Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2036 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

E. Syriac liturgical Psalter.

1r-126r
Title: The Psalms.
Language(s): Syriac

Beginning with Ps 9.2. Divided into hulale and marmyata, and provided with headings and prayers.

126v-188v
Title: hymns (teshbḥata) for the church year.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 21 cm.
Extent: 188 ff.

Condition

Incomplete at the beginning.

Hand(s)

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

Binding

Bound in full leather with some blind tooling over wooden boards.

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.1149-53.

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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