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
Mingana Syriac 89 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac

See catalog entry for Mingana 89

  • f. 1-6v Barhebraeus, Geographical portion of a work entitled ܡܢܪܬ ܩܘ̈ܕܫܐ
  • f. 5 Map of the earth based upon the seven climates of Ptolemy
  • f. 6v-9r Ecclesiastical Calendar
  • f. 9v-10r [blank]
  • f. 10v-18v Dionysius Barsalibi, Commentary on the Apocalypse
  • f. 18v-28v Dionysius Barsalibi, Commentary on Acts
  • f. 29r-38v Dionysius Barsalibi, Treatise against the Jews
  • f. 39r-84v Dionysius Barsalibi, Treatise against the Muhammadans (in 39 Kephalia; the final –f. 76-84– consists entirely of Qur'anic quotations).
  • f. 85r-92v Dionysius Barsalibi, Treatise against Nestorians
  • f. 93r Grammatical note on the seyāmē
Mosul, Iraq, Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Mosul MS 85 (ASOM 00085) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 4r-15v Theological questions and answers (Syriac)
  • f. 16r-32r Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, Mēmrē (Syriac)
  • f. 32v-144v Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, Cream of Wisdom (Garshuni; Syriac)
    • Title NS: ܚܐܘܬ ܚܟܡ̈ܬܐ
  • f. 149v-193v Treatise on the liturgical calendar, astronomy, and geography (Garshuni)
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 189 (SMMJ 00189) 1,883 CE Garshuni, Syriac

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

  • fol. 1v-273r Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, Ethicon (Garshuni)
  • fol. 274r-301v Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, Book of the Dove (Garshuni)
  • fol. 302r-304v Sayings of the wise (Garshuni)
  • fol. 305r-306r Explanation of the nine ranks of priesthood (Syriac)
  • fol. 312r-325r Treatise on celestial bodies (Garshuni)
  • fol. 325v-344r Explanation of the courses of the celestial bodies (Garshuni)