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. 35 1,500 CE Syriac

Catalog entry here.

  • Poem of Gabriel Qamṣa
  • Hymn of Khamis bar Qardahe
  • Hymn of Saliba of Mansurya on the rogations
  • Hymn of Israel of Alqosh on penitence (composed in 1591)
  • Hymn on the rogations, composed by Isḥāq Shbadnāyā (composed in 1440)
  • Hymns of Khamis bar Qardahe on the Dominical feasts and on Isho'sabran the martyr
  • Hymn of 'Abdisho' of Gazarta on St. Cyriacus
  • Poems of Isḥāq Shbadnāyā on St. George on providence and on the Cross