Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2035 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

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.

Hand(s)

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

Binding

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

History

Origin:

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.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card. For admissions procedures contact Cambridge University Library Admissions. Contact near_eastern@lib.cam.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript.

Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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