Cambridge Mass., Harvard Houghton Library, Syr. 93

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Other shelfmark(s): Cod. Syr. Harris 85

Physical description: vellum, dimensions unknown, 92 fol., 1 col.; first two quires are lost, as well as the last several pages of quire 8, and quires 9–14.

Language: Syriac

Date: ca. 700

Provenance: unknown


Gospel of the Twelve Apostles (fols. 47r–58r)

Doctrine of Addai (CANT 89; fol. 58r; fragment)

Additional Contents: writings of Jacob of Edessa, Apostolic Canons, and additional canons.


Goshen-Gottstein, Mosche H. Syriac Manuscripts in the Harvard College Library: A Catalogue. Harvard Semitic Studies 23. Missoula, MT: Scholars Press, 1979 (pp. 75–76).

Titterton, Lewis H. The Syriac Manuscripts in the Semitic Museum of Harvard University. Unpublished manuscript, Houghton Library, Harvard University, 1925 (pp. 172–73).

Clemons, James T. “A Checklist of Syriac Manuscripts in the United States and Canada.” OCP 32 (1966): 224–51 (MS no. 125).

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Entry created by Tony Burke, York University (, 27 October 2017.