Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 696 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

An Ethiopian hymn book and an incomplete version of The Arganona Wəddase

1r-1v
Language(s): Geez
2r-3v
Language(s): Geez
4r-4v
Language(s): Geez
5r-83v
Language(s): Geez

Arranged for the days of the week: f. 5 Monday; f. 26 Tuesday; f. 47v Wednesday; f. 68v Thursday (incomplete)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 83 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 16.2 × 14.0 cm.

Layout

18-19 lines per leaf

Hand(s)

Small and good.

Binding

Part of the original plain boards; the back supplied by modern brown morocco.

History

Origin: 19th cent.; Ethiopia.

Provenance and Acquisition

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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