Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2000 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


The Cause of all causes.

ff. 4v-215v
Title: The cause of all causes.
Language(s): Syriac

In 7 memre, the last incomplete (as usual in this text).

ff. 216r-219v
Title: Calendrical tables.
Language(s): Syriac with an introduction in Garshuni Arabic.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 22 cm.
Extent: 220 ff.


Written in a neat small serto hand and dated 2014 = 1702 CE.


Bound in full leather with 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.472-87.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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