MS. Pococke 219 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)
Oriental Manuscripts Pococke Collection
1 copy of Pentateuch
With commentary* to Gen., Ex., and Levit.
ff. 2-6, 226-229 are blank
*The commentary is attribd. by Uri, Nicoll and Pusey to Ephraim Syrus. In Graf II. 107. 2 (II, p. 331) MS. Pococke 219, MS. Bodl. Or. 154 and MS. Marsh 440 are listed as having commentary by Markus ibn al-Qanbar (Darīr ibn al-Mawhūb) 12th cent.; while at II. 96. 1 (II, p. 289) Pococke 219 is stated to have an anon. Jacobite Syrian commentary in catena form, apparently of the 13th cent.
Provenance and Acquisition
The collections of Edward Pococke, d. 1691.
Purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1692.
Funding of Cataloguing