Vatican, Biblioteca apostolica, Syr. 162

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Physical description: vellum, 235/255 x 150/160 mm, 179 fols., 1 col.; formerly contained 190 fols.; palimpsest written over fragments of the Septuagint from 5th–8th cent.

Language: Syriac

Date: 8th cent.

Provenance: Zuqnin Monastery (near Diyarbakir, Turkey)

Contents:

Revelation of the Magi (fols. 17r–25r)

Additional contents: Rev. Magi is embedded within the Chronicle of Zuqnin.

Catalogs:

Assemani, Stefano Evodio. Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae Codicum Manuscriptorum catalogus, vol. 3: Reliquos Codices Chaldaicos sive Syriacos. Paris: Maisonneuve, 1926 (pp. 328–29).

Tisserant, Eugène. Codex Zuqninensis rescriptus Veteris Testamenti. Texte grec des manuscritsVatican syriaque 162 et Mus. Brit. Additionnel 14.665. StT. Rome: TipografiaPoliglotta Vaticana, 1911. (codicological analysis pp. x–xv.)

Other online databases: none

Entry created: 5 November 2016.