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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
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 201 (SMMJ 00201) 1,903 CE Garshuni, Syriac

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

  • fol. 1v-8r Lamentation of Mary (Garshuni)
  • fol. 8v-33v Apocalypse of Paul (Syriac)
  • fol. 33v-144r Lives of saints (Syriac, Garshuni)
  • fol. 144r-145r Cyril of Alexandria, Demonstration of the benefits from the offerings (Syriac)
  • fol. 145v Story of John, Patriarch of Antioch
  • fol. 146r-148v Isaac of Antioch, Homily on admonition
  • fol. 148v-152r Isaac of Antioch, Homily on reproof
  • fol. 152r-156v Ephrem of Nisibis, homily on the eschaton
  • fol. 157r-161r Jacob of Serugh, Homily on the assumption of Mary
  • fol. 161r-167v Jacob of Serugh, Homily on the coming of the Apostles during the Assumption of the Virgin Mary