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
Vat. sir. 594 1,918 CE Syriac
  • Binding
  • f. 1v-7r Narsai, On David and Saul
  • f. 7r-10v Narsai, On Solomon
  • f. 10v-14r Narsai, On the parable of the wheat and tares
  • f. 14r-18v Narsai, On the prodigal son
  • f. 18v-23v Narsai, On Perfection
  • f. 23v-29v Narsai, On Enoch and Elijah
  • f. 29r-33v Narsai, On Isaiah's vision of the seraphim
  • f. 33v-38r Narsai, On humility
  • f. 38r-39v Narsai, On the martyrs
  • f. 40r-45r Narsai, On the parable of the wine grower
  • f. 45r-52r Narsai, On the antichrist
  • f. 52r-56r Narsai, On the bronze serpent
  • f. 56r-57r Mar Isho'yahb of Adiabene, On the dedication of the church
  • f. 57v-61v Narsai, On the Canaanite woman
  • f. 61v-66v Narsai, On the flood
  • f. 66v-70r Narsai, On the incarnate Word
  • f. 70r-73r Narsai, For Palm Sunday
  • f. 73r-78r Narsai, On the fast of our Lord
  • f. 78v Colophon
  • f. 79r-80v Blank
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