Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1969 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

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.

Condition

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

Hand(s)

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

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

Binding

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

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.42-43.

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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