Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1980 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


The Gazza.

Title: The Gazza.
Language(s): Syriac

Containing the propers at the E. Syriac night-morning service for festivals of our Lord and commemorations of saints.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 45 cm.
Extent: 445 ff.


Written in a large clear E. Syriac hand and dated 2034 = 1723 CE.



Bound in full red leather with some blind-tooled lines over wooden boards.



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.147-63.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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