Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 1138 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

1r-214r
Title: The polished mirror.
Language(s): Arabic (Garshuni)

A work of Catholic theology in 5 chapters.

215r-237r
Title: A work that gathers all the heresies that can be found in the books of the Chaldeans.
Language(s): Arabic (Garshuni)

'Chaldeans' refers to the Church of the East.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 21 cm.
Extent: 237 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a professional East Syriac hand with vowels in red and black. A part-colophon on fol. 214a gives the date 1717.

Binding

Bound in full leather with blind tooling and a stamp on front and back boards.

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Huw Ifor Lloyd, 1928.

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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