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
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00425) 1,569 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 1r-1v Colloquy of Moses on Mount Sinai (Garshuni)
  • f. 2v-8v Treatise on a guardian angel (Garshuni)
  • f. 9r-38r Turgame for feasts and commemorations of the liturgical year (Syriac)
    • On Nativity
    • The Virgin Mary
    • Epiphany
    • John the Baptist
    • Peter and Paul
    • Greek Doctors
    • Rogation of the Ninevites
    • Lazarus
    • Palm Sunday
    • Passover
    • Great Saturday
    • Easter
    • Sunday of the Confessors
    • New Sunday
    • Gregory the Martyr
    • Ascension
    • Pentecost
    • Transfiguration
    • Feast of the Cross
    • Dedication of the Church
    • Some of the Turgame are attributed to Khamis
  • f. 39r-43v Turgame for Weekdays (Syriac)
  • f. 44r-46r Rite of the preparation of the leaven (malka) (Syriac)
  • f. 46r-52v Evening prayers for weekday services (Syriac)
  • f. 53v-56v Dismissal Prayers (Syriac)
  • f. 57r-68v Gewargis Wardā, 'Onyatha on repentance (Syriac)