Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2019 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Monastic anthology.

2r-96v
Author: Palladius.
Title: Paradise of the Fathers.
Language(s): Syriac

Selections from the third part.

96v-105v
Author: Nilus.
Title: Letter.
Language(s): Syriac
105v-109r
Title: Profitable sayings of the holy fathers.
Language(s): Syriac
109r-123r
Title: Six memre.
Language(s): Syriac
123r-136v
Title: Memre.
Language(s): Syriac
136v-138r
Title: Letter.
Language(s): Syriac
138r-140v
Title: Letter.
Language(s): Syriac
140v-144r
Title: Letter.
Language(s): Syriac
144r-170v
Author: Macarius.
Title: Admonition and letters.
Language(s): Syriac
170v-176r
Title: Letter.
Language(s): Syriac
176r-179r
Author: John of Sinai.
Title: Extracts.
Language(s): Syriac
179r-182r
Author:
Title: Memra on silence.
Language(s): Syriac
182r-204b
Author:
Title: Questions of the brothers that they asked to the elders and their answers.
Language(s): Syriac
206r-209v
Author: Philoxenus.
Title: Prayer.
Language(s): Syriac
209v-210v
Title: Other prayers, including by Dionysius and John the Small.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 17½ cm.
Extent: 212 ff.

Hand(s)

Written in a good serto hand and dated 1763 = 1452 CE.

The last 6 leaves are in a later hand and more recent.

Binding

The binding has perished.

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), ii.570-83.

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library

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