Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1977 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Works of ʿAbdishoʿ of Nisibis.

ff. 2v-35r
Title: Turgame.
Language(s): Syriac

For the ecclesiastical year (ff. 2v-28r); with others for every day (28r-30r); and turgame by other authors (30r-35r).

ff. 35v-57v
Title: An exposition of the eucharist.
Language(s): Syriac

In 12-syllable metre.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 31 cm.
Extent: 58 ff.


Written in a fine large E. Syriac hand and dated 2040 = 1728 CE. .



Bound in full leather over paper boards, with some blind tooling.



Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired for the SPCK by George Percy Badger and presented to the Library in 1887.

Record Sources

For a fuller description see W. Wright and S. A. Cook, A Catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts in the library of the University of Cambridge (1901), i.107-20.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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