Cairo – Coptic Catholic Patriarchate

Inventory: Coptic Catholic Patriarchate, Cairo, Egypt, prepared by William F. Macomber

CCP 1-1

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic lectionary for the feasts and Sundays of the months from Baramhat to al-Nasi
  • Language: Bohairic, except for the colophons, which are in Coptic-Arabic; Folios: 155; Date: 1875 A.D.

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CCP 1-2

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic lectionary for the fasts
  • Language: Bohairic; Folios: 300; Date: 19/20th century

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CCP 1-3

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic-Arabic lectionary of the gospels and Old Testament for the fasts
  • Language: Bohairic-Arabic; Folios: 384; Date: 19/20th century

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CCP 1-4

  • Principal Work: Nikon of the Black Mountain, Kitab al-hawi [The book of the encyclopedia]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 508; Date: 1223 A.D.

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CCP 1-5

  • Principal Work: Coptic Orthodox Church. Coptic-Arabic lectionary of the Praxapostolos for the fasts and for Eastertide
  • Language: Bohairic-Arabic; Folios: 278; Date: 1811 A.D.

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CCP 1-6 & 2-1

  • Principal Work: Bible. Old Testament. Prophets and Maccabees
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 389; Date: 1713 A.D.

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CCP 2-2

  • Principal Work: Bible. Old Testament. Joshua to Chronicles
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 296; Date: 1712 A.D.

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CCP 2-3

  • Principal Work: Bible. Old Testament. Genesis, with commentary. Anonymous commentator thought to be Marqus al-Darir ibn Mawhub Ibn al-Qanbar
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 226; Date: 1713 A.D.

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CCP 2-4

  • Principal Work: Bible. New Testament. Praxapostolos
  • Language: Bohairic-Arabic; Folios: 456; Date: 1787 A.D.

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CCP 2-5

  • Principal Work: Anonymous compiler, Al-majma’ al-muqaddas al-Afasusi [The holy Council of Ephesus]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 627; Date: 1878 A.D.

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CCP 2-6

  • Principal Work: Jean-Claude de Vertrieu, Kitab mukhtasar al-ta’lim al-lahuti, al-kitab al-awwal wa-al-thani [The abridged book of theological doctrine, books one and two]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 348; Date: 1861 A.D.

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CCP 2-7

  • Principal Work: Sim’an ibn Kalil ibn Maqarah, Tafsir injil al-qiddis Matta al-bashir [Commentary on the gospel of the evangelist, St. Matthew]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 272; Date: 17/18th century

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CCP 3-1

  • Principal Work: Cornelius a Lapide, S.J., Kitab tafsir injil Mari Luqa al-injili [The book of the commentary on the gospel of the evangelist, St. Luke]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 170; Date: 18th century (in a Syrian hand)

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CCP 3-2

  • Principal Work: Cornelius a Lapide, S.J., Tafsir injil lil-qiddis Mari Yuhanna al-injili al-rasul [Commentary on the gospel of the evangelist (and) apostle, St. John]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 327; Date: 1803 A.D.

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CCP 3-3A/B

  • Principal Work: A – Praxapostolos; B – John Chrysostom, Sharh bisharat Yuhanna al-injili [Commentary on the gospel of the evangelist John]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: A – 195, B – 172; Date: A – 1719 A.D., B – 17/18th century

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CCP 3-4

  • Principal Work: John Chrysostom, Al-durr al-muntakhab [The select pearls]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 272; Date: 1746 A.D.

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CCP 3-5

  • Principal Work: Cornelius a Lapide, S.J., Tafsir risalatayn al-qiddis Butrus [Commentary on the two epistles of St. Peter]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 278; Date: 18th century

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CCP 3-6

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic-Arabic lectionary for the year
  • Language: Bohairic-Arabic; Folios: 301; Date: 1811 A.D.

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CCP 3-7

  • Principal Work: Francesco Maria da Salemi, O.F.M., Mukhtasar al-majma’ al-Khalaqaduni al-muqaddas [Abridgement of the holy Council of Chalcedon]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 193; Date: 1882 A.D.

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CCP 3-8

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic lectionary for the months from Tut to Kihak
  • Language: Bohairic; Folios: 248; Date: 1822 A.D.

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CCP 4-1

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic lectionary for the feasts and Sundays of the months from Tubah to Barmudah
  • Language: Bohairic; Folios: 164; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 4-2

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic lectionary for the feasts and Sundays of the months from Tut to Amshir
  • Language: Bohairic; Folios: 84; Date: 19th century

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CCP 4-3

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic lectionary for the feasts and Sundays of Tubah and Amshir, for the Ninevite Fast and for Shrove Sunday
  • Language: Bohairic; Folios: 73; Date: 19/20th century

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CCP 4-4

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic-Arabic lectionary from the Praxapostolos for the feasts, Saturdays and Sundays of the months from Tut to Amshir
  • Language: Bohairic-Arabic; Folios: 324; Date: 1817/8 A.D.

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CCP 4-5

  • Principal Work: Coptic Orthodox Church. Coptic-Arabic lectionary for Passion Week, part 2
  • Language: Bohairic-Arabic; Folios: 206; Date: 1780 A.D.

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CCP 4-6

  • Principal Work: Paolo Segneri, S.J., Collection of Sermons
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 361; Date: 1790 A.D.

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CCP 4-7

  • Principal Work: Hermann Busenbaum, S.J., Kitab khass ilm al-niyah [(The book) of the science of special moral theology]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 251; Date: 19th century

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CCP 4-8

  • Principal Work: Cornelius à Lapide, S.J., Tafsir injil Mar Yuhanna al-rasul [Commentary on the gospel of the apostle St. John]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 269; Date: 1690 A.D.

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CCP 4-9

  • Principal Work: John Chrysostom, Sharh bisharat Yuhanna al-injili [Explanation of the gospel of the evangelist John (part 1)]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 305; Date: 1745 A.D.

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CCP 4-10

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic lectionary for the feasts of Eastertide
  • Language: Bohairic; Folios: 72; Date: 1827 A.D.

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CCP 4-11

  • Principal Work: Jean-Claude de Vertrieu, (Kitab al-‘ilm) al-lahuti. Al-kitab al-khamis [(The book of the science) of theology, book 5]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 211; Date: 19th century

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CCP 5-1

  • Principal Work: Commentary of Marqus al-Dariir ibn Mawhub Ibn al-Qanbar, Pentateuch, with commentary
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 311; Date: 19th century

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CCP 5-2

  • Principal Work: Paolo Segneri, S.J., Collection of Sermons
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 321; Date: 19th century

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CCP 5-3

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Euchologion
  • Language: Bohairic, but the first prayer is in Bohairic-Arabic and the rubrics, as usual, are all in Arabic; Folios: 263; Date: 19th century

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CCP 5-4

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Arabic lectionary for the monts of Tut and Babah
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 106; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 5-5

  • Principal Work: Anonymous, Kitab sirr al-Thaluth fi khidmat al-kahanut [The book of the mystery of the Trinity in the ministry of the priesthood]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 17; Date: 19th century

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CCP 5-6 

  • Principal Work: Anonymous, Mukhtasar al-lahut al-nazari [An abridgement of speculative
  • Language: Arabic and some French; Folios: 85; Date: 20th century

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CCP 5-7      

  • Principal Work: Saba Katib, Collection of theological treatises
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 95; Date: 19th century

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CCP 5-8   

  • Principal Work: Jean-Claude de Vertrieu, Al-kitab al-thani min al-‘ilm al-lahuti [The second book of the science of theology]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 174; Date: 19th century

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CCP 5-9    

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Horologion
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 122; Date: 1895 A.D.

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CCP 5-10  

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Manual for the parish priest
  • Language: Arabic and a little Bohairic; Folios: 84; Date: 19/20th century

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CCP 5-11    

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Marriage ritual
  • Language: Arabic and Bohairic; Folios: 12; Date: Early 20th century

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CCP 5-12    

  • Principal Work: Bible. New Testament. Praxapostolos
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 226; Date: 1327/8 A.D.

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CCP 5-13 

  • Principal Work: Bible. New Testament. Praxapostolos
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 280; Date: 1780 A.D.

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CCP 6-1A/B/C   

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. A – Arabic lectionary of the Praxapostolos for the Ninevite and Lenten Fasts and for Eastertide; B – Arabic lectionary of the Pauline Epistles for the year; C – Arabic lectionary of the Praxapostolos for the year
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: A – 113, B – 108, C – 151; Date: 19th century

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CCP 6-2   

  • Principal Work: Hermann Busenbaum, S.J., Khass ‘ilm al-niyah [(Treatise of) special moral theology]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 478; Date: 19th century

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CCP 6-3      

  • Principal Work: Sim’an ‘Awwad al-Hasruni, Misbah al-akhbar [The lamp of the histories]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 98; Date: 18th century

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CCP 6-4      

  • Principal Work: Anonymous, but perhaps Francesco Maria da Salemi, O.F.M., An apologetic treatise on the Church of Christ
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 179; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 6-5

  • Principal Work: Jean-Claude de Vertrieu, Al-‘ilm al-lahuti. (Al-kitab al-rabi’) [The science of theology, book four]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 269; Date: 19th century

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CCP 6-6  

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Horologion
  • Language: Bohairic-Arabic and Bohairic; Folios: 232; Date: 1903 A.D.

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CCP 6-7   

  • Principal Work: Anonymous, A summary of Catholic theology
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 124; Date: 20th century

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CCP 6-8   

  • Principal Work: Anonymous collector, Collection of patristic homilies
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 98; Date: 1729 A.D.

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CCP 6-9      

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Arabic lectionary for the Sundays and major feasts of the second half of the year
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 195; Date: 1869 A.D.

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CCP 6-10  

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Arabic lectionary from the Praxapostolos for the month of Babah
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 33; Date: 19th century

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CCP 6-11   

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Arabic lectionary from the Praxapostolos for the month of Kihak
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 35; Date: 19th century

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CCP 6-12   

  • Principal Work: Anonymous, A course of scholastic philosophy
  • Language: Latin; Folios: 228; Date: 19th century

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CCP 7-1  

  • Principal Work: Bible. New Testament. Four Gospels
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 200; Date: 19th century

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CCP 7-2A  

  • Principal Work: Fragment of an unidentified treatise on the influences of stars, winds, and water
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 10; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 7-2B 

  • Principal Work: Bible. New Testament. The sapiential books
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 127; Date: 19th century

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CCP 7-3  

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Arabic Old Testament lectionary for the fasts
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 50; Date: 19th century

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CCP 7-4  

  • Principal Work: Hermann Busenbaum, S.J., Khasss ‘ilm al-niyah [(Treatise of) special moral theology]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 243; Date: 1762 A.D.

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CCP 7-5  

  • Principal Work: Jean-Claude de Vertrieu, Al-‘ilm al-lahuti. (Al-kitab al-rabi’) [The science of theology, book five]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 129; Date: 19th century

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CCP 7-6 

  • Principal Work: Jean-Claude (de la Poype) de Vertrieu, Al-‘ilm al-lahuti. (Al-kitab al-rabi’) [The science of theology, book three]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 196; Date: 19th century

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CCP 7-7  

  • Principal Work: Unknown, Kitab al-durar al-mandumah (lege: manzumah?) mi al-asdaf fi ‘ilm al-niyah wa-tariq al-i’tiraf [The book of the pearls assembled from the oyster shells in regard to the science of moral theology and the manner of (hearing) confession(s)]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 122; Date: 1784 A.D.

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CCP 7-8  

  • Principal Work: Ignace-Rene de Clisson, S.J., Al-kitab al-riyadi [The exercise book]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 118; Date: 1736 A.D.

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CCP 7-9  

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Collection of response chants for the lections from Acts and introductory chants for the lections from the gospels
  • Language: Bohairic; Folios: 12; Date: 19/20th century

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CCP 7-10

  • Principal Work: Francesco Vitali, Kitab riyadat shahr Tishrin al-Thani is’afan li-anfus al-Mathar al-qiddisah [The book of the exercise of the month of Tishrin al-Thani (November) for the relief of the holy souls (in) Purgatory
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 140; Date: 1881 A.D.

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CCP 7-11  

  • Principal Work: Anonymous, Al-ta’wil al-sahih li-ba’d nusus ghamidah fi rasa’il Bulus al-salih [The sound interpretation of certain obscure texts in the epistles of the apostle Paul]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 98; Date: 20th century

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CCP 7-12  

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Coptic Horologion
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 66; Date: 20th century

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CCP 7-13 

  • Principal Work: A professor of the Coptic Catholic Seminary, A collection of meditations, conferences and sermons
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 57; Date: 1915 A.D.

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CCP 7-14

  • Principal Work: Anonymous collector, Collection of exhortations on wisdom and sayings of the sages
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 60; Date: 1807 A.D.

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CCP 7-15

  • Principal Work: James of Sarug, Collection of homilies
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 241; Date: 1791 A.D.

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CCP 7-16

  • Principal Work: Elias of Nisibis, Kitab al-ma’unah li-daf’ al-hamm [The book that assists in driving away care]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 91; Date: 19th century

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CCP 7-17     

  • Principal Work: Compiled by Sabri Sami Girgis, Class notes on courses of logic, ethics, and psychology
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 111; Date: 1931 A.D.

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CCP 7-18  

  • Principal Work: Anonymous, Ta’rikh al-shaykh Baralam wa-Yawasif [The history of the religious teacher, Baralam, and Yawasif]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 215; Date: 1740 A.D.

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CCP 8-1

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Collection of chants for the office and mass of the Sundays and feasts of the year
  • Language: Bohairic; Folios: 180; Date: 19th century

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CCP 8-2   

  • Principal Work: Perhaps Philip ‘Arkus, Kitab qut al-nafs. [The book of the nourishment of the soul]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 54; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 8-3      

  • Principal Work: Kitab ‘aja’ib Mari Antuniyus al-Badawani [The book of the miracles of St. Anthony of Padua]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 73; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 8-4     

  • Principal Work: (Hafiz al-Din) Abu al-Bakarat ‘Abdallah bn Ahmad bn Mahmud al-Nasafi, Kitab matn al-kanz [The book of the substance of the treasure]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 111; Date: 1656 A.D.

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CCP 8-5A/B 

  • Principal Work: A – Francesco Maria da Salemi, O.F.M., Idah al-haqq al-mustatir [The manifestation of the hidden truth; B – Anonymous, Ilm murad al-Masih fi ittifaq al-mu’minin lahu wa-tawhid Bi’atihi [A knowledge of the will of Christ concerning (mutual) agreement of those who believe in him and (concerning) the oneness of his Church
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: A – 130, B – 4; Date: A – 17/18th century, B – 18th century

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CCP 8-6   

  • Principal Work: Jean-Claude (de la Poype) de Vertrieu, Al-kitab al-awwal [The science of theology, book 1]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 203; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 8-7  

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Arabic lectionary from the Old and New Testaments for the Fasts
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 203; Date: 1802 A.D.

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CCP 8-8  

  • Principal Work: Maria de Agreda, Kitab madinat Allah al-sirriyah. Al-kitab al-awwal min al-juz’ al-awwal [The book of the mystical city of God, book one of part one]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 211; Date: 1744 A.D.

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CCP 8-9 

  • Principal Work: Maria de Agreda, Kitab madinat Allah al-sirriyah. Al-kitab al-thani min al-juz’ al-awwal [The book of the mystical city of God, book two of part one]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 195; Date: 18th century

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CCP 8-10  

  • Principal Work: Yuhanna al-Sammanudi, Coptic grammar and dictionary
  • Language: Arabic mixed with Bohairic-Arabic; Folios: 219; Date: 1799 A.D.

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CCP 8-11    

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Directorium for Passion Week
  • Language: Arabic and Bohairic; Folios: 90; Date: 1896 or 1897 A.D.

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CCP 8-12  

  • Principal Work: Anonymous, Kitab al-ilahiyat [The book of theology]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 113; Date: 1784 A.D.

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CCP 8-13 

  • Principal Work: Francesco Maria da Salemi, O.F.M., Mukhtasar al-majma’ al-Khalqaduni al-muqaddas [Abridgement of the holy Council of Chalcedon]
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 173; Date: 18/19th century; perhaps 1784 A.D.

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CCP 8-14   

  • Principal Work: Bible. New Testament. Four gospels
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 244; Date: 1771 A.D.

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CCP 9-1       

  • Principal Work: Maronite Church. Missal
  • Language: Syriac-Garshuni, Garshuni, and Syriac; Folios: 118; Date: 1733 A.D.

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CCP 9-2   

  • Principal Work: Marqus al-Dirir ibn Mawhub Ibn al-Qanbar, Bible. Old Testament. Genesis, with commentary
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 159; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 9-3   

  • Principal Work: Bible. Old Testament. Books of the prophets and Maccabees
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 329; Date: 1783 A.D.

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CCP 9-4A/B   

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. A – Arabic lectionary for the month of Kihak; B – Arabic lectionary for the ferias and Sundays of the Babah
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: A – 155, B – 51; Date: 18/19th century

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CCP 9-5    

  • Principal Work: Coptic Catholic Church. Arabic lectionary of the Praxapostolos for the year
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 209; Date: 19th century

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CCP 9-6   

  • Principal Work: Bible. New Testament. Praxapostolos
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 222; Date: 19th century

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CCP 9-7    

  • Principal Work: Novena commemorating the miracles of St. Anthony of Padua
  • Language: Arabic; Folios: 80; Date: 1861 A.D.

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