Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1965 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Old Testament prophetical books in the Peshiá¹­ta version.

Title: The prophetical books of the Old Testament in the Peshiá¹­ta version.
Language(s): Syriac

That is, the books of Isaiah, the Twelve Prophets, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel including Bel and the Dragon.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 27 cm.
Extent: 257 ff.


F. 257 is loose.


Written in the neat East Syriac hand, largely unvocalized, of a scribe Gabriel, for his cousin the priest Yoanis, in the year 1804 AS = 1493 (colophon, f. 257b).


Oriental binding in full leather 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 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.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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