Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1296 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Hymns of Warda.

Title: Hymns (Ężonyata) by Giwargis Warda and others for Sundays, feasts, and commemorations.
Language(s): Syriac

The contents differ from the both the recorded recensions of this collection.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 30 cm.
Extent: 302 ff.

Condition

Ff. 1-18 are replacements for lost leaves at the beginning of the manuscript; but leaves are lost here too after ff. 12 and 15.

Hand(s)

Written in a good regular East Syriac hand by an unknown scribe. The colophon on f. 302v states that the manuscript was finished on 16 March 2060 AS = 1749 CE in Darband in Tergawar.

Binding

Bound in Cambridge in quarter leather.

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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