Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1972 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Dionysios bar Ṣalibi, Old Testament commentaries.

Author: Dionysios bar Ṣalibi.
Title: Selected commentaries on the Old Testament, as follows:
Language(s): Syriac
2r-17v
Title: The Pentateuch, spiritual commentary, imperfect.
18r-20v
Title: Joshua, spiritual and factual commentary.
20v-24v
Title: Judges, spiritual and factual commentary.
24v-68v
Title: Isaiah, spiritual commentary.
68v-86v
Title: Ezekiel, spiritual commentary.
86v-100r
Title: Daniel, spiritual and factual commentary.
100r-114r
Title: Jeremiah, factual commentary, according to the Seventy, then the Peshiṭta.
114r-120v
Title: Samuel, spiritual and factual commentary.
120v-129v
Title: Kings, factual commentary.
129v-142r
Title: Proverbs, spiritual commentary according to the Seventy.
142r-160v
Title: Twelve Prophets, spiritual commentary.

F. 161r is blank.

161v-167v
Title: Job, "second commentary", factual and spiritual, according to the Peshiṭta.

Imperfect at the end.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 27 cm.
Extent: 167 ff.

Condition

Leaves are lost at the beginning and end.

Hand(s)

Written in a clear W. Syriac serto script. The date 1530 AS = 1218/19 CE appears in subscriptions on ff. 100r and (unclearly) 68v.

Binding

Disbound.

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

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