Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2035 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Lectionary of the Pauline epistles.

Title: Lectionary of the Pauline epistles.
Language(s): Syriac

'According to the use of the Upper Monastery.'

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 32½ cm.
Extent: 66 ff.


Written in a large bold E. Syriac hand in 2 columns and dated 2114 = 1803 CE.


Originally bound in wooden boards, but most of both boards have broken off.



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.1138-48.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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