Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Oo. 1.41 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: The Gospel of John. The name of the scribe ሲሎንዲስ occurs on ff. 129v and 131r. A prayer for the scribe is included at the end of the manuscript on f. 129r. On f. 129v another scribe Akliä Giyorgis, added the benediction, "Simeon, by name Papas but not in practice."
1r-131r
Language(s): Ge'ez
Explicit: f. 1r: ብስራተ፡አብ፡ትሩፍ፡ራድእ፡ተናጋፊ፡ በመለኮት፡ዮሐንስ፡ወንጌላዊ፡ወልደ፡ዘብዴዎስ፡ፍቁረ፡እግዚእነ፡ኢየ ሱስ፡ክርስቶስ፡በረከቱ፡የህሉ፡ምስለ፡ፍቁሩ፡ሲሎንዲስ፡ለዓለመ፡ዓለም፡ኣሜ።
Explicit: f. 129v: ወኵሉ፡ቃሉ፡ለወንጌለ፡ጽድቅ፡ውእቱ፡እምጥ ንቱ፡እስከ፡ተፍጻሜቱ፡ ለሊሁ፡ ወልድ፡ተናገረ።

See Or. 1881

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 131 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 14.0 × 10.2 cm.

Layout

14 lines per leaf

Hand(s)

Black ink, rather clumsy script, rubrications.

Binding

Dark blue morocco, more recent than the MS.

History

Origin: 18th cent.; Ethiopia.

Provenance and Acquisition

Ethiopia

Donated to Cambridge University by Buchanan, Claudius, 1766-1815 on May, 1809

Record Sources

Description based on Catalogue of Ethiopian manuscripts in the Cambridge University Library / by Edward Ullendorff and Stephen G. Wright; with a contribution by D.A. Hubbard.Cambridge University Press.1961

Availability

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Bibliography

    bookhttp://zotero.org/users/local/VPTDBJud/items/2GNGMD9M Catalogue of Ethiopian manuscripts in the Cambridge University Library / by Edward Ullendorff and Stephen G. Wright ; with a contribution by D.A. Hubbard. EdwardUllendorff Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1961

Funding of Cataloguing

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