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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Ancient Manuscript Review 193 : Antique Syriac / Aramaic / Garshuni Christian Manuscript Fragments 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.
Similar fragments can be found in below link
Syriac Fragments

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 : 4 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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