Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1994 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Emmanuel bar Shahhare, Hexaemeron.

ff. 1v-268v
Title: Hexaemeron.
Language(s): Syriac
ff. 269r-274r
Title: Commentary on the rite of baptism.
Language(s): Syriac
ff. 269r-274r
Title: A memra on man as microcosm.
Language(s): Syriac
ff. 283r-288v
Title: A commentary on the Nicene Creed.
Language(s): Syriac
ff. 288v-289v
Title: An explanation of theological terms.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 31½ cm.
Extent: 291 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in the large bold E. Syriac hand of the deacon Kawshaba from Alqosh and dated 2012 = 1701 CE. .

Binding

Bound in full 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.391-404.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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