Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 1007 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: The codex contains the books of Proverbs, Ecclesiates, and The Wisdom of Solomon. Folio 50r contains scribal notes, including the names of two scribes that ordered the book. The first name is illegible, the second name is Fəsḥa S'əyyon.
1r-25r
Title: Proverbs
Language(s): Ge'ez
25v-33r
Language(s): Ge'ez
33v-50v
Language(s): Ge'ez

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 50 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 17.8 × 15.9 cm.

Layout

20 lines per leaf from ff. 1-33; 21 lines per leaf from ff. 34-50.

Hand(s)

Small, excellent script in black ink; rubrications.

Binding

Rough boards

History

Origin: 16th or 17th cent.; Ethiopia.

Provenance and Acquisition

Ethiopia

Unknown

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

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions. Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

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

CUL


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