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Syriac-English dictionary, 1700-1799 C.E.; 1111-1214 A.H.

Identifier: BV 67


Syriac-English dictionary arranged according to the order of the Syriac alphabet.


  • Creation: 1700-1799 C.E.; 1111-1214 A.H.


1 volumes

Language of Materials



Custodial History

The item is undated with no record of who compiled it; probably made in the 19th century.

Other Related Names

  1. Berkeley Divinity School, donor

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired with other volumes from the Berkeley Divinity School.

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Physical Description

Manuscript codex. Title supplied by cataloger. A note signed Stephen C. Gates, Wakeville, N.Y. laid in: "This dictionary was in a collection from a family named Brown in New York -- a member of this family was said to have been 'a missionary in Persia' although not exactly identified who or where".

Paper support

Bound in black leather over pasteboard (Type III) with blind tooled frame and central diamond shape.

Ii, 216, i leaves: 225 x 185 (215 x 165) mm bound to 235 x 200 mm

Written in 21 lines in two columns of pairs of words; frame ruled with a misṭarah.

Modern foliation added in pencil every tenth folio, lower left recto (one uncounted page before leaf 1 and 40); headwords in black ink, upper outer corners.

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