Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 3290 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Syriac Manuscripts

Contents

Discourses

Fifty-two in number, translated from Syriac into Arabic.

Language(s): Arabic

References

Identical with the first 52 discourses described by Assemani, Giuseppe Simone, 1687-1768., according to cod. Vat. viii, in the Bibl. Orient. i. 150-156; except that Assemani's no. 51 is placed in this MS after no. 35, f. 172v, and ff. 4v-5v, and the discourses begin on f. 6r

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 255 ff.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Collation

The quires are mostly of 8 leaves, but some have 10, signed on the first and last page with Arabic words and numerals. The numeration ceases at f. 138v

Layout

19 lines to the page

Hand(s)

Written in neat, regular Naskhī XVIIIth Cent.

Decoration

Additions: An index occupies ff. 4v-5v. Other notes are on ff. 252r, 253r, 254v. 3 crescent and other types

Binding

In the original binding

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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