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. 588 1,918 CE Syriac
  • Binding
  • f. 1v-6r Narsai, Nativity (N4)
  • f. 6r-11v Narsai, Virgin Mary (N5)
  • f. 12r-17r Narsai, Epiphany (N6)
  • f. 17r-22r Narsai, John the Baptist (N7)
  • f. 22r-27r Narsai, Four Evangelists (N9)
  • f. 27r-32r Narsai, Temptation of Christ (N21)
  • f. 32r-37r Narsai, Week before Palm Sunday (N28)
  • f. 27v-40r Narsai, Palm Sunday (N29)
  • f. 40r-44r Narsai, Passion (N36)
  • f. 44r-47v Narsai, Resurrection (N40)
  • f. 47v-51v Narsai, Ascension (N45)
  • f. 51v-55v Narsai, Dedication of the Church (N56)
  • f. 56r-59v Memra of David the Scholastic
  • f. 60r-60v Blank
  • f. 61r-64r Narsai, For any Saint's Day (N17)
  • f. 64r-69r  Narsai, On the Departed (N18)
  • f. 69v-70r Narsai, For the 6th Sunday of fasting
  • f. 70r-76r Narsai, On washing of feet on Holy Thursday
  • f. 76r-80r Narsai, Ascension (N45)
  • f. 80r-84v Mar Saliba Zakaya, On the Cross
  • f. 85r-85v Blank
  • f. 86r-90r Narsai, On Noah's blessings of his sons (N67)
  • f. 90r-95r Narsai, On the tower of Babel and the division of languages (N68)
  • f. 95v-96v Blank
  • Binding