Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 257 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: This manuscript contains the Psalms in Greek and Arabic in parallel colums. This version was made by the Greek Patriarch of Antioch Athanāsiyūs كيركير اثناسيوس

Physical Description

Form: codex
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Origin: 1130 AH; 1718 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by G. Bouchery in 1778.

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900", abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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