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Bar Hebraeus’ Chronography The Patriarchs. From Adam to Moses Translated from Syriac by Ernest A. Wallis Budge

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Oxford University Press London 1932 I The First Series of generations, which beginneth with the Patriarchs. ADAM, the first man, the king of those who are on the earth, according to the opinion of the Divine Book, was created on Friday, the sixth day of the month of NISAN, the first month of year one of the existence of the world, which began on the first day of the week (Sunday), the first day of the month of NISAN. Now ‘ANYANOS (ANIANUS) the monk, adducing testimonies from the Book of ENOCH, saith, that seventy years after the expulsion from PARADISE, ADAM knew EVE, and she...

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THE SENTENCES OF THE SYRIAC MENANDER The Epitome of the Sentences of the Syriac ‘Menander / by T. BAARDA

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The Epitome of the Sentences of the Syriac ‘Menander’ 1 Menander, the Sage, (1) 2 Before everything, fear God, 3 and honor the one that is older than you, 4 for thus you shall be honored by God. (2) 5 Flee from everything that is hateful. (3) 6 There is no one who follows his stomach or his lust, 7 who immediately shall not be dishonored and despised. (4) 8 Blessed is the man who has mastered his stomach and his lust. (5) 9 The main source of all good things is the fear of God: 10 it delivers us from all evil things, 11 and in your distresses you will call upon him, 12 and he will listen...

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