Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1295 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Book of Khamis.

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

Containing works by this author and others, in the shorter recension. These are as follows.

1a-24a
Title: An ʿonita on Mar Sabrishoʿ.
24a-41b
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe.
Title: ʿOnyata that have the theme of the Rogation and penitence.
41b-47a
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe.
Title: Other ʿonyata by this author.
47b-61a
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe.
Title: ʿOnyata for the Rogation.
61b-89a
Author: Giwargis Warda and others.
Title: ʿOnyata for the Rogation.
89b-120a
Author: Khamis bar Qardaḥe.
Title: ʿOnyata for the year.
120a-138a
Title: ʿOnyata.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 30½ cm.
Extent: 138 ff.

Condition

The leaves are mostly bound on guards, and some are misplaced. Fol. 65 is missing except for one corner. Leaves are wanting after f. 133 and at the end.

Hand(s)

The colophon on f. 138v states that the manuscript was finished on 24 January 1996 AS = 1685 CE in Gazarta on the Tigris.

Binding

Bound in Cambridge in quarter leather.

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

From the library of the American mission in Urmia, Persia. Their stamp and the markings 'Duplicate' and number '37' are on f. 1a.

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

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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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