Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1987 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

W. Syriac priest's manual.

Title: W. Syriac priest's manual.
Language(s): In Syriac and Garshuni Arabic.
ff. 3v-68r
Title: Order of marriage.
ff. 68v-101v
Title: Orders of baptism.
ff. 101v-106r
Title: Emergency orders of baptism.
ff. 106v-130r
Title: Order of the eucharist.
ff. 130r-142v
Title: Prayers, prooemia, sedre etc. that a priest must learn by heart.
ff. 142v-156r
Title: Occasional prayers, beginning with graces before and after meals.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 21 cm.
Extent: 157 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a neat W. Syriac hand and dated 1958 = 1647..

Binding

Old binding of leather with some blind tooling over wooden boards.

Condition

Some quires and single leaves are detached.

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired for the SPCK by George Percy Badger and presented to the Library in 1887.

Record Sources

For a full description see W. Wright and S. A. Cook, A Catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts in the library of the University of Cambridge (1901), i.309-14.

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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