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. 201 1,641 CE Garshuni

Catalog entry in Assemani

  • Theodore Lazarus, Songs on the Virgin Mary translated from Greek into Arabic
  • Agapius the Solitary, Songs for the most blessed mother of God
  • Agapius the Solitary, on the blessed Virgin
  • Agapius the Solitary, on the miracles of the Blessed virgin
Vat. sir. 221 Unknown Garshuni

Catalog entry in Assemani

  • Agapius of Crete, Ascetic Book with the title, The salvation of sinners
  • A form of the sacrament of absolution