Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2044 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

E. Syriac funeral services.

Title: E. Syriac funeral services.
Language(s): Syriac

Included are services for clergy, and lay men, women, and children.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 16½ cm.
Extent: 206 ff.

Condition

Ff. 1-32 are a later supply.

Hand(s)

Written in a neat if not elegant E. Syriac hand and dated 1852 = 1541 CE.

Binding

Bound in leather over wooden boards, the leather now mostly perished.

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.1170-73.

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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