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London, BL, Add. 17242

URI: https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1029
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Add. 17,242, foll. 1–104

URI: https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1030
Description based on Wright DCXXXV (2:504) Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
Date: 11th or 12th century
Unspecified Syriac script ܀ Paper Codex, 104 leaves.
Wright's Subject Classification: Individual Authors
This manuscript contains: Jacob of Batnae. The metrical discourse of Jacob of Batnae on the Crucifixion of our Lord; Ephraim. Prayers for the nocturns of Easter Sunday, ascribed to Ephraim; Jacob of Batnae. A fragment of another discourse of Jacob of Batnae on the Crucifixion. In total, including sub-sections, this manuscript contains 3 items.

Physical Description

Paper, about 8 3/8 in. by 7, consisting of 104 leaves, many of which are much stained and torn, especially foll. 1—28 and 38. The quires, signed with letters, seem to have been 11 in number. Leaves are wanting at the end, as well as after foll. 26 and 100. There are from 16 to 20 lines in each page.

Hand 1 (sole, Unspecified Syriac script): This manuscript is written in an inelegant hand of the xith or xiith cent.

Contents

This manuscript contains 3 item(s). N.B. Items were re-numbered for this online catalog and may not reflect William Wright's previous numeration.

Item 1 (Fol. 1b): Jacob of Batnae. The metrical discourse of Jacob of Batnae on the Crucifixion of our Lord [defective]
 
Title:
ܥܠ ܚ̇ܝ̣ܠܐ ܕ[ܬܠܝܬܝܘ]ܬܐ: ܡ̇ܫܪܝܢܢ ܕܢܟܬܘܼܒ ܡܐܡܪܐ ܕܩܕܝܫܐ ܡܪܝ ܝܥܩܘܒ ܡ̇ܠܦܢܐ ܕܒܛ̣ܢܢ ܕܣܪܘܓ܀ ܥܠ ܙܩܝܦܘܬܗ ܕܪܡܢ ܘܕܚ̇ܫܐ ܦܪܘܩܝܐ
Note: The divisions, for the several days of Passion Week, are rubricated in the text, on foll. 15 b, 30 a, 44 b, 59 a, and 86 a; and coincide with those given by Assemani, Bibl. Or., t. i., p. 324, no. 163.
Item 2 (Fol. 99a): Ephraim. Prayers for the nocturns of Easter Sunday, ascribed to Ephraim
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܒܥ̈ܘܬܐ ܕܠܠܝܐ ܕܚܕܒܫܒܐ ܕܩܝܡܬܐ. ܕܡܪܝ ܐܦܪܝܡ ܡܲܠܦܢܐ
Item 3 (Fol. 101a): Jacob of Batnae. A fragment of another discourse of Jacob of Batnae on the Crucifixion
  Incipit: ܚܘܪ ܦܪܘܫܐ ܐܢ ܡܫܟܚ ܐܢܬ ܦܪܘܫܐܝܬ. ܟܕ ܡܬܚܒ̣ܠܐ ܒ̣ܪܝܬܐ ܒܚܫ̈ܘܗܝ ܕܝܚܝܕܝܐ̣. ܕܝ̇ܠܕܐ ܚ̇ܕܬܐ ܘܪܘܚܢܝܐ ܬܩܘܡ ܬܢܝܢܘܬ. ܏ܘܫ.

Add. 17,242, foll. 105–127

URI: https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1031
Description based on Wright DCLXVII (2:517) Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
Date: 12th century
Unspecified Syriac script ܀ Paper Codex, 23 leaves.
Wright's Subject Classification: Individual Authors
This manuscript contains: Jacob of Batnae. Portions of the metrical discourse of Jacob of Batnae on Simeon Stylites. In total, including sub-sections, this manuscript contains 1 item.

Physical Description

Paper, about 8 1/8 in. by 6 5/8, consisting of 23 leaves (Add. 17,242, foll. 105—127), many of which are much stained and torn. Leaves are wanting at the beginning and end, as well as after foll. 106, 114, and 122. The number of lines in each page varies from 16 to 21.

Hand 1 (sole, Unspecified Syriac script): This manuscript is written in a rather inelegant hand of the xiith cent.

Contents

This manuscript contains 1 item(s). N.B. Items were re-numbered for this online catalog and may not reflect William Wright's previous numeration.

Item 1 (Fol. 105a): Jacob of Batnae. Portions of the metrical discourse of Jacob of Batnae on Simeon Stylites [defective]

How to Cite This Entry

William Wright et al., “London, BL, Add. 17242” in A Digital Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Library, last modified April 21, 2023, https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1029.

Bibliography:

William Wright et al., “London, BL, Add. 17242.” In A Digital Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Library, edited by . Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal, 2023. Entry published April 21, 2023. https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1029.

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Entry Title: London, BL, Add. 17242

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • , editor, A Digital Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Library
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  • Created by Emma Claire Geitner
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  • Based on the work of William Wright
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  • Syriac text entered by Robert Aydin
  • Greek and coptic text entry and proofreading by Ryan Stitt
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  • English text entry and proofreading by Syriac Research Group, University of Alabama
  • Syriaca.org URIs for authors edited by Justin Arnwine
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  • Folio extent edited by Kurt Urban

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