Edgbaston, University of Birmingham, Mingana Syr. 184

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Physical description: paper, 15.3 × 11.6 cm, 154 fols. A combination of various leaves and short tracts from different MSS.

Language(s): Syriac and Garšūnī

Date: various.

Provenance: perhaps bound by ‘Abd al-Wāḥid of Mosul.


A portion of West Syriac Life of Mary (CANT 95) featuring: Six-Books Dormition of the Virgin (CANT 123-124; end of book 6, fol. 122r; in Syriac, 1637)

Epistle of Christ from Heaven (CANT 311; fol. 127r-141v; in Garšūnī, ca. 1550)

Additional Contents: various prayers and hymns.


Mingana, Alphonse. Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts Now in the Possession of the Trustees of the Woodbrooke Settlement, Selly Oak, Birmingham. 3 vols. Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd., 1933 (vol. 1, cols. 405-408).(online).

Other online databases: University of Birmingham, Mingana Collection

Entry created: 21 October 2016.