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 00135) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 2v-46v Joseph II, Patriarch of the Chaldeans, Chaldean Gazzā (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
    • Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple
    • Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
    • Feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
    • Feast of the Circumcision
  • f. 48r-49r Supplication read at the time of confession
  • f. 50r-96r Psalter (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
  • f. 96r-115v Hudra (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
    • Prayers attributed to Ephrem Syrus, Theodore of Mopsuestia, Yazdin, Timothy I, Abraham of Beth Rabban, Thomas of Edessa, Abimalk, John of Beth Rabban, Babai the Great, Babai of Nisibis, George of Nisibis, and others
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00128) 1,723 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 2v-23r Service in commemoration of Rabban Hormizd (Syriac, Syriac Rite, Eastern)
  • f. 24r-29r Admonition for a burial (Syriac/Garshuni)
  • f. 29v-35v Psalms (Garshuni)
  • f. 36r-49r Prayers (Garshuni)
  • f. 50v-57r Hymns for the ordinary weekdays of the year (Garshuni, Syriac Rite, Eastern)
  • f. 58v-68r Joseph II, Patriarch of the Chaldeans, Prayers for Sundays and Feast Days (Garshuni)