Jacob of Sarug's Homily on Samson [Paperback]

Dana Miller (Editor); Mary Hansbury (Editor)

ISBN: 9781463242909 | Published by: Gorgias Press | Series: Texts from Christian Late Antiquity | Volume: 63 | Year of Publication: 2021 | Language: English/Syriac 76p, H229 x W152 (mm)

Jacob of Sarug's Homily on Samson


Recognized as a saint by both Chalcedonian and non-Chalcedonian Christians alike, Jacob of Sarug (d. 521) produced many narrative poems that have rarely been translated into English. Of his reported 760 metrical homilies, only about half survive. Part of a series of fascicles containing the bilingual Syriac-English editions of Saint Jacob of Sarug’s homilies, this volume contains his homily on Samson. The Syriac text is fully vocalized, and the translation is annotated with a commentary and biblical references. The volume is one of the fascicles of Gorgias Press's Complete Homilies of Saint Jacob of Sarug, which, when complete, will contain all of Jacob’s surviving sermons.

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