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
Syriac-Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo: Poems (Carmina) 1,500 CE Syriac

ܡܘܫܚ̈ܬܐ (Poems) of Barhebraeus

Near East School of Theology, Book of the Conversation of Wisdom, and other Works 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Gregory Barhebraeus, Book of the conversation of Wisdom (Syriac and Garshuni)
  • Two texts in response to "Nestorians"
  • Gregory Barhebraeus, Poems
    • On Divine Love
    • On the Marvelous arrangement of the heavens
    • On Maphrian and Patriarch John Bar Ma'dani
  • Maphrian and Patriarch John Bar Ma'dani, Poems
    • On the soul
    • On the excellent way of the perfect
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi 189; 3/23 (DIYR 00134) 1,800 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Prayers
  • Life of John the Baptist
  • Shem'ūn II, poem
  • Shem'ūn II, poems
  • John of Sbīrīnō, poems
  • Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, Poem on wisdom
  • Lamentations
  • Jacob of Sarug, Homily
  • Ignatius Marcus bar Qīqī, Homily on himself
  • Poem on the capture of Tur Abdin
  • Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, Poems
  • Our Father
  • Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, On the Love of Learning
  • Jacob 'Urdansaya, Homily on the disturbance of the present time
  • Shem'ūn II, Poems
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 328 (SMMJ 00328) 1,916 CE Syriac

Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994).

  • fol. 1v-9r Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, On perfection
  • fol. 9r-13r Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, On divine wisdom
  • fol. 13r-46v Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, Poems