Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1144 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Isaac of Nineveh, fragment of the "Second Part".

Title: The second part.
Language(s): Syriac

A fragment consisting of ch. 1 sections 40-67 and 78-96; all of ch. 2; and ch. 3 sections 1-32 and 36-84 of the first 'century'.

The present leaves belong to the ms. mostly preserved as ms. BnF Syr. 298.

Physical Description

Support: Vellum, 14 cm.
Extent: 24 ff.


Written in an east Syriac estrangela with some serto features of about the 12th cent.


Presently unbound.



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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