Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2038 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: The Abu Ḥalim.
Title: Prayers for the morning office for festivals, known as the Abu Ḥalim.
Language(s): Syriac

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 15 cm.
Extent: 75 ff.


In poor condition. 30 leaves are wanting between ff. 39 and 40.


Written in a good E. Syriac hand and dated 1940 = 1629 CE.


Bound in wooden boards.



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.1155-57.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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