Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2039 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: E. Syriac hymns (turgame and sogyata).
1v-66v
Title: Turgame.
Language(s): Syriac
66v-69v
Title: Sogyata.
Language(s): Syriac

Imperfect at the end.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 16 cm.
Extent: 69 ff.

Condition

In poor condition, with leaves wanting.

Hand(s)

Written in a small neat E. Syriac hand of the 17th or 18th cent.

Binding

Bound in wooden boards, which are split and laced together.

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.1157-59.

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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