Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 1005 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: A codex containing a Psalter, Canticles, and the Song of Songs. Psalm 150 is followed by doxology with musical notation.
1r
Title: Ethiopic alphabet
Language(s): Geez

F. 1r contains part of the Ethiopic Alphabet written upsidedown in a crude hand.

2r-127v
Title: Psalms
Language(s): Geez

Pss 15, 16, 36, 58, 114-116, 125-127, 148, 150 are incorrectly numbered. Psalm 118 is unnumbered as usual. Pss 148-150 contain musical notation.

128r-141r
Title: Canticles
Language(s): Geez
131v-138v
Language(s): Geez
139r-148v
Language(s): Geez
139r-154v
Language(s): Geez

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 148 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 18.1 × 15.6 cm.

Layout

18-19 lines per leaf

Hand(s)

Bold but poor with many corrections.

Binding

Plain boards, both cracked and crudely sewn.

History

Origin: 18th cent.; Ethiopia.

Provenance and Acquisition

Ethiopia

No aquisition information available.

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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