Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1124 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Catholic devotions in Syriac and Garshuni Arabic.

Title: Catholic devotions, including prayers for the daily offices and eucharist, devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and various litanies.
Language(s): mostly Arabic (Garshuni); and Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 10½ cm.
Extent: 102 ff.


Written in a generally clear E. Syriac hand with vowels, in red and black, mostly within a page-border. The colophoon on fol. 101r-v identifies the scribe as Deacon Toma and gives the date 1817.


Bound in cloth in Cambridge.



Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Huw Ifor Lloyd, , 1928.

Record Sources

Description based on 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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