Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1991 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


The Book of Khamis.

Title: The Book of Khamis.
Language(s): Syriac

Containing works by Khamis and others; preceded by the usual ʿonita of Gabriel Qamṣa.(ff. 2v-25r).

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 30 cm.
Extent: 151 ff.


Written in a good clear Eastern hand and dated 2041 = 1729 CE.


Bound in full red 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.365-86.


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


Comment on this record

Please fill out your details.

How are we using your feedback? See our privacy policy.