Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2820 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Hymns and other poetry by E. Syriac authors.

ff. 2v-90v
Title: Hymns (sogyata) for the ecclesiastical year.
Language(s): Syriac

Named authors are Khamis, Giwargis Warda, and ╩┐Attaye bar Ateli.

ff. 90v-156v
Title: Various poems.
Language(s): Syriac

By Khamis and others. Some are secular.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 20 cm.
Extent: 158 ff.


Written in a good clear E. Syriac hand and dated 1882.


Bound in quarter leather in Cambridge.



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.670-97.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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