Agpeya,Arabic and Coptic Manuscript


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Arabic and Coptic Manuscript. Agpeya. Size 6×4 1/8 inches. The Agpeya is primarily used by the Coptic Orthodox Church It contains prayers for seven different hours to be said throughout the day.The manuscript is beautifully written in naskh script, 12 lines to a page. Number of folios 110. Size of manuscript is 10.7 x 15.2 written surface is 7.5 x 12 cm in black ink with headings in red on yellowish paper. The writing of the manuscript was completed by ‘Abd Yühanna Butrus on 14th of March 1862 AD. It is bound in full Morocco, embossed in an arabesque design.Leaves 108-110 are repaired with non -acid transparent tape, with a loss of a few letters, with lower left hand-corner of leaf 110 is missing causing the loss of a few words, otherwise a very nice and good manuscript.