Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1135 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

The cause of all causes.

Title: The cause of all causes.
Language(s): Syriac, but with marginal notes throughout in later hands, some in Arabic.

The caption title is Book of the knowledge of truth. It is in 7 memre, breaking off in chapter 2 of the last memra.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 24 cm.
Extent: 274 ff.

Condition

A leaf is wanting after fol. 177 and fol. 273 with its subscription is partly torn away.

Hand(s)

Written in a good serto hand by a scribe named Behnam and dated 2171 AS = 1860.

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

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card. For admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions. Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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