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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
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 211 (SMMJ 00211) 1,503 CE Garshuni, Syriac

See entry at CPART and in Macomber (St. Mark's Convent, Jerusalem 3-9; SMC 3-9). Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994). Baumstark 36*. Macler 16.

  • f. 1r-402v Gregorius Abū al-Faraj Barhebraeus, Secular and Ecclesiastical Chronicles (Syriac)
    • f. 1rv Introduction
    • f. 1v-241r First part of the Chronography
    • f. 242r-250v Addition to the secular history covering 1393-1492
    • f. 251r-390r The Ecclesiastical Chronicle
    • f. 390r-393v Continuation of the history by the author's brother, Barsawma
    • f. 393v-402v A continuation of the history by an anonymous writer to 1495/6
  • fol. 403r-v On the life of Gregory bar 'Ebroyo (Garshuni)
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
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00114) 1,894 CE Garshuni, Syriac

Gregory Barhebraeus, Ascent of the Mind

Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00113) 1,904 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Gregory bar Hebraeus, Ethicon
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana: Orientali 230 1,277 CE Arabic, Garshuni, Syriac

See entry for Assemani 26; [Bibliographic Record]; [Data Record]

  • Bar Hebraeus, Storehouse of Mysteries
    • f. 2v title
    • f. 3r-27r Genesis
    • f. 27r-38r Exodus
    • f. 38r-43r Leviticus
    • f. 43r-50r Numbers
    • f. 50r-54v Deuteronomy
    • f. 55r/v Chronological tables of the patriarchs from Adam to Moses
    • f. 66r-59r Joshua
    • f. 59r-63v Judges
    • f. 63v-72v Samuel
    • f. 72v-73r Chronological tables of Judges from Joshua to Sau
    • f. 73v-89r Psalms (I)
    • f. 89r-101r Psalms (II)
    • f. 101r-105v Psalms (III)
    • f. 106r-109v Psalms (IV)
    • f. 109v-118r Psalms (V)
    • f. 118r-129r Kings
    • f. 129v-130r Chronological tables of the kings of Judah
    • f. 130r-134r Proverbs
    • f. 134r-136v Sirach
    • f. 136v-138r Qohelet
    • f. 138v-140v Song of Songs
    • f. 141r Wisdom of Solomon
    • f. 141r/v Ruth
    • f. 141v-142r Susanna
    • f. 142r-146v Job
    • f. 146v-154v Isaiah
    • f. 154v-163r The Twelve
    • f. 163r-167v Jeremiah
    • f. 167v-172v Ezekiel
    • f. 172r-176r Daniel
    • f. 176r/v Bel
    • f. 176v Dragon
    • f. 176v-177v Chronological tables of the seventy weeks and of the story from Nebuchadnezzar to Vespasian
    • f. 178r-200v Matthew
    • f. 200v-205r Mark
    • f. 205r-218v Luke
    • f. 218v-225v John
    • f. 225v-232r Acts
    • f. 232r-233r James
    • f. 233r-233v 1 Peter
    • f. 233v-234r 1 John
    • f. 234r-237r Romans
    • f. 237v-241r 1 Corinthians
    • f. 241r-242v 2 Corinthians
    • f. 242v-243v Galatians
    • f. 243v-244v Ephesians
    • f. 244v-245r Philippians
    • f. 245r-245v Colossians
    • f. 245v-246r 1 Thessalonians
    • f. 246r 2 Thessalonians
    • f. 246r-247r 1 Timothy
    • f. 247r-v 2 Timothy
    • f. 248r Titus
    • f. 248r Philemon
    • f. 248r-249v Hebrews
Tur Abdin, Turkey, Churches in Enhil (CET 00031) 1,815 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Gregory bar Hebraeus, Ethicon
Tur Abdin, Turkey, Churches in Enhil (CET 00032) 1,858 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Gregory bar Hebraeus, Book of Master and Disciple
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi 1/1 (DIYR 00002) 1,496 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Gregory bar Hebraeus, Commentary on the Old Testament (Syriac)
  • Old Testament (Garshuni, Syriac)
  • New Testament (Syriac)
  • Pseudo Clement of Rome, Octateuch (Syriac)
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