Add_1970 (University Library, Cambridge University)
New Testament book of Revelation, with commentary.
The text of the book is in red with commentary in black. It is divided into the western chapters.
The text is different from the Bible Society edition. According to a note at the end, the book was translated from Greek into Latin, thence into Arabic, thence into Syriac.
Written in a good E. Syriac script of about the 18th century in red and black.
Bound in Cambridge in quarter leather.
Provenance and Acquisition
Acquired for the SPCK by George Percy Badger and presented to the Library in 1887.
For a fuller description with samples of the commentary see W. Wright and S. A. Cook, A Catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts in the library of the University of Cambridge (1901), i.43-47.
Funding of Cataloguing
Cambridge University Library