Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1967 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


New Testament in the Peshiṭta version.

Title: The New Testament in the Peshiṭta version.
Language(s): Syriac

Ṣḥaḥe are numbered in the margins in the usual double sequence.

Physical Description

Support: Vellum, 29 cm.
Extent: 265 ff.


Ff. 100-9, 130, 131, 138, 139, 249-65 are a later paper supply.


Written in an Eastern classical estrangela hand of about the 13th century.

On f. 265v, one of the paper leaves, is a subscription dating the repair to AS 2013 = 1712 CE.


The binding and most of the sewing have perished. The leaves are housed in a box.



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.38.


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.

Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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