Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1134 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Bar-Hebraeus, Book of rays.

Author: Bar-Hebraeus
Title: Book of rays.

In four memre.

Language(s): Syriac, with many notes and glosses in the margins, some in Arabic.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 22½ cm.
Extent: 252 ff.


Written in a good serto hand by the deacon Abraham son of Yonan from Mosul in 1718.


Bound in cloth in Cambridge.



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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