Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1988 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

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.

Condition

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

Hand(s)

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

Binding

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

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.316-60.

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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