Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add_2046 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Parts of two E. Syriac priest's manuals.

ff. 1-104.
Title: Ṭaksa.
Language(s): Syriac

Priest's manual including priestly prayers, ḥuṭṭame, eucharistic liturgies, consecration of an altar without oil, absolution, consecration of the holy leaven, and further ḥuṭṭame.

ff. 105-130
Title: Ṭaksa.
Language(s): Syriac

Leaves from a different priest's manual. Included are the three eucharistic liturgies.

Physical Description

Support: Paper, 22 cm.
Extent: 104 ff.

Condition

Ff. 105-30 are loosely inserted in the volume.

Hand(s)

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.

Binding

Bound in wooden boards, now only loosely attached to the text block.

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.1177-79.

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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