Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2034 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Pentateuch in the Peshiá¹­ta version.

Title: The Pentateuch in the Peshiá¹­ta version.
Language(s): Syriac

Peshitta Institute siglulm 16b2.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 32 cm.
Extent: 171 ff.


In poor condition: damaged at the beginning and end with many leaves missing.


Written in a good E. Syriac hand of about the 17th cent.


Originally bound in wooden boards, but one is now detached and the sewing is in bad condition.



Provenance and Acquisition

From the library of Robert Bensly. It was purchased by him in 1891.

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.1137.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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