Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2045 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts


E. Syriac priest's manual.

Title: Ṭaksa.
Language(s): Syriac

Priest's manual including preistly prayers, eucharistic liturgies, consecration of the holy leaven, baptism, and ḥuṭṭame.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 21 cm.
Extent: 117 ff.


Written in a neat E. Syriac hand and dated 1997 = 1686 CE.


Bound in leather over 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.1173-77.


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Funding of Cataloguing

Cambridge University Library


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