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
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00344) 1,600 CE Garshuni
  • f. 2r-3v Homily
  • f. 3r-5v John Chrysostom, Homily on the denial of Peter
  • f. 6r-11r John Chrysostom, Homily on Great Lent
  • f. 11r-17v John Chrysostom, On repentance and love
  • f. 17v-22v Ephrem Syrus, Homily on repentance and the soul
  • f. 22v-31r John Chrysostom, commentary on the sixth Psalm
  • f. 31v-37r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on the Holy Mysteries, Confession, and Repentance
  • f. 37v-43v John Chrysostom, On Repentance and the rebuke of the soul
  • f. 43v-48v Ephrem Syrus, Homily on the end and the punishment of the world
  • f. 48v-60v Basil, Bishop of Caesarea, Homily on repentance, on the poor Lazarus and the rich man
  • f. 60v-69r John Chrysostom, Homily on the first day of creation
  • f. 69r-75r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on repentance and baptism
  • f. 75v-79v Gregory Nazianzus, Homily on the Nativity of our Lord
  • f. 79v-95v John Chrysostom, Homily on the ten virgins
  • f. 85v-91r John Chrysostom, Homily on Abraham and Isaac, when he took his son to sacrifice him
  • f. 91r-105v John Chrysostom, Homily on Judas' betrayal of Christ
  • f. 106r-114r John Chrysostom, Homily on the Lord's words "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass by me"
  • f. 114v-121v Book of the paradise. Chapter 1. "On the love of the near ones"
  • f. 122v-127r Great miracle of the Virgin Mary that occured in the days of Caliph al-Mamun in Baghdad
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00354) 1,682 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-97r Psalter
  • f. 97r-108v Canticles of Praise
  • f. 109r-113r Homily 
  • f. 113r-119r John Chrysostom, Homily on repentance, love, and faith
  • f. 119r-126r John Chrysostom, Homily on Psalm 6
  • f. 127r-131v Jacob of Sarug, Homily on the Holy Mysteries, Confession, and repentance
  • f. 132r-137v John Chrysostom, Homily on repentance and the rebuke of the soul
  • f. 137v-142v Ephrem Syrus, Homily on the End and the punishment of the world
  • f. 142v-155v Basil of Caesarea, Homily on repentance, on poor Lazarus and the rich man
  • f. 155v-163v John Chrysostom, Homily on the first day of creation
  • f. 163v-169r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on repentance and for baptism
  • f. 169r-173r Gregory Nazianzus, Homily on the Nativity of our Lord
  • f. 173r-178v John Chrysostom, Homily on the Ten Virgins
  • f. 178v-183r John Chrysostom, Homily on Abraham and Isaac, when he took his son to sacrifice him
  • f. 183r-194v John Chrysostom, Homily on Judas's betrayal of Christ
  • f. 194v-202r John Chrysostom, Homily on Peter's denial of Jesus
  • f. 202r-207v John Chrysostom, Homily on the Lord's words, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass by me"
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00366) 1,700 CE Arabic, Gashuni
  • f. 2r-4v Rite for the consecration of water according to the Roman Catholic Church
  • f. 5r-24r Prayer for scapular of our Lady of Mount Carmel and on indulgences
  • f. 25r-28r Homily  
  • f. 28r-32r John Chrysostom, Homily on the Nativity of Our Lord
  • f. 32v-36r John Chrysostom, Homily on the beheading of John the Baptist
  • f. 36r-44v Cyril of Alexandria, Homily for the Sunday before Lent
  • f. 44v-50r John Chrysostom, homily on fasting, prayer and alms
  • f. 50r-55r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on the rejection of sin, and the necessity of fasting, prayer and alms
  • f. 55r-60r Ephrem syrus, Homily on Repentance
  • f. 60r-71r Basil of Caesarea, Homily on Repentance
  • f. 71r-75v John Chrysostom, Homily on Repentance
  • f. 76r-77v John Chrysostom, Homily on Repentance
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00438) 1,700 CE Garshuni
  • f. 2v-491r Sermons for Sundays and feasts fo the year
  • f. 491v-499r Jacob of Serugh, Homily on Kingdom and hell