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The legend of A rchelides, that's released within the following pages, has hitherto been identified by means of extracts in basic terms. it really is pointed out for the 1st time in A sseman s Bibliotheca Orientals, III, 286 who, wrongly, identifies A rchelides with John of Rome even if there's a definite likeness among the 2 legends ). Wiistenfeld has translated the A rabic textual content of the synaxary of the Coptic church 2). In 1897 Erman edited a few Coptic fragments of the legend including the A rabic textual content of Wiistenfeld stranslation 3). The Coptic textual content is a poetic model, which turns out to were destined for public recitation. Sachau has given a precis of our Ms. Bin his catalogue of the Syriac Mss. at Berlin 4). the current ebook comprises the Syriac, A rabic and A ethiopic models of the legend. i've got altered the readings of the Mss. in basic terms the place the copyist turns out to have made a blunder. So i've got retained the orthography 1) The legend of John of Rome or John bar Malke is located in Bedjan s Acta Martyrum, I, 344 365. 2) Synaxarium das ist Heiligen-kalender dcr coptischen Christen p. 237 ct scqu. three) A bhandlungen der Berliner educational der Wissenschaften 1897. four) Verzeichniss der syrischen Handschriften II, 743 et scqu.
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Return and say: "Be not sorry, for although being afar thyself, thy prayer to God is able to bring thee from Him that which thou that and violate longing for. So thou wilt find relief to thy delight and thou wilt return joyfully and give praise to God art The brother went and told her holy Archelides had said to him. " and replied to the brother Lord, be not angry because my messages between For us. him: said to "I beseech thee, humble thee by these I also thereby thou wilt gain great reward, because thou givest rest to my soul, which and wearied by suffering.

Quot; coming of the strange woman and said Lord, there is a strange and sick woman the convent; and she is to him: "My at the gate of weeping vehemently and in distress, she beseecheth thee to pray over her and to lay thy hand on her and give her thy blessing. " said to him: "Thou too, our art acquainted with the rule and order that hath been laid down in this convent, which alloweth not any woman to be seen here. How could I do brother, my vow to God? Return and say: "Be not sorry, for although being afar thyself, thy prayer to God is able to bring thee from Him that which thou that and violate longing for.

The next morning she took with her two eunuchs and much money to distribute in that convent and among the poor and the needy. God brought her [to the Three days before God had taught In a few days the grace of end of her journey]. the blessed Archelides about the coming of his mother. " ; the porter answered from my Lord, who art thou She answered and said ? to him: "My Lord, am I a strange woman befallen by and feeble of strength. I have come to pray in convent and to be blessed also by the blessed illness this Archelides.

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