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. 46 Unknown Syriac

Catalog entry in Assemani

Chaldean Pontifical

  • Ordination of Vigil Priests and Deacons
  • Ordination of the Chorbishop
  • Ordination of the Metropolitan by the Catholicos
  • Order of confession, grace, and absolution
  • Beneditions by the chief priests on the towns or villages from which they depart
  • Order of the consecration of a new table
  • Admonition about gluttony
  • Benediction which the Bishop or Metropolitan performs for his diocese, made by the Archdeacon, Mar Barmeshiha
  • Benediction the chief priests perform after the washing of his hands, of Mar Elijah III
  • The work of Hannana
  • The necessary Huttama of the departed
  • The way of celebrating Dominical feasts
  • Compline of the table in the metrics which are according to the letters of the alphabet
  • The order, or admonition of the tonsure of monks
  • The morning office of the nativity of our Lord on the 25th of Kanon I
  • Office of the Sunday of the Resurrection
  • Hymns for Sunday and the Dominical feasts and all the commemorations of the year
  • Winter Odes for the year
  • Order of the Husoyo for apostates by Mar Isho'yahb (III), Catholicos Patriarch
Vat. sir. 157 660 CE Syriac

Catalog entry in Assemani

Vat. sir. 570 Unknown Syriac
  • Uncataolgued treatises and homilies
Vat. sir. 579 Unknown Syriac
  • Isho'yahb III, Entrance Rite (uncatalogued)