Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1998 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Isḥaq Shebadnaya,On the divine economy.

Title: On the divine economy from the beginning until eternity.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 18½ cm.
Extent: 220 ff.


A quire is lost at the end.


Written in a fine E. Syriac hand with a few vowels, of about the 16th century.


Bound in full leather over wooden boards, repaired in Cambridge.



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.428-44.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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