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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.

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Manuscript Name / Shelf Mark / Project Number Approximate Date Language The main body text Link to Digitized Manuscript
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 178 (SMMJ 00178) 1,900 CE Garshuni

Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994).

  • fol. 1r-22v Homilies
  • fol. 22v-39r Instruction in Christian Doctrine
  • fol. 39r-67r John Chrysostom, Commentary on the Ten Commandments
  • fol. 67r-71r Gregory of Nyssa, Books against Eunomius. Selections
  • fol. 71r-76v John Chrysostom, Against one who does not believe that Christ is God
  • fol. 76v-78v On the Trinity
  • fol. 78v-86r Gregory Nazianzus, Twelve Chapters against heretics
  • fol. 86r-98v Cyril of Alexandria, Twelve Chapters
  • fol. 98v-106v On the bread that becomes the body of Jesus 
  • fol. 106v-110v On the faith of the Armenians and the Jacobite Syrians
  • fol. 110v-118r Michael I, Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria, Confession of faith
  • fol. 118r-143v Gregory bar 'Ebroyo, Confession of faith