Ephraem the Syrian, De luctaminibus / De luctamine spiritali


(name variants: Effrem, Ephraim, Ephrem Syrus)

CPL 1143, iv
CPG 3920, 3935 2b, 4002, 4081

Incipit: In luctaminibus autem saeculi nullus sine agone seu certamine coronatur...

Editions:
  • Fischer, Kilian, Libri Sancti Effrem, Freiburg im Breisgau 1493, fol. 14v-16, online.
  • Assemani, J. S., Ephraemi Syri opera omnia, Rome 1746, pp. 76-79, 168-179, 292-298, 557-560 (verify)
  • Patrologia Latina Supplementum 4, col. 617-640.
The work usually appears in a compilation of six sermons beginning with Ephraem's De compunctione cordis. These compilations are listed on the page for this work - click here.

Manuscripts (only those listed in Ganz):

Berlin, Staatsbibliothek Theol. fol. 355
s. IX
fol. 48v-52
Northern France,
Werden

Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale 1831-1833 (932)
s. X
after fol. 1
Reims
according to Ganz,
catalogue on archive.org
Laon, Bibliothèque Municipale 121 s. IX

North-Eastern France,
copy of Berlin Ms.
catalogue on archive.org
London, British Library Harley 3060 s. X

France

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Clm 3717
s. X

Augsburg
not yet digitized
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Clm 14364
s. IX

Bavaria
not yet digitized
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Clm 18583 c. 1030

Tegernsee
not yet digitized
Paris, BN lat. 18095
s. IXmed
Northern France
not verified
St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek 92
s. IX4/4 fol. 45-60

image
St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek 93
s. IX4/4 fol. 111
fragment
image
St. Omer, Bibliothèque municipale 33 bis
s. IXin
no. 4
St. Bertin
archive.org
Troyes, Bibliothèque municipale 898
s. IX


archive.org
Torino, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria G.V.7 s. IX
fol. 78-
Bobbio

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana barb. lat. 671
s. VIII2 fol 125-150v
(somehwere)



Literature:
  • Ganz, David, ‘Knowledge of Ephraim’s Writings in the Merovingian and Carolingian Age’, in: Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Stuides 2:1 (1999), online.
  • Hemmerdinger-Iliadou, D., 'Éphrem latin', in: Dictionnaire de Spiritualité, vol. 4, Paris 1960, col. 815-819.
  • Petitmengin, P. 'Notes sur des manuscrits patristiques latins I: Fragments patristiques dans le ms. Strasbourg 3762', in: Revue Augustinienne 17 (1971), pp. 3-12. $$
  • Siegmund, Albert, Die Überlieferung der griechischen christlichen Literatur in der lateinischen Kirche bis zum 12. Jahrhundert, Munich 1948 (Abhandlungen der bayerischen Benediktiner-Akademie, vol. 5), pp. 67-71. $$