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
Trichur, India, Chaldean Syrian Church 00009 1,615 CE Syriac
  • fol. 1v-7r 'Abdishō bar Brīkā, The Book of the Pearl
  • fol. 7r-73v Solomon of Basra, The Book of the Bee
  • fol. 74r-212v Hagiographic works and apocrypha
    • Story of Zosimus, fol.74r-87v
    • Acts of Philip according to recension attributed to Philip of Carthage, fol.87v-97r
    • Story of a penitent demon, fol. 97r-99r
    • Story of a disciple who was killed by his teacher, fol. 99v-101v
    • Story of Yohannan Bar Malke, fol. 101v-108r
    • Story of Virgin Mary, fol. 108r-141v
    • Story of John the Baptist, fol. 141v-144r
    • Story of the translation of the head of John the Baptist, fol. 144r-149r
    • Acts of the Apostle Peter, fol. 149v-163v
    • Acts of the Apostle Paul, fol. 163v-168r
    • Acts of the Apostle John, fol. 168r-180v
    • Acts of the Apostles Andrew and Jacob, fol.180v-189
    • Acts of the Apostle Thomas, fol. 189r-212v
Trichur, India, Chaldean Syrian Church 00013 1,900 CE Syriac
  • fol. [1]v-119v Joseph II, Gazzā
  • fol. 123r-164v Lives of Saints
    • fol. 123r-142r Story of Mar Behnam and his sister Sarah
    • fol. 142v-163v Story of Mar Yāwnān the Anchorite
    • fol. 163v-164v Story of St. James Intercissus