Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2013 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


E. Syriac works on grammar.

Language(s): Syriac

Title: Treatises and verse compositions on Syriac grammar compiled by bar Zoʿbi and including works by him, Elia of Nisibis, and Yawsep bar Malkon.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 32 cm.
Extent: 205 ff.


Written in a good regular E. Syriac hand with vowels, and dated 2045 = 1734 CE.


Bound in full leather with blind tooling over wooden 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.539-43.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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