Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1978 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

The Abu Ḥalim.

Title: The Abu Ḥalim.
Language(s): Syriac

Hymns (lit. 'prayers') for the ecclesiastical year by the E. Syriac patriarch Elia III Abu Ḥalim, Shaliṭa of Reshʿayna, and others.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 23 cm.
Extent: 136 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a good E. Syriac hand and dated 2096 = 1785 CE. .

Additions:

Binding

Bound in full leather over wooden boards.

History

Origin:

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.121-40.

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

Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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