Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 2889 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Historical work in Arabic (Karshuni)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 367 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Collation

39 quires, signed with Syriac letters, of 10 leaves, except 3 quires which have 8 leaves, one which has 6, and one witch has only 7. There are other signatures with Arabic arithmetical figures in the middle of each quires

Layout

25 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Written in neat, regular, Nestorian, fully pointed A.D. 1730 Deacon Johannan, son of the deacon Hormizd, son the deacon Gabriel, of Alkosh

Decoration

3r

Additions: \ff. 56 and 57 are a modern supply/

History

Origin: Compiled in the year 1332 CE dated 1730 CE

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Wright, W. : A catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts preserved in the library of the University of Cambridge. (vol 1), 1901".

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


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