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Bibil Identifier bibil:225484
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Wright Decoder: A Page Index to the Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Museum
Author Reif, Elizabeth
Author Penn, Michael
Journal Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume: 16, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 37-92 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The British Library contains the world’s largest collection of extant Syriac manuscripts. Unfortunately, its principal catalog, William Wright’s Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in the British Museum Acquired since the Year 1838, does not include a page index. This has resulted in great frustration and loss of research time for those who have consulted the British Library holdings. The “Wright Decoder” provides the index we all wish William Wright had himself written. It is organized by sequential shelfmarks and provides the volume and page numbers in Wright’s catalog that corresponds to each Syriac manuscript.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : England
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Late Aramaic : Eastern Aramaic : Syriac
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Codicology / Manuscripts
Genres Catalogue
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