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London, BL, Add. 17244

URI: https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1033
Description based on Wright CCCCXL (1:354) Link to Archive.org Bibliographic record
Date: 13th century
Unspecified Syriac script ܀ Paper Codex, 138 leaves.
Wright's Subject Classification: Hymns
This manuscript contains: The Hymns of Severus, etc., to the number of 321. In total, including sub-sections, this manuscript contains 18 items.

Physical Description

Paper, about 9 7/8 in. by 7 1/4, consisting of 138 leaves, many of which are much stained and torn, especially foll. 1—4, 13— 21, and 119—138. The quires, signed with letters, were probably 18 or 19 in number, but only ܝܕ ـــ ܘ are now complete. Leaves are wanting at the beginning and end, as well as after foll. 2, 14, 18, 20, 126, 127, 128, and 132. There are 15 lines in each page.

Hand 1 (sole, Unspecified Syriac script): This volume is written in a large, regular hand.

Manuscript Contents

Note: Item numbering updated in digital edition.
Item 1 (Fol. 1a): The Hymns of Severus, etc., to the number of 321. [defective]
 
Title:
ܫܟܐ
Note: Each hymn is marked with its appropriate number, and with a letter denoting its tone, e.g. ܏ܡܓ ܏ܘ..
Item 2 (Fol. 1a): The Presentation of our Lord. [defective]
 
Title:
ܕܡ̇ܥܠܬܐ
Item 3 (Fol. 2b): Lent. [defective]
 
Title:
ܕܥܠ ܨܘܡܐ
Item 4 (Fol. 5b): The Miracles. [defective]
 
Title:
ܕܥܠ ܬܕܡܪ̈ܬܐ ܕܣܥ̣ܪ ܡܪܢ
Item 5 (Fol. 18a): Palm Sunday. [defective]
 
Title:
ܛܟܣܐ ܕܚܕܒܫܒܐ ܩܕܝܫܐ ܕܐܘ̈ܫܥܢܐ
Item 6 (Fol. 21b): Passion Week
 
Title:
ܕܥܠ ܚܫܐ ܦܪܘܩܝܐ ܘܥܠ [ܝܗܘܕܐ] ܡ̇ܫܠܡܢܐ
Item 7 (Fol. 26b): The holy Cross.
 
Title:
ܛܟ̣ܣܐ ܕܥܠ ܨܠܝܒܐ ܦܪܘܩܝܐ
Item 8 (Fol. 36a): The Resurrection, arranged according to the eight tones (ܩܝ̈ܢܬܐ)
 
Title:
ܛܟ̣ܣܐ ܕܩܝܡ̣ܬܐ ܩܕܝܫܬܐ
Item 9 (Fol. 50a): The Ascension.
 
Title:
ܡ̈ܥܢܝܬܐ ܕܥܠ ܣܘܠܩܗ ܕܡܪܢ ܕܠܫܡܝܐ
Item 10 (Fol. 53b): Pentecost.
 
Title:
ܡ̈ܥܢܝܬܐ ܕܦܐܢܛܝܩܘܣܛܝ
  Subscription : ܫܠ̣ܡ ܛܟ̣ܣܐ ܟܠܗ ܕܡܕܒܪܢܘܬܐ ܕܡܪܢ
Item 11 (Fol. 59a): [defective]
 
Title:
ܡ̈ܥܢܝܬܐ ܕܝ̇ܠܕܬ݁ ܐܠܗܐ ܘܕܣ̈ܗܕܐ ܘܕܡ̈ܠܦܢܐ̇ ܘܕܬܝܒܘܬܐ ܘܕܥܢܝ̈ܕܐ. ܒܬܡ̈ܢܐ ܩ̈ܝܢܬܐ
Item 12 (Fol. 59b): First tone.
Item 13 (Fol. 68b): Fifth.
Item 14 (Fol. 85a): Second.
Item 15 (Fol. 100b): Sixth.
Item 16 (Fol. 125a): Third.
Item 17 (Fol. 128a): Seventh.
Item 18 (Fol. 132a): Fourth.

Additions

N.B., folio location may not be available for some items below.
Addition 1:

How to Cite This Entry

William Wright et al., “London, BL, Add. 17244” in A Digital Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Library, last modified April 21, 2023, https://bl.syriac.uk/ms/1033.

Bibliography:

William Wright et al., “London, BL, Add. 17244.” 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/1033.

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Entry Title: London, BL, Add. 17244

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
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  • Created by Jessica Pagan
  • Based on the work of William Wright
  • Edited by Lindsay Ruth
  • 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
  • Folio extent edited by Kurt Urban

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