Syriac Manuscripts in the British Library
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London, BL, Add. 17226

URI: https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1003
Description based on Wright CXXIV (1:79) Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
Date: 13th or 14th century
Unspecified Syriac script (multiple hands) ܀ Paper Codex, 41 leaves.
Wright's Subject Classification: New Testament
This manuscript contains: The Acts of the Apostles, from ch. xxiii. 15 to the end.; The three Catholic Epistles; The other Apostolic Epistles. In total, including sub-sections, this manuscript contains 10 items.

Physical Description

Paper, about 7 1/4 in. by 5 1/8, consisting of 41 leaves, the first of which is much torn. The quires, signed with letters, were ten in number, but the first four are missing, and the fifth and tenth are imperfect. There, are from 19 to 23 lines in each page. This volume is written in a tolerably regular hand of the xiiith or xivth cent., with occasional Greek and Syriac vowels

Hand 1 (major, Unspecified Syriac script): This volume is written in a tolerably regular hand of the 13th or 14th century, with occasional Greek and Syriac vowels.
Hand 2 (minor, Unspecified Syriac script): See additions.

Manuscript Contents

Note: Item numbering updated in digital edition.
Item 1 (Fol. 1a): The Acts of the Apostles according to the Peshitta version, from ch. xxiii. 15 to the end. [defective]
Item 2 (Fol. 12a): The three Catholic Epistles according to the Peshitta version
Item 3 (Fol. 12a): The Epistle of S. James
Item 4 (Fol. 18b): The first Epistle of S. Peter
Item 5 (Fol. 27a): The first Epistle of S. John
Item 6 (Fol. 33b): The other Apostolic Epistles according to the peshitta version [defective]
Item 7 (Fol. 33b): The second Epistle of S. Peter
Item 8 (Fol. 38a): The second Epistle of S. John
Item 9 (Fol. 39a): The third Epistle of S. John
Item 10 (Fol. 40a): The Epistle of S. Jude [defective]
Note: Imperfect at the end.


N.B., folio location may not be available for some items below.
Addition 1: There are many lessons rubricated both in the text and on the margins.

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