Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1292 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


E. Syriac lectionary of the Gospels.

Title: Lectionary of the Gospels for Sundays, commemorations, etc., according to the East Syriac calendar.
Language(s): Syriac

For Sundays, the incipit of the Ężonita is given before the reading.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 32 cm.
Extent: 124 ff.


8 leaves are lost before f. 1. A leaf is wanting after f. 109. All the leaves are soiled, and ff. 17v, 18r and 124v are partly illegible. Text is also lost on f. 53.


Bound in quarter leather at Cambridge.



Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by the executors of the Rev. David Jenks,1935.

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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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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