Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1297 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

E. Syriac Psalter.

Title: East Syriac liturgical Psalter.
Language(s): Syriac

Included are other texts for the daily offices. The whole contents are:

ff. 1r-128r
Title: The Psalms in the Peshitta version.
ff. 129r-133v
Title: Biblical canticles.
ff. 134v-148r
Title: Teshbḥata for the ecclesiastical year.
ff. 140v-147r
Title: Teshbḥata for ordinary days.
ff. 148r-155v
Title: Litanies.
ff. 155v-187v
Title: Martyrs' anthems.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 23½ cm.
Extent: 187 ff.

Condition

The volume was repaired and many leaves attached to guards sometime after 1816.

Hand(s)

Written in an angular E. Syriac hand of about the 18th cent. by a scribe named Hormez (the name appearing in a decoration on f. 134r).

Binding

Bound in full leather over paper boards.

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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