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MS. Pococke 415

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Doctrinal, 17th cent.

1. f. 3
Incipit: Խոստովանիմք և հաւատամք ամենակատար սրտիւ զհայր ա՟ծ, անեղ, անծին և անսկիզբն …
Language(s): Armenian

I.e. 'Confession of faith of orthodox, who confess one nature in the Divine Christ, and one Godhead in teh Trinity'. There is another title written by the same hand in the middle of f. 2(b): Դաւանութ՟ի յԵփեսոսի ս՟բ ժողովուն բ՟ճ՟ հայրպ՟տաց, i.e. 'Confession of Faith of the 200 fathers in the Council of Ephesus'. THis form of confession is recited in the evening ceremony introductory to the ordination of a priest.

2. f. 6
Incipit: Երկաբնակն ասէ, թէ ք՟ս բ՟ բնութ՟ի ունի, ա՟ծութ՟ի ուրիշ և մարդկութիւն ուրիշ … Պատասխանի. իսկ բնաւորական էութ՟ի մարդոյ անփոփոխելի մնայ …
Language(s): Armenian

A marginal note wrongly attributes this tract to St. Nerses Shnorhali.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 6.25" × 4.375" in.

Layout

Hand(s)

Written in Nōtrgir script

History

Origin: 17th cent.

Provenance and Acquisition

This MS. was bought in 1693, in the collection of Edward Pococke, D.D., the Orientalist.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Baronian, Sukias, Rev.; Conybeare, F. C. (Frederick Cornwallis); Catalogue of the Armenian manuscripts in the Bodleain Library; Oxford, at the Clarendon Press 1918

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

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