Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_983 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Mar Dionysius of Malabar, Letter to Henry Ryder.

Author: Mar Dionysios, Syriac Orthodox metropolitan of Malabar.
Title: Letter to Henry Ryder, vice-president of the Church Missionary Society.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 34 cm.
Extent: 1 bifolium.


Written in a large clear but crowded serto on English paper and dated 3 December 1821.


Housed in a box with other (unrelated) "collectanea".



Provenance and Acquisition

Provenance is unknown.

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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