Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1965 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

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.

Condition

F. 257 is loose.

Hand(s)

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).

Binding

Oriental binding in full leather over wooden boards.

History

Origin:

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.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card. For admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions. Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.


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