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
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00138) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Prayers and Hymns
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00391) 1,698 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Severus of Antioch, Liturgical prayers and rites
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00211) 1,764 CE Garshuni, Syriac

Prayer book

Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00427) 1,805 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Various prayers and Psalms; Rite for the Feast of Epiphany
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00426) 1,805 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Jacob of Sarug
    • Psalms and prayers
    • Commentary by Jacob of Sarug
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00458) 1,800 CE Garshuni, Syriac

Liturgical rites and prayers: baptism, marriage

Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00462) 1,700 CE Arabic, Garshuni, Syriac, Turkish
  • Miscellany: Prayers and Psalms; Syriac Grammar
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00463) 1,700 CE Arabic, Garshuni, Syriac
  • Miscellany: Treatise on Holy Week; prayers
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00214) 1,700 CE Garshuni
  • Prayer Book