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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.

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Manuscript Name / Shelf Mark / Project Number Approximate Date Language The main body text Link to Digitized Manuscript
St. Thomas Syrian Catholic Church 114 Unknown Garshuni

See entry at CPART

  • The Gospel according to the Syriac liturgical year cycle
BnF syr. 11 Unknown Arabic, Garshuni, Syriac

See catalog entry here

  • f. 1-117 and 128-187 Books of the Prophets
    • Isaiah
    • Jeremiah
    • Ezekiel
    • Daniel according to the Peshitta (includes a paraphrase of the visions of the four monarchies and the history of Bel and the Dragon)
    • At the end of Daniel is a treatise on astonomy/astrology in Syriac, Garshuni, and Arabic
    • Jeremiah according to the Peshitta
  • f. 188-366 Other biblical texts
    • Esther 
    • Judith
    • Esdras
    • Nehemiah
    • Ecclesiastes
    • 1-3 Maccabees
    • Josephus' account of Eleazar, Shmuna and their sons
    • 3 Esdras
    • Tobit according to the Peshitta
    • 1-2 Baruch
    • Letter of Jeremiah
    • 3 Esdras and the first part of Tobit according to the Syrohexapla
USEK The Four Gospels 1,687 CE Garshuni

The four Gospels according to the church calendar lections

Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00079) 1,800 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Gospel Lectionary (Garshuni), Syriac Rite, Western
  • Liturgical Service (Garshuni, Syriac)
  • Qūrbōnō: Anaphora of James, the brother of our Lord (Syriac)
  • Qūrbōnō: Anaphora of St. John the Evangelist (Garshuni, Syriac)
  • Qūrbōnō: Anaphora of Proclus of Byzantium (Garshuni, Syriac)
  • Qūrbōnō: Collected Anaphora from the Holy Fathers (Garshuni)
  • Qūrbōnō: Anaphora of the Twelve Apostles (Garshuni)
  • Qūrbōnō: Anaphora of Xystus of Rome (Syriac)
  • Qūrbōnō: Anaphora of John of Haran (Syriac)
  • Vespers and Prayers (Garshuni, Syriac)
  • Gospel Lectionary (Garshuni)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00135) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 2v-46v Joseph II, Patriarch of the Chaldeans, Chaldean Gazzā (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
    • Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple
    • Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
    • Feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
    • Feast of the Circumcision
  • f. 48r-49r Supplication read at the time of confession
  • f. 50r-96r Psalter (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
  • f. 96r-115v Hudra (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
    • Prayers attributed to Ephrem Syrus, Theodore of Mopsuestia, Yazdin, Timothy I, Abraham of Beth Rabban, Thomas of Edessa, Abimalk, John of Beth Rabban, Babai the Great, Babai of Nisibis, George of Nisibis, and others
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00340) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 3r-26r Basil of Caesarea, Homily on Easter, Good Friday, and on the departure of the soul from the body
  • f. 27r-28r Collection of Proverbs
  • f. 28v-30v Chronological calculations
  • f. 32v-68v Life of St. Gregory
  • f. 68v-74r Story of Susanna
  • f. 74v-80r Miracles of the Virgin Mary
  • f. 80v-81r Ephrem Syrus, Homily 
  • f. 81v-87r John Chrysostom, On Repentance
  • f. 87v-95v Moses' conversation on Mt. Sinai
  • f. 97r-100v Life of Mar Isaac
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00028) 1,916 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Qūrbōnō
    • Anaphora of James, the brother of our Lord
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00074) 1,711 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Liturgy: Syriac Rite, Western
    • Fenqīthō
    • New Testament Lectionary
    • Collection of Anaphoras
      • Anaphora of St. James
      • Small anaphora of St. James
      • Anaphora of John the Evangelist
      • Anaphora of the Twelve Apostles
      • Short Anaphora of Simon Peter
      • Anaphora of Mark the Evangelist
      • Anaphora of St. Eustathius
      • Anaphora of Matthew the shepherd
      • Anaphora of Jacob of Edessa
      • Anaphora of Cyril of Alexandria
      • Anaphora of Severus of Antioch
      • Anaphora of Thomas of Harkel
      • Anaphora of John the Patriarch
      • Anaphora of Dionysius of Amida
    • Different prayers for the liturgy
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00201) 1,942 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Table of Contents to Service Book (Garshuni)
  • Gospel readings and prayers recited by a priest on behalf of the injured and wounded (Garshuni, Syriac)
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00015) 1,800 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Lectionary readings from the Acts of the Apostles and Epistles