Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2001 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Works on the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Language(s): Syriac

ff. 1r-152r
Title: The History of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

In 6 books.

ff. 152r-159v
Title: Memra on the departure of Mary.
ff. 160r-163v
Title: A miracle performed by the Blessed Virgin at Apamea.
ff. 163v-172r
Author: Ephrem.
Title: Memra on Mary and Joseph and the envy of the Jews.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 13½ cm.
Extent: 173 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a neat small serto hand and dated 1792 = 1481 CE.

Binding

Bound in full leather with blind tooling (the spine now perished) 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.487-91.

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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