Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

BSMS_448 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

E. Syriac lectionary of the Gospels.

Title: East Syriac lectionary of the Gospels in the Peshiṭta version, for Sundays, saints' days and festivals, "according to the order of the churches in Mosul".
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 32½ cm.
Extent: 88 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a good regular East Syriac script in 2 columns by the priest ʿAbdishoʿ son of Archdeacon Elia from the village of Mawana in Tergawar. The date appears to be 1709 CE.

Binding

Bound in wooden boards with a canvas spine.

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Deposited by the Bible Society, 1985. It was acquired for the Bible Society by Joseph Wolff in Persia in 1825.

Record Sources

For a full description see J. F. Coakley, Catalogue of Syriac manuscripts in Cambridge University Library acquired since 1901 (2018).

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.

Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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