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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
Borg. sir. 45 1,600 CE Syriac

See note in Scher

  • Binding
  • f. 2v-25v Memre featuring a single instance of a letter
  • f. 25v-47v Ephrem Syrus, Memra on the End
  • f. 47v-49v Ephrem Syrus, Memra on Hospitality
  • f. 49v-53r Isaac of Antioch, Memra on Solitaries
  • f. 53r-64r Jacob of Sarug, Memra on the Crucifixion
  • f. 64v-79v Jacob of Sarug, Memra on Shemun and Guria
  • f. 79v-88r Ephrem Syrus, Memra on Godly Humility
  • f. 89r-89v Jacob of Sarug, Memra
  • f. 89v-91v Jacob of Sarug, Memra on the Burial of Moses
  • f. 91v-94r Jacob of Sarug, Memra
  • f. 95v-97r Jacob of Sarug, Memra
  • f. 97r-98r Jacob of Sarug, Memra
  • f. 98r-99r Ephrem Syrus, Memra
  • f. 99r-101r Ephrem Syrus, Memra
  • f. 101r-101v Isaac of Antioch, Memra
  • f. 101v-102v Ephrem Syrus, Memra
  • f. 102v-114v Ephrem Syrus, Memra on the Solitaries
  • f. 114v-119r Ephrem Syrus, Memra on the Path of Righteousness
  • f. 119-122r Jacob of Sarug, Memra
  • f. 122v-140v IJacob of Sarug, Memra on the Apostle Paul
  • Binding 
Borg. sir. 10 Unknown Syriac

Homilies of the Fathers: Catalog entry link

  • Eleven homilies of Isaac of Antioch, Jacob of Sarug, Isaac of Ninevah, and of St. Ephrem on the ascetic life and on the incarnation
  • A Memra composed by a certain bishop on the seven climates of the earth and on the variations of the climates
  • Canons of the Holy Fathers on the Christian life, on the liturgy, and on the sacrifice