Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2014 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Timothy Isaac, Beginners' Syriac grammar.

2v-56v
Author: Timothy Isaac Metropolitan of Amid.
Title: Beginners' Syriac grammar
Language(s): Syriac
56v-60r
Title: Verb paradigms with Garshuni glosses.
Language(s): Syriac and Arabic
60v-61v
Title: Index to the Dominical feasts and dukrane of martyrs for the year.
Language(s): Syriac

Breaking off with Nisan.

62r-66v
Title: Various short texts (Ten Commandments, etc.) in Garshuni.
Language(s): Arabic
67r-70r
Title: Short texts (Lord's Prayer, creed, etc.) in Syriac and Garshuni.
Language(s): Syriac and Arabic
70r-72r
Title: Various prayers for the daily offices.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 22 cm.
Extent: 72 ff.

Condition

Leaves are wanting after ff. 3, 26, 61.

Hand(s)

Written in 3 different serto hands (ff. 2-61, 62-66, 67-70) of the 18th cent.

Binding

Bound in full leather over paper 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.543-45.

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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