Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2003 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Bar-Hebraeus, Treatise of treatises.

Title: The Treatise of treatises.
Language(s): Syriac

A work on Aristotelian philosophy, in three parts: logic, physics, and metaphysics.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 23 cm.
Extent: 101 ff.

Condition

Ff. 2-11 are a later supply.

Hand(s)

Written in a small neat serto hand and dated 1587 = 1276 CE.

Binding

Bound in full red 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.493-96.

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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