Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2002 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


History of Mar Hormizd.

Author: ShemĘżun, disciple of Mar Yozadaq.
Title: The History of Mar Hormizd the Persian.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 22 cm.
Extent: 85 ff.


Written in a neat regular E. Syriac hand and dated 1981 = 1669 CE.


Bound in full leather with blind tooling over paper 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.491-92.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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