Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 1081.2.75 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: Seventeen small paper fragments in Syriac script. These are among other fragments with this classmark. The Syriac-script fragments are nos. 2 3 6 12 13 16 19 20 21 23 24 26 27 28 30 31 35. They are mostly Garshuni and mostly snatches of prayers, Psalms, liturgical texts, and alphabets. No. 19 is the beginning of a memra on Palm Sunday in Syriac. No. 30 is described by G. Kiraz at http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/taylor-schechter-genizah-research-unit/fragment-month/fotm-2018/fragment-6.

Language(s): Arabic and Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper.



Provenance and Acquisition

Apparently from the Cairo Geniza.

Record Sources

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


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