Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_823 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Fragment of a W. Syriac Fenqitho.

Title: Fenqitho.
Language(s): Syriac

A fragment, consisting of the propers for the W. Syriac daily offices from Monday of the ‘Week of Hosannas’ (the week before Holy Week) to ‘Thursday of the Mysteries’ (Maundy Thursday).

Physical Description

Support: Paper. 38 cm.
Extent: 64 ff.


Written in a good clear serto hand of probably the 17th cent. The scribe's name was Mika (fol. 288a).


Bound in Cambridge.



Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased from George B. Howard, 1910.

Record Sources

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


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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