Digitized Manuscripts: Faceted Search

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This table searches all collections of Syriac and Garshuni manuscripts that are freely available online by key terms. Click any of the categorized menu items to narrow down your search. If you would like to sort the manuscripts by shelf-mark or date, or search by general keyword, see our other table here, which includes all the same manuscript data.

*The Approximate Date column is derived from the best available information for the manuscript. This is not asserted as a scholarly position on the dating of the manuscript. Instead, it is merely used here for the convenience of being able to sort all manuscripts by numerical date. The user should keep in mind that there may be considerable debate over the precise dating of the manuscript and should consult the manuscript repository and relevant scholarly literature for details.

Manuscript Name / Shelf Mark / Project Number Approximate Date Language The main body text Link to Digitized Manuscript
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi 7/7; 11 (DIYR 00165) 1,909 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Life of Mor Behnam the Martyr
  • Life of Qasis the priest
  • Life of the Penitent Mary
  • On Leavened Bread
  • Commentary of Mor John the Patriarch on the mystery of salt, wine, and oil
  • Apology against disagreement with witnesses of orthodox teachers
  • Questions of the Holy Fathers
  • Short treatises on some episodes of the Old Testament
  • Ignatius Shukr Allah II, Selection from the teaching of metropolitan Shukr Alla on the Cross
  • Athanasius, Patriarch of Jerusalem, Selection from the teaching of the Patriarch of Jerusalem on the Ascension of our Lord
  • Athanasius, Patriarch of Jerusalem,¬†Pentekostarion
  • Selection on the Transfiguration of Our Lord
  • Selection for the feast of John the Baptist
  • Selection on repentance
  • Admonition on the Our Father
  • Selection on prayer
  • Special commandment of vigil
  • Admonitions
  • Life of the Apostle Thomas
  • Prayers on occasions of illness and pain
  • Gospel readings