Add_1963 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Old Testament Bet Mawtbe.
That is, the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Proverbs, Qoheleth, Ruth, Song of Songs, Bar Sira, and Job.
Written in a good regular East Syriac hand by a scribe named Joseph (named on f. 53v) of about the 18th cent. The later leaves were written by the priest Abraham in 1843 (f. 272r).
Oriental binding in full leather over wooden boards, similar to Add_1962.
Provenance and Acquisition
Acquired for the SPCK by George Percy Badger and presented to the Library in 1887.
For a fuller description see W. Wright and S. A. Cook, A Catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts in the library of the University of Cambridge (1901), i.20.
Funding of Cataloguing
Cambridge University Library