Kitab al-Abrkassis. الأبركسيس أي الأعمال المختصة بالرسل القديسين

AL-ZAKHIR, ABDALLAH / EARLY ARABIC PRINTING FROM SHUWAYR (MOUNT LEBANON).

Book ID: 2906

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4to. 6 of 8 pp., introduction lacking the first two pages, 404 pp., Arabic lithographic text within borders, some headings printed in red, text complete, contemporary embossed full calf, rubbed round edges, raised spine, hand written inscriptions on end papers, printed at St John the Baptist Monastery, Dayr al-Shuwayr, Lebanon, 1859.

Synopsis

The Gospel according to Saint Luke is the third of the four canonical Gospels. It tells of the origins, ministry, atonement, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ. This work was produced for the use of Arabic speaking members of the Greek Catholic (Melchite) Church, this Evangelion comprises Saint Luke’s Gospel arranged for reading throughout the liturgical year.

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