Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_1999 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

John of Dalyata, Philoxenus of Mabbug, Jacob of Serug.

Language(s): Syriac

ff. 3v-131v
Title: Works, including an introduction, discourses, letters, and hymns.
ff. 132r-157v
Title: Letter to a friend on the monastic life.
ff. 157v-162r
Title: Extracts.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 18 cm.
Extent: 162 ff.

Hand(s)

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

Binding

Bound in full leather with 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.445-71.

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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