Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or_1938 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Melkite Menaion for December.

Title: Melkite Menaion for the month of December.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 21 cm.
Extent: 291 ff.

Condition

Many leaves are now lost and many others in a second hand are replacements. Some leaves are partly torn away. The surviving leaves are darkened especially at the foredges by use.

Hand(s)

Written in an inelegant Melkite hand of about the 13th century.

Additions:

Binding

Bound in full leather over wooden boards.

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by M. C. Burkitt, , 1960.

Record Sources

For a full description see J. F. Coakley, Catalogue of Syriac manuscripts in Cambridge University Library acquired since 1901 (2018).

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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