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Armenian Sermons

Jacob, Bishop of Nisibis [Armenian title] Sancti Patris Nostri Jacobi Episcopi Nisibeni Sermones. Cum Praefatione, Notis, & Dissertatione de Ascetis, quae omnia nunc primum in lucem prodeunt. Rome Typis Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide 1756
First edition Folio, pp.[12], xlvi, [ii (blank)], 488. Text in Armenian and Latin, life in Greek and Latin. Nineteenth-century diced calf, narrow gilt foliate border round covers, rebacked with modern calf, red lettering piece. A very good large copy with wide margins, minor soiling to a few pages.
Brunet III, 483

The author, who died in 338, was appointed bishop to Nisibis (modern Nisaybin on the Turkish/Syrian border) in 308, and was spiritual father to St. Ephrem the Syrian.