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General Councils of the Eastern Christian Churches

Corpus Christianorum. Conciliorum Oecumenicorum Generaliumque Decreta (CCCOGD) focuses on what has been decreed in different forms by those church councils recognised as ecumenical by one or more churches, by general councils of the churches of one or more traditions, as well as by councils which have a greater importance in the history of the individual churches. Volume 5 (ed. A. Melloni, with the collaboration of E. Ishac) turns its attention to the general councils of the Eastern Christian Churches.

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The selection of the decisions of the Synods of the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches will illustrate the richness and vitality of the various Orthodox Churches. The criteria employed are those of historic prominence and relevance today. The combination of these two elements reduces considerably the number of decrees which may be chosen, but still allows one to indicate individual and unique characteristics of each type of synod.


Table of Contents


Tome 5.1

SYNODS OF THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH


628 MAR MATTAI (R. Kitchen)

726 MANAVAZGERD (R. Kitchen)

785 KFARNABU (H. Kaufhold)

794 BETH BOTIN (H. Kaufhold)

812/3 ḤARRAN (H. Kaufhold)

817 QALLINIQOS (R. Kitchen)

846 MAR SHILA (R. Kitchen)

878 MAR ZAKKAY (R. Kitchen)

896 MAR SHILA SERUGH (R. Kitchen)

1304 BAR WAHIB / MAR ḤANANYA (E. A. Ishac)

1521 ḤANANYA IV (E. A. Ishac)

1576 MART SHMOUNI / HATTACKH (E. A. Ishac)

1914 THE JOINT COUNCIL / MARDIN (M.-D. J. Kawak & E. A. Ishac)

1930 MAR MATTAI III / MOSUL (R. Kitchen & E. A. Ishac)

1933-57 ḤOMS I/V (K. Dinno & E. A. Ishac)

1954 ḤOMS IV (G. A. Kiraz & E. A. Ishac)

1998-2002 MOR EPHRAIM / DAMASCUS (R. Kitchen & E. A. Ishac)


Tome 5.2

SYNODS OF THE CHURCH OF THE EAST


410 ISAAC (M.-J. Pierre & C. Nakano)

419/420 YABALAHA (L. Van Rompay)

424 DADISHOʿ (K. Smith)

486 AQAQ (E. Fiori)

497 BABAI (E. A. Ishac – R. Kitchen – I. Timrs)

540-544 ABA (E. A. Ishac – R. Kitchen – V. Berti)

554 JOSEPH (C. Jullien)

576 ḤAZQIEL (E. A. Ishac – R. Kitchen – I. Timrs)

585 ISHOʿYAHB (R. Kitchen – M.-A. Royel – I. Timrs)

596-598 SABRISHOʿ (F. Jullien)

605 GRIGOR (E. A. Ishac – R. Kitchen – I. Timrs)

612 THE SYNOD OF 612 (E. A. Ishac & R. Kitchen)

676 GEWARGIS I (A. Becker)

678/679 THE LETTER OF GEWARGIS I TO MINA (C.-S. Popa)

775 ḤENANISHOʿ II (V. Berti)

782 TIMOTHEOS I (M. Heimgartner)

1318 TIMOTHEOS II (H. Teule)

1970 ESHAI SHIMUN XXIII (R. Kitchen – M.-A. Royel – I. Timrs)

1978 DINKHA IV (R. Kitchen & I. Timrs)

1999 DINKHA IV (R. Kitchen & E. A. Ishac)


Appendix

484–496 BARṢAWMA (E. A. Ishac & R. Kitchen)

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