Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1982 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


The Warda.

Title: The Warda.
Language(s): Syriac

Containing hymns (Ężonyata) for the E. Syriac night office for Sundays and festivals by Giwargis Warda and others.

This is the so-called full recension.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 31 cm.
Extent: 251 ff.


Written in a regular E. Syriac hand and dated 2009 = 1697 CE.


Bound in full red leather with some blind tooling 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 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.193-264.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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