Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2812 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Miscellaneous texts connected with grammar, philosophy and logic.

Title: Texts connected with grammar, philosophy and logic.
Language(s): Syriac

Named authors include: Theodore bar Koni, Elia of Nisibis, Ishoʿbokht of Rev-Ardashir, Barhebraeus, Severus Sebokht, Proba.

Included is Barhebraeus, Cream of wisdom (ff. 74r-106r).

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 21½ cm.
Extent: 133 ff.


Written in a good current E. Syriac hand and dated 2118 = 1806 CE.


Bound in quarter leather over thin paper boards.



Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased from Prof. William Wright in 1888.

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.635-43.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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