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. 151 1,613 CE Syriac

Catalog entry in Assemani

  • Treatise on the Ecclesiastical Mysteries by the East Syriac Catholicos Timothy II
    • f. 1v-4r Proem addressed to the Priest and Monk Barsauma
    • f. 4v-27v Chapter 1: On the Priesthood
    • f. 28r-45v Chapter 2: On the Consecration of the Church
    • f. 46r-72v Chapter 3: On Baptism
    • f. 73r-123v Chapter 4: On the Eucharist
    • f. 124r-128r Chapter 5: On the Monastic Profession
    • f. 128v-139r Chapter 6: On Funeral Rites
    • f. 139v-end Chapter 7: On Betrothal and Marriage Rites
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 142 (SMMJ 00142) 1,700 CE Syriac

Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994).

  • fol. 1v-139v Timothy II, On the ecclesiastical mysteries [The book of the causes of the seven ecclesiastical mysteries]
    • Title NS: ܟܬܒܐ ܕܥ̈ܠܠܬܐ ܫܒܥ ܕܐܪ̈ܙܐ ܥܕܬ̈ܢܝܐ