Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1969 (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, 15 cm.
Extent: 266 ff.


Some leaves are soiled and mutilated, esp. f. 130. Ff. 1-11, replacing a lost quire 1, are a modern paper supply.


Written in a W. Syriac medial script of about the 12th century.

But ff. 1-11 are in an E. Syriac hand.


Binding in full leather over wooden boards, with blind tooling.



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.42-43.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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