Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1301 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts



Title: The Kashkol.
Language(s): Syriac

This consists of anthems (ʿonyata or qale) at the evening and night offices for ferial days in the different seasons of the E. Syriac ecclesiastical year.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 34½ cm.
Extent: 125 ff.


Written in a stiff broad-penned E. Syriac hand with long kashideh at the ends of many lines, by Yoḥanan son of Badal of Gogtapah, in September 1885.


Bound in quarter leather and cloth.



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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