Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1981 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


The Ḥudra.

Title: The Ḥudra.
Language(s): Syriac

Containing hymns for the daily offices and eucharist for the E. Syriac ecclesiastical year.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 42 cm.
Extent: 449 ff.


Ff. 1-11 and 437-49 are a later supply dated 1844.


Written in a good regular E. Syriac hand and dated 1918 = 1607 CE.


Bound in full red leather.



Provenance and Acquisition

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

Record Sources

For a full description see W. Wright and S. A. Cook, A Catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts in the library of the University of Cambridge (1901), i.163-93.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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