Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 31 (S.2.21)
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Rvdimenta Syriacae Lingvae.
S. Ephraemi Syri Aliorumque, Precationes et Hymni.
Epistolae Octo Mosis Mardeni ad Andream Masivm.
Syriac.
On the front fly-leaf in an early XVIII. Cent. hand: In his rudimentis multae preces con- | tinentur: in iis etiam S. Ephremi et | Jacobi Rohensis.
On the first recto in an XVIII. Cent. hand: Libellus Alphabeti | Syriaci | cum aliquot precationun- | culis et psalmis nec non | Carminibus nonnul- | lis S. Ephraem | Sal. Negri | adscripserat.
On the opposite page: Rudimenta | Syriacae Linguae | Ex autographo (quod ex manu cognosco) | Gasparis de Malauar Indi | Halae Saxonum | descripsi | G.S.B. [Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer].
For Gottlieb (Theophilus) Siegfried Bayer, see MS Hunter 457.
[Formerly R.6.16; R.6.75]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 5, ff. 30, written by G.S. Bayer at Halle, Saxony, in single cols. of 21 lines, each 7 x 3 3/4, rubrics, marginalia, titles, etc., in Latin, partial pagination (pp. 1-15 and 1-29). Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Pasteboards, covered marbled-paper, back repaired with grey paper as in U.7.5, U.7.6, and U.7.7
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Syriac
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 456.
Accession Number: 2523
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Ephrem the Syrian, Saint 303-373
Ephraem Syrus.
author: Jacobus Rohensis
author: Moses Mardenius
provenance: Theophilus Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer 1694-1738
Sinologist.
scribe: Solomon Negri 1665-1727
Arabic scholar and translator. Sulayman al-Aswad al-Dimashqi, or Solomon Negri as he was known to the West, was born in Damascus into an Arabophone, Orthodox family …
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