Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1146 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Narsai, Memre ‘of the virgins.
Author: Narsai.
Title: Memre ‘of the virgins’ chanted in the Tuesday service of the Rogation of the Ninevites.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 20½ cm.
Extent: 28 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a plain Eastern hand by ʿIsa from Alqosh and dated 1970 AS ( = 1658 CE), this information however apparently copied in a 19th-cent. hand from the original ms. to which these leaves formerly belonged.

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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