Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1298 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


E. Syriac service-book (Kashkol).

Title: East Syriac service-book.
Language(s): Syriac

It consists of:

ff. 1b-87a
Title: Services for ferial days in the different seasons of the year.

This text is elsewhere, but not in this ms., called the Kashkol.

ff. 87a-134b
Title: Anthems for every day.

They are here captioned Qale d-ʿudrane.

ff. 134b
Title: An ʿonita by Ishoʿyahb of Salamas.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 29½ cm.
Extent: 134 ff.


Leaves are wanting at the end. The leaves are somewhat stained but the text is legible.


Written in a good regular E. Syriac hand of about the 17th cent. by an unknown scribe.


Bound in cloth in 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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