Collection of poetry by ʻUrfī Shīrāzī, begins abruptly; includes sections called Qaṣāʼid afṣaḥ al-mutaqaddimīn wa-al-mutaʼakhirīn, Muqaṭṭaʻāt, Rubāʻīyāt, Javāb-i Makhzan, Sāqīʹnāmah and Qaṣīdat Mawlanā ʻAmīdī, another section of praise poetry labeled by individual is also included; some of the titles were added by a later hand. A number of headpiece decorations and detailed marginal doodles were also added by a later hand.
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.
A damanged and lacunose copy of Laylī va Majnūn; the pages are mostly detached with leaves missing and out of order; the first leaf is adhered to the upper board. The whole work is held in a damaged leather wrapper.