Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1147 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

The book of Khamis.

Title: The Book of Khamis.
Language(s): Syriac

Containing works by Kahmis and others, in the longer recension. These are as follows.

1r-23r
Title: An ʿonita.
Language(s): Syriac
23v-45r
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe.
Title: ʿOnyata that have the theme of the Rogation and penitence.
Language(s): Syriac
45r-58r
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe.
Title: Further ʿonyata.
Language(s): Syriac
58r-80v
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe
Title: The Apology of Khamis.
Language(s): Syriac

Consisting of memre first for days in the year, and then on other subjects.

81r-103v
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe.
Title: Further ʿonyata, for the church year.
Language(s): Syriac
104r-152v
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe
Title: Epigrams.
Language(s): Syriac

In 5 'gates'.

153r-175v
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe.
Title: Sogyata on wine and other things.
Language(s): Syriac
175r-192v
Title: ʿOnyata.
Language(s): Syriac
192r-196v
Title: ʿOnita for the Rogation.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 31 cm.
Extent: 197 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a good clear Eastern hand by the priest Giwargis of Bet Qasha from Alqosh and dated 2030 AS ( = 1719 CE).

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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