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Document Details :
Title: The Creed of Aithallah
Subtitle: A Study in the History of the Early Syriac Symbol
Author(s): BUNDY, D.D.
Journal: Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses
Volume: 63 Issue: 1 Date: April 1987
The document published as 'The Letter of Aithallah Bishop of Edessa to the Christians of Persia Concerning the Faith' purports to be an account of the Council of Nicea, although it is to be noted that no explicit aim is made to first hand knowledge of the council. It was edited by Mechitarist Father Thorissian on the basis of the only known manuscript, a lectionary, of St. Lazarus, Venice, Ms. 822 fol. 306-640 (probably 13th century) and accompanied by a translation which is unfortunately too free to be of scientific use.