Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2005 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: Works of Bar-Hebraeus.
ff. 1v-13v.
Title: The Book of the pupils of the eye.
Language(s): Syriac

A work on Aristotelian logic, in 7 sections.

ff. 14r-36r.
Title: The Book of the Dove.
Language(s): In Garshuni Arabic.

A work on spirituality, in 4 sections.

ff. 36v-38v.
Title: An extract from the Nomocanon.
Language(s): In Garshuni Arabic.

Section 3 of the 8th chapter, on the reasons prohibitive of marriage.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 17½ cm.
Extent: 97 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a neat serto hand and dated 1890 = 1579 CE.

Binding

Bound in full leather over paper boards with some blind tooling.

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.500-05.

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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