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
Borg. sir. 79 1,883 CE Syriac

See note in Scher

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  • f. 1v-223r Works of Mar Narsai
    • f. 1v-15v On the Divine Revelation to Patriarchs and Prophets (I)
    • f. 15v-29v On the Divine Revelation to Patriarchs and Prophets (II)
    • f. 29v-37v On the Nativity
    • f. 37v-39r Sogitha on Mary and the Magi
    • f. 39r-48v On the Virgin Mary
    • f. 48v-50v Sogitha on Mary and the Angel
    • f. 50v-59v On Epiphany
    • f. 59v-61r Sogitha on Jesus and John the Baptist
    • f. 61r-69v On John the Baptist
    • f. 69v-71r Sogitha on John and the Multitude
    • f. 71r-82v On Peter and Paul
    • f. 82v-90r On the Four Evangelists
    • f. 90v-95r On Stephen
    • f. 95r-108r On the Three Doctors
    • f. 108r-109v Sogitha on Cyril and Nestorius
    • f. 109v-117r On Lent I
    • f. 117r-125v On the Temptation of Christ
    • f. 125v-127v Sogitha on Cain and Abel
    • f. 127v-136r On the Raising of Lazarus
    • f. 136v-143 Against the Jews
    • f. 143v-148r On Palm Sunday
    • f. 149v-156v On Holy Week
    • f. 156v-162v On the Passion
    • f. 163r-170r On the Repentant Thief
    • f. 170r-178v On Mysteries and Baptism
    • f. 178v-184v On the Resurrection
    • f. 184v-194v On the confessors
    • f. 194v-196r Sogitha on the King (of Persia) and the Martyrs 
    • f. 196r-203v On the Three Children
    • f. 203v-210r On the Ascension
    • f. 210v-217r On Pentecost
    • f. 217r-223r On the Incarnation of Christ
  • f. 223v-224r Colophon
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