Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1299 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Bar-Hebraeus, Treatise of treatises.

Title: The Treatise of treatises.

On Aristotelian philosophy. It is incomplete at the beginning, starting in the middle of the prologue. There are then three parts: on logic (f. 3v), on physics (48v), and on metaphysics (78v).

Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 23 cm.
Extent: 114 ff.


Written in a good small E. Syriac hand of the 18th or 19th cent. by an unknown scribe.


Bound in quarter leather 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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