Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2044 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


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.


Ff. 1-32 are a later supply.


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


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



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.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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