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
Sinai Syr. 56 700 CE Syriac

See entry in Lewis

  • St. John Climacus supplemented by the works of Jacob of Sarug and Anastasius of Antioch
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 198 (SMMJ 00198) 1,400 CE Syriac

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

  • fol. 1r-27r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on Simeon the Stylite
  • fol. 27r-41r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on the end, the kingdom, and Gehenna
  • fol. 41r-44r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on the young man who asked about the kingdom of heaven (Mt 19:16)
  • fol. 44r-54r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on solitaries
  • fol. 54r-61r Jacob of Sarug, Commentary on the Lord's Prayer
  • fol. 61r-69r Isaac of Antioch, Homily on Solitaries
  • fol. 69r-70r Ephrem of Nisibis, Homily on exile
  • fol. 70r-81r Jacob of Sarug, on Simon the Elder
    • Title NS: ܬܘܒ ܡܐܡܪܐ ܕܥܠ ܫܡܥܘܢ ܣܒܐ ܕܣܝܡ ܠܡܪܝ ܝܥܩܘܒ ܡܠܦܢܐ
  • fol. 81r-90r Story of Mark of Jabal Tarmaq
  • fol. 90r-116r From the commandments of Abba Isaiah
  • fol. 116r-147v Selections from Paul's epistles and the Catholic epistles
  • fol. 147v-152v John Climacus, selections from the treatise of John of Sinai
  • fol. 153r-164v Ephrem of Nisibis, Homily on the solitaries
  • fol. 165r-173v Isaac of Antioch, Homily on the perfection of the brethren