Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1127 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Iwannis of Dara, Works.

Title: Exegetical and other treatises.

In 7 memre . These are: 1-3 on Paradise (3v-108r), 4 on the resurrection (110r-165r), 5 on Pentecost (165v-190v), 6 on the finding of the cross (190v-212r), 7 on the divine economy (212r-246r)

Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 26 cm.
Extent: 250 ff.


Written in a clear serto hand by Rufael son of Deacon Yaʿqub of the family of Deacon Saka of the village of Bar Ṭella, in 1926.



Roughly bound in bare mill boards with a canvas spine.



Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Huw Ifor Lloyd, , 1928.

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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