Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2008 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Bar-Hebraeus, Candlestick of the sanctuary.

Title: The candlestick of the sanctuary.
Language(s): Syriac

Comprising 12 shethese 'foundations', i.e. of secular and ecclesiastical knowledge.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 29½ cm.
Extent: 230 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a neat small serto hand of about the 15th century.

Binding

Bound in full leather over wooden boards, with 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.510-13.

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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