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Homilies of Mar Jacob of Sarug/Homiliae Selectae Mar-Jacobi Sarugensis as the Reward of Asceticism in Mēmrā of Jacob of Serug”, Hugoye, vol. 7, no. Works Cited. Any information without attribution has been created following the editorial guidelines. 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca . From what I have read of Jacob of Serug, he belonged to the non-Chalcedonian party in Syria, now commonly called the Syrian Orthodox.

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They were not a part of the Orthodox Church.

As I have already written, Jacob of Sarug is an acceptable Father for us, but not a commemorated saint, at least not today. Syriac Text and French Translation: Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Cambridge University Press, Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki.

Academy of Lincei, This certainly helps me a great deal to understand some of the troubles of various Churches of the East coming together. As Jacob was born in the same year as the controversial Council of Chalcedonhe lived through the intense rifts that split Eastern Christianitywhich led to most Syriac speakers being separated from Byzantine communion. Regular Jacoob Members posts.

I have found that profit for my own soul, for example. Jacob of Sarug’s homilies on the six days of creation by Jacob Book 5 editions published in in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Most widely held works by Jacob. Please log in to reply. Dickens Frequent Poster Members posts.

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He must be a saint in the Syriac Church. Probably just someone who didn’t have their sources straight. They are written throughout in dodecasyllabic metre, and those published deal mainly with biblical themes, though there are also poems on such subjects as the deaths of Christian martyrsthe fall of the idols and the First Council of Nicaea. Also for St Isaac, that part of the church walled itself away from the others so they weren’t really involved in the Nestorian controversy, if i remember my readings correctly.


Of Jacob’s prose works, which are not nearly so numerous, the most interesting are his letters, which throw light upon some of the events of his time and reveal his attachment to Miaphysitismwhich was then struggling for supremacy in the Syrian churches, and particularly at Edessa, over the opposite teaching of Nestorius.

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Finally, from Waltersan Armenian Gospel-book from serg, here is Jesus post temptation, being ministered to by angels. Michael Dear Michael I write again, in at least today’s Armenian Church Calendar you’ll not find a saint by that name. 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 the Sinful Woman.

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Tomus Sextusvol. If one could be get acquainted with different editions or compilations of the synaxarions of the Armenian Orthodox Church none of which is used todayone would see many names there, sserug of Chalcedonic saints for example, that of John the Merciful, Patriarch of Alexandrianot commemorated in our Church and not used now with the word Saint before their names.

Saint Jacob of Serug?

Text and German Translation: AuthorOtherAttributed name. Syriac Text and German Translation: There were no accurate information available due to the lack of translations and where there were some translations this favoured Nestorius more. This article or section needs a cleanup to bring it to a higher standard of quality. GuidiTesti orientali inediti sopra i Sette dormienti di Efeso. I always read with much pain that in a certain Eastern Orthodox Church there is some division, even for some frivolous matter, according to my understanding, not Christological at all, some calendar case or I don’t know what else, and this hinders one part to not have communion with the other part, even calling each other heretics, not wanting to enter the churches of each other, it is forbidden.


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When he found out what the sister churches taught and established through the Councils especially after the 4th one, it actually confirms what the Persian church already taught but due to the charges levelled at them by heretics and the persecutions they had to endure,they were unable to counter their arguments properly.

Pierre Vade retro Satana P. GismondiLinguae syriacae grammatica et chrestomathia cum glossario scholis accommodata. Syriac Orthodox Church As far as I know, neither homily has been translated before, so hopefully, even with some inevitable imperfections in this first translation, they will both now kacob with more readers.

Those so many differences didn’t hinder me from being one with them. Of his merits as a writer and poet we are now well able to judge from P. Notify the editors of a mistake: Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.

Subscribe to comments with RSS. Tomus Quartiusvol. Retrieved from ” https: I lived among the Copts 1. Posted 27 February – Jacobi Sarugensis”, Louvain, Iacobus Sarugiensis ; [1] c.