Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1865 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Genesis in Garshuni Arabic.

Title: The book of Genesis.
Language(s): In Garshuni Arabic

The text breaks off on fol. 47v at Gen 30.33.

Physical Description

Support: Vellum,
Extent: 50 ff., 16 cm.

Hand(s)

Written in a small lean serto hand, perhaps European, of the 19th cent.

Binding

Western binding in decorated full red morocco.

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Accessioned 8 Aug. 1878.

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.18.

Availability

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