London, British Library, Add. 14484

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Physical description: vellum, 10.5 × 8.5 inches, 36 fol., 2 col.

Language: Syriac

Date: ca. 6th cent. (fol. 1-8, 12-47), 10th/11th cent. (fol. 9-11)

Provenance: purchased from Deir al-Surian (Egypt)


Obsequies of the Virgin (CANT 120; fol. 1r-8v)

Transitus of the Virgin (CANT 121-122; fol. 9r-11v)

Protevangelium of James (CANT 50; starting at ch. 17, fol. 12r-14v)

Infancy Gospel of Thomas (CANT 57; fol. 14v-18v)

Six-Books Dormition of the Virgin ( CANT 123-124; fol. 18v-47r)

Additional Contents: none.


Wright, William. Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Museum Acquired Since the Year 1838. 3 vols. (London: British Museum, 1870), vol. 1, 98-100 (online).

Other online databases: none.

Entry created: 22 July 2016.