Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2819 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


E. Syriac grammatical works collected by John bar Zoʿbi.

ff. 2v-42r
Author: Elia of Ṣoba.
Title: Syriac grammar entitled Turaṣ mamlla Suryaya
Language(s): Syriac
ff. 42v-302v
Title: Grammatical treatises.
Language(s): Syriac
ff. 302v-317v
Author: Yosip bar Malkon.
Title: Metrical treatise on the accents.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 20 cm.
Extent: 331 ff.


Written in a good clear E. Syriac hand of the 18th cent.


Bound 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.667-70.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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