Add. 3281 (University Library, Cambridge University)
Treatise in defence of the Roman Catholic religion
Title: The polished mirror
Title: Al-Mir'āt al-Majlīyah
Title: المرئات المجلية
Title: ܟܬܐܒ ܐܠܡܠܩܒ ܒܐܠܡܪܐܗ̈ ܐܠܡܓܠܝܗ ܡܢ ܬܐܠܝܦ ܐܠܐܒ ܐܠܡܩܪܡ ܐܠܦܛܪܝܪܟ ܐܠܡܦܟܡ ܡܐܪ ܝܘܣܦ ܐܠܬܐܢܝ ܡܢ ܦܛܐܪܟ ܐܠܟܠܕܐܢܝܝܢ. ܩܕܣ ܐܠܠܗ ܢܦܣܗ ܘܢܦܥܢܐ ܒܒܪܟܗ ܕܥܐܗ ܐܡܝܢ
Colophon: f. 148v
Extent: 149 ff.
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Written in good, regular Jacobite sertā XVIIIth Cent.
Additions: At the end, f. 147r is a brief autobiography of the author. A later hand has added A.D. 1725, f. 147r and it is probably correct because the author died in A.D. 1724, according to Assemani, Giuseppe Simone, 1687-1768.
"Manuscript description based on Wright, W. : A catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts preserved in the library of the University of Cambridge. (vol 2), 1901".