Book of the Bee
The Book of the Bee is an historical/theological compilation containing numerous bible legends. The book consists of 55 chapters discussing various topics including the creation, heaven and earth, the angels, darkness, paradise, Old Testament patriarchs, New Testament events, lists of kings and patriarchs, and the final day of resurrection. It was written by Syrian Nestorian Solomon, Bishop of Bassora (c. 1222). It was written in Syriac.