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
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi 74; 6/10 (DIYR 00140) 1,746 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Severus of Antioch, Baptismal Rites
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi 6/11; 121 (DIYR 00149) 1,922 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Severus of Antioch, Baptismal Rite
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi 119; 6/13 (DIYR 00194) 1,934 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Baptismal service for men
  • Baptismal service for women
  • Abridged baptism service of Severus of Antioch
  • Baptism service according to the oriental rite of Bar 'Ebrōyō
  • Gregory bar Ebrōyō, On baptism
  • Jacob of Edessa, On Baptism
  • Service on the blessing of a woman forty days after childbirth
Mosul, Iraq, Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Mosul MS 65 (ASOM 00065) 1,923 CE Syriac
  • fol. 3v-71v Severus of Antioch, Baptism ritual