Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 1842 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: The codex includes the Pauline Epistles, Acts, Revelation, and the Apostolic Epistles. Modern paper fly-leaves were added at the beginning and end of the codex. The codex is probably comprised of four manuscripts of different dates bound together.
3r-76v
Language(s): Geez
5r-16v
Title: Romans
Language(s): Geez

3r: Introduction to Romans; 4v: Chapter headings of Romans

18r-29v
Language(s): Geez

17r: Introduction to 1 Corinthians; 18r: Introduction to 1 Corinthians

30v-38r
Language(s): Geez

30r: Introduction to 2 Corinthians; 30v: Chapter headings of 2 Corinthians

38r-42r
Title: Galatians
Language(s): Geez

38v: Introduction to Galatians

43v-46r
Title: Ephesians
Language(s): Geez

38v: Chapter headings of Ephesians; 42v: Introduction to Ephesisans

47v-50r
Language(s): Geez

46v: Introduction to Philippians; 43r: Chapter headings of Philippians

51r-53r
Title: Colossians
Language(s): Geez

47r: Introduction to Colossians; 47r: Chapter headings of Philippians

54r-56r
Language(s): Geez

50r: Introduction to 1 Thessalonians; 47v: Chapter headings of 1 Thessalonians

56v-58r
Language(s): Geez

50v: Introduction to 2 Thessalonians; 50v: Chapter headings of 2 Thessalonians

58r-61r
Title: 1 Timothy
Language(s): Geez

56v: Introduction to 1 Timothy; 53v: Chapter headings of 1 Timothy

61v-63r
Title: 2 Timothy
Language(s): Geez

58r: Introduction to 2 Timothy; 56v: Chapter headings of 2 Timothy

63v-64v
Title: Titus
Language(s): Geez

63r: Introduction to Titus; 58r: Chapter headings of Titus

65r-65v
Title: Philemon
Language(s): Geez

64v: Introduction to Philemon

67v-76v
Title: Hebrews
Language(s): Geez

65v: Introduction to Hebrews

77r-110v
Title: Acts
Language(s): Geez
111r-123v
Title: Revelation
Language(s): Geez
124r-141r
Language(s): Geez
124r-127v
Title: 1 Peter
Language(s): Geez

124r: Introduction to 1 and 2 Peter; 128r: Chapter headings of 1 Peter

128r-130r
Title: 2 Peter
Language(s): Geez
130v-133r
Title: 1 John
Language(s): Geez

130r: Introduction to 1 John; 134r: Chapter headings of 1 John

134r-134r
Title: 2 John
Language(s): Geez

134r: Introduction to 2 John

134r-134r
Title: 3 John
Language(s): Geez

134v: Introduction to 3 John

136r-139r
Title: James
Language(s): Geez

135r: Introduction to James; 139v: Chapter headings of James

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 141 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 25.4 × 22.7 cm.

Layout

26 lines per leaf

Hand(s)

Written in black ink. There seem to be four or five different hands: ff. 3-20, a poor hand, small and square; ff. 21-76, a very fair hand of an earlier type, tall and clear; ff. 77-110, a thick clumsy hand; ff. 111-123, small and neat; ff. 124-140, similar to preceding hand but less neat.

Binding

Modern European

History

Origin: 16th-17th c.; Ethiopia.

Provenance and Acquisition

Ethiopia

Aquisition 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

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