Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2813 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Hymns for the Rogation of the Ninevites.

Title: Hymns (ʿonyata) for the Rogation of the Ninevites.
Language(s): Syriac

The named authors are: Khamis bar Qardahe (19 ʿonyata), the priest Ṣliba, Isaac Eshbadnaya, Israel of Alqosh, George of Alqosh, Mari bar Mshiḥaya, George Warda.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 23½ cm.
Extent: 103 ff.


Written in a good E. Syriac hand of the 19th cent.


Bound in Cambridge in quarter leather.



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.643-52.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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