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 00350) 1,500 CE Syriac

See Scher's note on Diyarbakir 67

  • f. 1v-74r John bar Zo'bi, Explanation of the Divine Mysteries
  • f. 74r-146r Homily on the greatness of the Holy Mysteries (attributed to Mar Narsai)
  • f. 147r-205v History of the Rechabites
  • f. 205v-213r Soghitha for Easter
Borg. sir. 90 1,867 CE Syriac

See catalog entry here

  • Poetic discourse in 12-syllable verse on the grandeur of the divine mysteries (Attributed to 'Abdisho' of Elam and to Narsai)
  • John bar Zo'bi, Poetic discourse in 7-syllable meter on the origin of leaven, the baptism, and the holy Sacrament of the altar