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Syriac: Melkite

Section 6: Mardin, CCM 102, f. 1v (dated 1583)

Hymns for Passion and Easter Week

 

Mardin, Chaldean Cathedral, CCM 102, f. 1v. All rights reserved. Image provided by HMML.

   

Distinctive Letterforms
ālap
  • of the line type, but curvy, as in MHAY 1
dālat / rēš
  • often of the East Syriac type
mim
  • boxy
  • not quite closed when final
tāw
  • when of the closed-loop Estrangela type, may have a small loop at the top
Distinctive Letterforms
ālap
  • of the line type, but curvy, as in MHAY 1
dālat / rēš
  • often of the East Syriac type
mim
  • boxy
  • not quite closed when final
tāw
  • when of the closed-loop Estrangela type, may have a small loop at the top