Add_1854 (University Library, Cambridge University)
W. Syrian Shḥimo.
That is, the West Syriac book of daily offices.
Included are the offices for weekdays (ff. 2v-63r) and Sundays (ff. 63v-83v; imperfect at the end); and mawrbe (ff. 77r-83v; imperfect at the beginning and end).
The leaves are all repaired and bound on guards.
Written in a neat large serto hand of the 17th or 18th cent. in 1 column in black and red.
There are marginal notes in an Indian Syriac hand.
Western binding in half leather.
Provenance and Acquisition
Brought from South India and given by the Rev. J. M. Speechly, sometime bishop in India.
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.16-17.
Funding of Cataloguing
Cambridge University Library