Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 1888.1 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Likely a fly-leaf from a service-book. The work contains a list of dates (1508 CE; 1512 CE; 1513 CE) on which various persons died or are to be remembered.
1r-1v
Language(s): Geez

Fragment

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 leaf
Dimensions (leaf): 20.5 × 14.5 cm.

Layout

22 lines

Hand(s)

Fair. Careless at end of verso

Binding

History

Origin: early 16th cent.; ; Ethiopia; . A list of dates related to deceased persons is given: 1508 CE; 1512 CE; 1513 CE.

Provenance and Acquisition

Ethiopian.

Donated to Cambridge University by Tischendorf, Constantin von, 1815-1874.

Record Sources

Codicological description provided by Ted Erho

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

CUL


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