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 148 1,613 CE Syriac

See the catalog entry for Mingana 148

  • f. 1v-2v, 5, 7r-13v Moses Karkhāya (from Karkha of Pīrūz), Genealogies
  • f. 3v-4, 6r-7r A treatise containing a short history of each of the twelve Apostles and seventy disciples
  • f. 3 Names of eleven magi who brought offerings to Christ
  • f. 13v-328r New Testament (Peshitta Version, containing East Syrian Massora) 
    • f. 13v-53v Matthew
    • f. 53v-79r Mark
    • f. 79r-122v Luke
    • f. 122v-160r John
    • f. 160r-225r Acts and Catholic Epistles
    • f. 225v-327v Pauline Epistles
  • f. 328r-331v Eusebius of Caesarea, Treatise in which is the history and martyrdom of each of the twelve Apostles and each of the seventy Disciples
  • f. 332 List of the letters of the alphabet of St. Ephrem, Narsai, Simon Magus, Bardaisan, and the nine Indian letters
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana: Orientali 47 1,600 CE Syriac

See entry for Assemani 8; [Bibliographic Record]; [Data Record]

  • f. Iv-IIr Eusebius of Cesarea, Epistle to Carpianus, I
  • f. 1v-2r Eusebius of Cesarea, Genealogy of Christ I
  • f. 2v Eusebius of Cesarea, Genealogy of Christ II
  • f. 3v-4v Eusebius of Cesarea, Epistle to Carpianus II
  • f. 5v-14v Eusebian Canons
  • f. 15r-16r The doctrine which the blessed Theophilus, the virtuous child, received, which was written before the acts of the apostles
Mosul, Iraq, Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Mosul MS 40 (ASOM 00040) 1,941 CE Syriac
  • fol. 6r-159v, Eusebius of Caesarea, Theophania
    • Title NS: ܥܠ ܕܢܚܐ ܐܠܗܝܐ