Add_1976 (University Library, Cambridge University)
E. Syriac lectionary of the Old Testament and Acts.
Written in a large bold vocalized E. Syriac script in 1 column. A colophon (imperfect) on ff. 193v-194v gives the date 2013 = 1701 CE.
The scribe's name Yawsep of Alqosh appears in the headpiece on f. 1v.
Bound in red leather over wooden boards, with some blind tooling.
Provenance and Acquisition
Acquired for the SPCK by George Percy Badger and presented to the Library in 1887.
For a fuller description, including a list of all the lections, see W. Wright and S. A. Cook, A Catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts in the library of the University of Cambridge (1901), i.81-107.
Funding of Cataloguing
Cambridge University Library