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Titles

  • The Children or Sleepers of Ephesus (text) 1
  • Enfants d’Éphèse (texte) 1

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Incipit (Opening Line)

  1. ܟܕ ܕܝܢ ܕܩܝܘܣ ܥܘܠܐ ܐܡܠܟ ܗܘ̣ܐ: ܘܢܚܬ ܗܘ̣ܐ ܠܒܘܙܢܛܝܐ ܡܕܝܢܬܐ ܡܢ ܓܪܬܓܢܐ ܡܕܝܢܬܐ. 1
  2. Sous le règne de l’impie Dèce, il était descendu dans la ville de Byzance en venant de la ville de Carthagène. 1

Explicit (Closing Line)

  1. ܘܒܚܕܘܬܐ ܕܗܝܡܢܘܬܗ ܐܙܠܘ ܥܡܗ ܐܦܣ̈ܩܘܦܐ ܠܩܘܣܛܢܛܝܢܘܦܘܠܝܣ ܟܕ ܡܫܒܚܝܢ ܠܐܠܗܐ. ܐܡܝܢ. 1
  2. Et dans la joie de sa foi les évêques allèrent avec lui à Constantinople en louant Dieu. Amen. 1

Editions

  1. Paul Bedjan (ed.), Acta martyrum et sanctorum ( Parisiis; Lipsiae: Harrasssowitz, 1890), vol: 1, : p. 301-325 + variantes p. 528-535.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record (Edition from manuscript witness 1. See below.)
  2. Jacques Eugène Manna, Morceaux choisis de littérature araméene ( Mossoul: Imprimerie des Pères Dominicains, 1901), vol: 2, : p. 210-224.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record (Edition from manuscript witness 16. See below.)
  3. Ignazio Guidi, Testi orientali inediti sopra i Sette dormienti di Efeso ( Roma, 1884), : 12 (1884), p. 35-44 de l’extrait.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record (Edition from manuscript witness 2. See below.)
  4. Jean Baptiste Chabot (ed.), Chronicon Pseudo-Dionysianum vulgo dictum: [pars] I, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 91, 104 ( Louvainn.d.), vol: 1, : Paris, 1927, p. 135-143 et 195-206.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record (Edition from manuscript witness 3. See below.)
  5. Otto Friedrich Tullberg and Carolus Henricus Bergman, Dionysii Telmahharensis Chronici liber primus e codice Ms. syriaco Bibliothecae Vaticanae ( Upsaliae, 1851), : Uppsala, 1848, p. 167-178.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record (Edition from manuscript witnesses , 5. See below.)

Modern Translations

  1. Italian: " I sette dormienti. Storia e leggenda," Bessarione vol. 1 ( 1896-1897), pp: 318-320, Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record 1
  2. Latin: Jean Baptiste Chabot (ed.), Chronicon Pseudo-Dionysianum vulgo dictum: [pars] I, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 91, 104 ( Louvainn.d.), vol: 1, pp: 101-107 et 145-153, Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record 1
  3. German: Victor Ryssel, " Syrische Quellen abendländischer Erzählungsstoffe: III. Der Pariser Text der Siebenschläferlegende," Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen vol. 94 ( 1895), vol: 2, pp: 251-277, Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record 1

Ancient Versions

  1. Soghdian: Nicholas Sims-Williams, The Christian Sogdian manuscript C2, Schriften zur Geschichte und Kultur des Alten Orients. Berlin Turfantexte, vol. 12 ( Berlin, 1985), pp: 154-157, Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Worldcat Bibliographic record 1

Syriac Manuscript Witnesses

  1. coll. sur copie d’un ms de Londres par Wright + variantes du ms Berlin, Königliche Bibliothek, syr. 75 (Sachau 222), f. 260-271 1
  2. mss Londres, British Library, Add. 12160, f. 147-152v (mutilé du début) + Add. 14650, f. 81v-89 1
  3. ms Vatican, Syr. 162, f. 37-39 et 55-58 1
  4. ms Vatican, Syr. 162, f. 37-39 1
  5. ms Dawra, Monastère chaldéen, cod. 623 (olim Alqosh, Monastère N.-D. des Semences, cod. 213 Vosté), cah. 3, p. 17 - cah. 5, p. 17 1
  6. ms Dawra, Monastère chaldéen, cod. 629 (olim Alqosh, Monastère N.-D. des Semences, cod. 216 Vosté), f. 179-201 1
  7. ms Alqosh, Monstère N.-D. des Semences, cod. 215 (Vosté) (ms perdu ?) 1
  8. mss Londres, British Library, Add. 14736, f. 12r-v (fgt) 1
  9. mss Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, syr. 235 1
  10. mss Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, syr. 284 1
  11. mss Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, syr. 309, f. 271-290 1
  12. mss Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, syr. 326, f. 126-146v 1
  13. ms Berlin, Königliche Bibliothek, or. quart. 1051 (Assfalg 25), f. 11-21v 1
  14. ms Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard University Library, Syr. 107, f. 11v-20v 1
  15. ms Damas, Patriarcat syrien orthodoxe, cod. 12/18 (olim ms Dayr az-Za‘faran, cod. 19), f. 75v-78v 1
  16. The manuscript witnesses for edition 2 are undetermined. 1

Sources

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca http://syriaca.org/bibl/649, entry: 29.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 V. Ryssel, " Der Einfluss der syrischen Literatur auf das Abendland," Theologische Zeitschrift aus der Schweiz vol. 13 ( 1896), pp: 43-66.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Th. Nöldeke, " CR de Guidi," Göttingische gelehrte Anzeigen unter der Aufsicht der Königl. Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften Nr. 11 ( 1886)Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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  • 5 " I sette dormienti. Storia e leggenda," Bessarione vol. 1 ( 1896-1897), pp: 318-320.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 P. Peeters, " CR de Allgeier," Analecta Bollandiana vol. 39 ( 1921), pp: 176-179.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 P. Peeters, " Le Texte original de la Passion des Sept dormants," Analecta Bollandiana vol. 41 ( 1923), pp: 369-385.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 I. Guidi, " Bemerkungen zum ersten Bande der syrischen Acta Martyrum et Sanctorum," Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft vol. 46 ( 1892), pp: 749-750.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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  • 11 N. Sims-Williams, The Christian Sogdian Manuscript C2, Schriften zur Geschichte und Kultur des Alten Orients. Berlin Turfantexte, vol. 12 ( Berlin, 1985), pp: 154-157.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 12 M. Van Esbroeck, " La Légende des Sept Dormants d’Éphèse selon le Codex Syriaque N.S. 4 de Saint-Pétersbourg," in R. Lavenant (ed.), VI Symposium Syriacum 1992, Orientalia christiana analecta, vol. 247 ( Rome, 1994), pp: 189-200.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 13 Z. ʿAywāṣ, " Qiṣṣat ahl al-kahf fi al-maṣādir al-suryāniyya," Journal of the Syriac Academy vol. 1 ( 1975), pp: 103-126.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
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Qitmir, dog of the Sleepers of Ephesus - [Syriac Not Available](Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saintssaint, 249-251 ) Names: ViricariusIn hagiography Qitmir dog of the Sleepers of Ephesus is the name given to a dog who was entombed and commemorated with the Sleepers...URI: http://syriaca.org/person/3018
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