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London, BL, Add. 17243

URI: https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1032
Description based on Wright CCCXLV ()
This manuscript record does not have a summary list of contents. For composite manuscripts, the list of contents can be found under each individual part.

Add. 17,243, foll. 1–5, 7–174

URI: https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1422
Description based on Wright CCCXLV (1:290-291) Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
Date: 13th century
Unspecified Syriac script (multiple hands) ܀ Paper Codex, 174 leaves.
Wright's Subject Classification: Choral Books
This manuscript contains: Greek and Syriac canons for the first half of the year. In total, including sub-sections, this manuscript contains 20 items.

Physical Description

Paper, about 7 in. by 5 ¼, consisting of 174 leaves. The quires are without signatures. There are from 13 to 17 lines in each page

Hand 1 (major, Unspecified Syriac script): This volume is written in a rather inelegant hand of the xiiith cent.
Hand 2 (minor, Unspecified Syriac script): See additions.

Contents

This manuscript contains 20 item(s) including nested subsections. N.B. Items were re-numbered for this online catalog and may not reflect William Wright's previous numeration.

Item 1 (Fol. 8a): Greek and Syriac canons for the first half of the year
 
Title:
ܒܝܕ ܚܲܝܠܐ ܘܣܘܝܥܐ ܕܬܠܝܬܝܘܬܐ ܩܕܝܫܬܐ ܘܫܲܘܝܬ ܒܐܘܣܝܐ ܕܐܒܐ ܘܕܒܪܐ ܘܪܘܚܐ ܩܕܝܫܐ ܚܕ ܐܠܗܐ ܕܥܠ ܣܒܪܗ ܡܫܪܝܢܢ ܕܢܟܬܘܒ ܩ̈ܢܘܢܐ ܝܘ̈ܢܝܐ ܘܣܘܪ̈ܝܝܐ ܕܟܠܗ̇ ܟܪܘܟܝܐ ܕܫܢܬܐ
Item 2 (Fol. 8a): The Consecration of the Church
 
Title:
ܕܩܘܕܫ ܥܕܬܐ
Item 3 (Fol. 23a): The Annunciation of Zacharias
Item 4 (Fol. 31b): The Annunciation of the blessed Virgin
Item 5 (Fol. 42b): The Visit of Mary to Elisabeth
Item 6 (Fol. 51b): The Nativity of S. John the Baptist
Item 7 (Fol. 59a): The Commemoration of Barbara
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܥܠ ܒܪܒܪܐ ܣܗܕܬܐ
Item 8 (Fol. 65b): The Revelation of S. Joseph
Item 9 (Fol. 72b): The Nativity of our Lord
Item 10 (Fol. 81a): The Praises of the blessed Virgin
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܥܠ ܩܘ̈ܠܣܝܗ̇ ܕܝܠܕܬ݀ ܐܠܗܐ
Item 11 (Fol. 88b): The Massacre of the Innocents
Item 12 (Fol. 95a): The Commemoration of Basil and Gregory, and the Circumcision of our Lord
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܥܠ ܡ̈ܠܦܢܐ ܒܲܣܝܠܠܝܘܣ. ܘܓܪܝܓܘܿܪܝܘܣ ܘܥܠ ܓܙܘܪܬܗ ܕܡܪܢ
Item 13 (Fol. 106a): The Epiphany
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܥܠ ܥܡܕܗ ܕܡܪܢ
Item 14 (Fol. 117a): The Decollation of S. John the Baptist
  Colophon: See additions.
Item 15 (Fol. 125a): The Commemoration of S. Stephen
Item 16 (Fol. 133a): The Presentation of our Lord in the Temple
  Colophon: See additions.
Item 17 (Fol. 142a): The Commemoration of Bar-saumā
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܥܠ ܩܕܝܫܐ ܒܪܨܘܡܐ ܪܝܫܐ ܒܐܒ̈ܝܠܐ
Item 18 (Fol. 150b): The Commemoration of Severus
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܥܠ ܡܪܝ ܣܐܘܝܪܐ ܦܛܪܝܪܟܐ
Item 19 (Fol. 159b): The Sunday of the Commemoration of Priests
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܚܕ܏ܒܫܒ ܕܟܗ̈ܢܐ
Item 20 (Fol. 167a): The Commemoration of the Dead
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܥ̈ܢܝܕܐ ܓܘܢܐܝܬ

Additions

N.B., folio location may not be available for some items below.
Addition 1: The name of the scribe Yeshūa' (bar Phetion) appears on fol. 125 a and fol. 142a ܨܠܘ ܥܠ ܕܣ̣ܪܛ ܢܬܚܢܢ ܚܛܝܐ ܝܫܘܥ ܒܝܘܡ ܕܝ̣ܢܐ ܕܚܝܻܠܐ ܘܙܝܻ̇ܥܐ
Addition 2 (Fol. 1): Foll. 1 and 2 contain a list of Syriac words, arranged alphabetically in columns from ܛ to ܢܢ.
Addition 3: Foll. 3, 4, 5, and 174, exhibit mere trials of the pen in Syriac and Coptic.
Addition 4: Foll. 7 and 172 are covered with columns of Coptic arithmetical figures; and fol. 173 b contains two or three lines of Coptic writing.

Add. 17,243, fol. 6 (fly–leaf)

URI: https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1423
Description based on Wright CCCXLV (1:290-291) Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
Date: 13th century
Unspecified Coptic script ܀  Leaf, 1 leaf.
Wright's Subject Classification:
This manuscript contains: A leaf from a Coptic service-book. In total, including sub-sections, this manuscript contains 1 item.

Physical Description

The fly-leaf is much soiled and torn.

Hand 1 (sole, Unspecified Coptic script): From the xiiith 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. 6): A leaf from a Coptic service-book

How to Cite This Entry

William Wright et al., “London, BL, Add. 17243” in A Digital Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Library, last modified April 21, 2023, https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1032.

Bibliography:

William Wright et al., “London, BL, Add. 17243.” 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/1032.

About this Entry

Entry Title: London, BL, Add. 17243

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • , editor, A Digital Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Library
  • William Wright, David A. Michelson, Robert Aydin, and Anna Kelly, entry contributors, “London, BL, Add. 17243

Additional Credit:

  • Created by Anna Kelly
  • Based on the work of William Wright
  • Syriac text entered by Robert Aydin
  • Greek and coptic text entry and proofreading by Ryan Stitt
  • Project management by William L. Potter
  • English text entry and proofreading by Syriac Research Group, University of Alabama
  • Form and material support designations edited by Claire Chen
  • Folio extent edited by Kurt Urban

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