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
Sachau 169; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin 61 1,882 CE Syriac

See entry for Sachau 169. The Hexaemaron of Immanuel, monk and teacher of Dayrā 'ellaytā.

  • f. 15r-28r On the Judgment of Adam and Eve and the serpent
  • f. 28v-42v On the Sabbath day and on the mysteries and types which our Lord visibly depicted
  • f. 43r-62r On the mysteries and types which were depicted about the resurrection in the seven days of creation
  • f. 62v-73v On the searching of the seers about the entrance of the Messiah for the future comfort and expectation to take all the peoples into His dawn which is for our salvation
  • f. 74r-87r On the vision Moses saw on Mt. Sinai
  • f. 87v-107v On the revelation of the Messiah, our Lord, and the repayment of our debts and our freedom from sin through the his venerable governance
  • f. 108r-121r On the signs and wonders and living words of our Lord and our God, the Messiah, for the establishment of the teaching of complete life for by His entrance he was given for the human race 
  • f. 121v-136r On the rest of the living words of our Lord and our savior, Jesus the Messiah, our hope
  • f. 136v-149v On the words of the living hope of the Messiah
  • f. 165v- He shows that the confession of the Messiah is true by the briging forth of its affairs to fruition and it is fitting for the church
  • f. 180r-192r On the resurrection of the body from nature as well as the book
  • f. 192v-206v On the soul and its certainty and changing
  • f. 207r-219v On the future life and repayment which is expected by the lifegiving entrance of our savior
Sachau 309; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin 62 1,600 CE Syriac

See entry for Sachau 309

  • f. 25r-222v Emmanuel of Dayra 'Ellayta, Hexaemeron