Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1971 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Mushe bar Kepha, Commentary on John.

Title: Commentary on the Gospel of John.
Language(s): Syriac

In two parts, with colophons at the end of each (ff. 185v, 310v).

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 26½ cm.
Extent: 310 ff.

Condition

Some leaves are torn or stained especially at the beginning and end, and some are repaired with patches from other mss.

Hand(s)

Written in a good W. Syriac serto script by Yeshuʿ of Barṭella, a monk of the monastery of Mar Mattai near Mosul, in Aug. 1507 AS = 1196 CE.

Binding

Bound in Cambridge in quarter leather.

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.47-53.

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.


Comments

Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.

TO TOP