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
Syriac 17. Hagiographa 1,612 CE Garshuni



  • Lives of the 40 martyrs
  • History of Prince Josaphat
  • History of Jacob the Monk
  • History of Abbot Mark
  • History of a merchant and his wife
  • History of Martyr Ina
  • History of St. Phineas
  • History of Job
  • History of the Prophet Jonah
  • History of John the Evangelist
  • History of St. Gregory
  • Funeral sermon
  • History of Emperor Zeno
  • Another funeral sermon
  • History of St. Maurice the martyr
  • History of the suffering under Diocletian
  • History of Malchus of Clysma
  • History of Eugenius (Awgin) the martyr
  • History of Rabban Hormizd
  • History of Anastasius the martyr
  • History of St. Matthias
  • History of Shmuna and her children