Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 826 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

East Syriac funeral services for lay people.

Language(s): Syriac

ff. 3r-94v
Title: Order for men and women.
ff. 94v-111v
Title: Order for children.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 14 cm.
Extent: 111 ff.

Condition

About 40 leaves are wanting: at the beginning,various places in the middle, and the end.

Hand(s)

Written in a neat E. Syriac hand probably of the 19th century.

Binding

Bound in Cambridge in half leather.

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased from George B. Howard, 1910.

Record Sources

For a full description see J. F. Coakley, Catalogue of Syriac manuscripts in Cambridge University Library acquired since 1901 (2018).

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.


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