Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1984 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Ṭaksa d-kahne.

Title: The Ṭaksa d-kahne.
Language(s): Syriac

The E. Syriac priests' book containing prayers for the daily offices; the three eucharistic liturgies; other services including baptism; and concluding hymns (ḥuttame).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 25½ cm.
Extent: 198 ff.


Written in a good regular E. Syriac hand and dated 2018 = 1707 CE.


Old binding of leather over stout 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.283-301.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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