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
Mosul, Iraq, Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Mosul MS 97 (ASOM 00097) 1,600 CE Syriac
  • fol. 1r-50v Rules and admonitions for monks and ascetics
  • fol. 50v-80r John of the Thebaid, Rules and instructions for spiritual life
  • fol. 80r-104v Prayers of the seven hours
    • Title NS: ܨܠܘ̈ܬܐ ܕܫ̈ܒܥܐ ܥܕ̈ܢܐ
  • fol. 105r-120v Catholic Epistles
    • Epistle of James 
    • Epistle of Peter
    • Epistle of John
  • fol. 121r-134v Mas'ūd (Abba), Spiritual Instructions
  • fol. 135r-144v Isaac of Antioch, Memrē
  • fol. 144v-176r Macarius the Egyptian, Exhortations to candidates for the Monastic Life