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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Ancient Manuscript Review 177 : Antique Syriac / Aramaic / Garshuni Christian Manuscript Fragment from 16-18th Century CE

These are some fragments from various topics of Christianity written in Syriac Serto Script. Some written in Arabic Language and some in Syriac's.

Title Page : Nil
Content    :  Catholics content on Rome Church
Date         : 16-18th CE
Copyist    : Anonymous
Patron      : Nil
Origin      : Diyerbakir, Turkey
Place acquired : Istanbul
Illuminations : Nil
Calligraphy : Syriac Serto
Number of lines :  16-17 per page
Inks          : Main text in black with some headings in red
Punctuation: Diacritical marks in black
Frame       :  Nil
History of Manuscript : from a private library in Diyerbakir
Number of folios : 6 ff
Support of writing : yellowish laid paper
Gatherings : N/A
Catchwords : Nil
Dimensions : 16.5 cm x 11.0 cm
Binding   : Nil
Estimated Market Price :
Purchased Price : USD
Remarks :

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