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Armenian Prayers, 16th century

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MS. Laud. Or. 21

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A pocket-book consisting of an irregular compilation, by different writers, of unconnected articles, either in bolorgir or in otergir.

Dates

  • 16th century

Extent

1 book

Shelfmark

MS. Laud. Or. 21

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 32’, see Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, p. 14

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 331

For a full description in English, see:Baronian, S. and F. C. Conybeare, Catalogue of the Armenian manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (1 vol., Oxford, 1918), no. 32

Custodial History

This MS. was presented by Archbishop Laud in 1635. It also bears inside the no. 163, apparently written by the R. Ely mentioned in the description. Manuscript 1741 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Paper, binding, white vellum, with 2 clasps

Dimensions

4 x 2 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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