Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Huntington 289 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Huntington Collection


1 copy of Synaxarion by Michael, bp. of Athrīb and Malīj 13th cent.

Title: Synaxarion
(compd. 1246/7) [first part only, anonymous, Karshuni]

see O. H. E. Burmester: On the date and authorship of the Arabic Synaxarium of the Coptic Church (J. T. S. 39 (1938), pp. 249-53)

*superseding Uri Syr. 92

Language(s): Arabic


Graf II, p. 419
[Payne-Smith 95*]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 163 ff.


Origin: 1571 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Robert Huntington, d. 1701.

Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1693.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


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