Add_2046 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Parts of two E. Syriac priest's manuals.
Priest's manual including priestly prayers, ḥuṭṭame, eucharistic liturgies, consecration of an altar without oil, absolution, consecration of the holy leaven, and further ḥuṭṭame.
Leaves from a different priest's manual. Included are the three eucharistic liturgies.
Ff. 1-104 are written in a neat round E. Syriac hand probably of the 19th cent.
Ff. 105-130 are in a more angular and older hand, perhaps of the 14th or 15th cent.
Bound in wooden boards, now only loosely attached to the text block.
Provenance and Acquisition
From the library of Robert Bensly. It was purchased by him in 1891.
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.1177-79.
Funding of Cataloguing
Cambridge University Library