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Title: The Profitable Counsels of Šem'ōn d-Ṭaibūtēh
Subtitle: The Syriac Original and its Sogdian Version
Author(s): KESSEL, Grigory , SIMS-WILLIAMS, Nicholas
Journal: Le Muséon
Volume: 124    Issue: 3-4   Date: 2011   
Pages: 279-302
DOI: 10.2143/MUS.124.3.2141855

Abstract :
This article presents a previously unknown work by Šem'ōn d-Ṭaibūtēh, an East Syriac monastic author of the 7th century. In addition to discussing the manuscript evidence for this short treatise and its authenticity, the authors offer an edition of the Syriac text based on the one available witness, an early 20th century manuscript from Šarfeh (Lebanon), and an edition of a Sogdian translation of the text which they have discovered in the Berlin Turfan collection.

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