Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 3281 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 149 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Collation

Quires, unsigned

Layout

19 or 20 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Written in good, regular Jacobite sertā XVIIIth Cent.

Decoration

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.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Wright, W. : A catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts preserved in the library of the University of Cambridge. (vol 2), 1901".

Availability

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