Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1130 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Two poems in the modern Syriac dialect of Telkef, attributed to (i.e., collected by?) Toma Tektek.

Language(s): Modern Syriac

ff. 1v-12r
Title: On the war between Mesqop and the Sultan

That is, Russia and Turkey.

ff. 12r-15v
Author: Isḥaq son of Abraham Ḥana Zora
Title: On the famine of 1879.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 23½ cm.
Extent: 15 ff.

Condition

Apparently the first two quires remaining from an originally larger ms.

Hand(s)

Written in a stiff E. Syriac hand in red and black, not before 1879.

Additions:

Binding

Bound in cloth in Cambridge.

History

Origin:

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).

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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