Add_1966 (University Library, Cambridge University)
East Syriac liturgical Psalter.
Divided into hulale and marmyata including the biblical canticles; with prayers.
This dates the ms. to 2137 AS = 1826.
Written in a neat professional East Syriac hand by the scribe Emmanuel son of Hormizd of Mosul.
There are decorative panels throughout, including a full page with Arabic text in gold and black, f. 234r.
Oriental binding in full leather with onlays stamped in blind.
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