Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1139 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

W. Syriac marriage service; Life of Abuna Anba Karas.

3v-54r
Title: Marriage service.
Language(s): Syriac and Arabic (Garshuni)
54v-58r
Title: The Life of Abuna Anba Karas.
Language(s): Arabic (Garshuni)

By his disciple Bamu.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 22½ cm.
Extent: 58 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in two different hands: ff. 3v-54r according to a subscription on 54r, by a Deacon Yaʿqub an Armenian from Hamadan; and ff. 54v-58v by a priest Yeshuʿ brother of Metropolitan Karas in 2044 AS = 1732/3.

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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