Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1988 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


E. Syriac ordination services.

Title: E. Syriac ordination services (Syamide) for all ranks of clergy, monks and nuns.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 22 cm.
Extent: 170 ff.


The first five quires of the original ms. are missing. F. 1 is the first leaf of quire 6.


Written in a neat E. Syriac hand and dated 1870 = 1558 CE.


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



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.316-60.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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