Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1293 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

E. Syriac lectionary of the Gospels.

Title: East Syriac lectionary of the Gospels for Sundays, commemorations, etc. in the Peshitta version, according to the use of the church of Mosul.
Language(s): Syriac

At the end, f. 108r-v, is a list of occasional lections.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 30 cm.
Extent: 112 ff.

Hand(s)

The colophon on ff. 108v-110v gives the date 1977 AS ( = 1666 CE) and the scribe's name Oshaʿna son of Nbiya from the village of Ḥanare in the region of Parshin.

Binding

Bound, too tightly, in wooden boards with a leather spine. The front board is broken and only half remains.

History

Origin:

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).

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card. For admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions. Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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