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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
Vat. sir. 182 1,707 CE Syriac

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  • f. 1r-6v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 1: In the beginning was the Word
  • f. 6v-21v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 3: First day
  • f. 21v-28r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 4: Second day
  • f. 28v-37r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 5: Third day (sea)
  • f. 37v-43v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 6: Third day (plants and trees)
  • f. 43v-51v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 7: Third day (paradise)
  • f. 51v-67r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 8: Fourth day 
  • f. 67r-78r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 9: Fifth day 
  • f. 78r-88r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 10: Sixth day
  • f. 88r-100v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 11: On mankind
  • f. 100v-110r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 12: On Adam
  • f. 110r-122v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem, 13: On the commandment given to Adam
  • f. 122v-133r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 14: On the punishment of Adam
  • f. 133r-141v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 15: On the Sabbath
  • f. 142r-149r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 16: On the Resurrection
  • f. 149r-156r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 17 On the freewill of man
  • f. 156r-164r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 18: On the advent of Christ
  • f. 164r-174r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 19: On the vision of Moses on Sinai
  • f. 174r-188v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 20: On the dispensation of Christ
  • f. 188v-198r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 21: On the miracles and signs which Christ performed
  • f. 198r-208v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 22: On the words and sermons of Christ
  • f. 208v-219r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 23 On the words and doctrine of Christ
  • f. 219r-230r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 24: On the doctrine and words of Christ
  • f. 230r-239v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 25: On the truth of the Christian faith
  • f. 239v-248v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 26: On the resurrection of the body
  • f. 248v-258v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 27: On the soul returning to the body after the resurrection
  • f. 259r-268r Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 28: On retribution
  • f. 268r-268v Copyist notes
  • f. 268v-273v Emmanuel ash-Shahhar, Poem 29: On Baptism
  • f. 273v Copyist notes
  • f. 274v-276r Liturgical calendar
  • f. 277v-278v Copyist notes
  • Binding