A catalogue of Armenian Manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Laud Or. 21

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Prayerbook, 16th cent., etc.

1. f. 42
Incipit: Հաւատով խոստովանին...
Language(s): Armenian
2. f. 50(b)
Incipit: Հաւատամք ի մի ա՟ ծ...
Language(s): Armenian
3. f. 53(b)
Incipit: Տէր ամենակալ...
Language(s): Armenian
4. f. 58
Incipit: Որդի Այ՟ կենդանանւոյ...
Language(s): Armenian
5. f. 59(b)
Incipit: Եւ ես ամենայն ժամ զայս ասեմ...
Language(s): Armenian
6. ff. 60(b) - 62(b)
Incipit: Բարեխօսութեամբ ս՟բ եւ ա՟ծային նշանի
Language(s): Armenian

This contains a long list of more than 40 shrines of the Cross, with the names of the localities, which were for the most part in Armenia.

7. ff. 1-4
Language(s): Armenian

Scribblings of no importance.

9. ff. 13-20
Incipit: Ղարիբին կեանքն է լալու: ...
Language(s): Armenian
10. ff. 67-68
Language(s): Armenian
11. ff. 69-73
Language(s): Armenian
12. ff. 85(b) - 90
Language(s): Armenian

Latin in Armenian characters

13. ff. 90-93
Language(s): Armenian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 4" × 2.75" in.

Layout

Hand(s)

Written in Bolorgir script

History

Origin: 16th cent.

Provenance and Acquisition

This MS. was presented by Archbishop Laud in 1635, and was once referenced as Laud. A. 32.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Baronian, Sukias, Rev.; Conybeare, F. C. (Frederick Cornwallis); Catalogue of the Armenian manuscripts in the Bodleain Library; Oxford, at the Clarendon Press 1918

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions). Contact specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 selected images only)
Digital Bodleian (single sample image)

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC-??-