Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1990 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Syrian Catholic prayers and hymns.

Title: W. Syriac prayers for various occasions with hymns and other pieces.
Language(s): In Syriac and Garshuni Arabic.

A Catholic collection, to judge from prayers of Pope Gregory (f. 56v) and St Augustine (57r).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, 16½ cm.
Extent: 116 ff.

Condition

Many leaves are stained and some mutilated. Leaves are wanting after ff. 59 (four), 92, 105, 107, 111, and 113.

Hand(s)

Written in a regular W. Syriac hand of about the 17th century.

Binding

Old binding of leather over paper 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.361-65.

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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