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, Al-Tahira Syrian Orthodox Church (SOCTM 00008) 1,866 CE Garshuni
  • Lectionary, Old Testament (Syriac Rite, Western)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00018) 1,610 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1v-3v On the priest and the sponsors of the bride and groom
  • f. 3v-7v Command and blessing of marriage
  • f. 7v-14v Blessings of the contract of the oath
  • f. 15r-50v Unidentified astrological-theological text
  • f. 50v-78r Story of the palace of Shād b. 'Ād
  • f. 78v-131r Story of Masrūr and Zayn al-Muwāṣif
  • f. 131v-135v Hymns to the Virgin Mary
  • f. 136r-139v Hymns
  • f. 140r-177v Unidentified hagiographic text
  • f. 178r-185r Story of the skull that conversed with Jesus Christ, said to be the head of Arsenios, the king of Egypt
  • f. 185v-196r John Chrysostom, On the commandments of Great Sunday
  • f. 196r Explanation of that which God gave Moses the prophet
  • f. 196v-197v Forbidden, defective days in the lunar months
  • f. 198r-216v Hymns
  • f. 216v-217v Reading from the Gospel of Matthew (i.e. Mark)
  • f. 218r-227v Story of Mark the Merchant, who was carried away into exile to the land of Persia, and Gaspar the Pagan
  • f. 227v-236v Hymn on the Economy of Christ
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00028) 1,754 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-164v Lectionary (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00033) 1,734 CE Garshuni
  • f. 5v-155r Lectionary (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00039) 1,745 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-124r Psalter (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
  • f. 124v-127r Concluding Prayer, in the meter of Ephrem
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00045) 1,698 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1v-181r Old Testament and Epistles lectionary
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00069) 1,720 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1v-165v Gospels
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00073) 1,702 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 1r-187r Lectionary (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00074) 1,647 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1v-133v Lectionary (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00087) 1,800 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1v-152v Lectionary (Syriac Rite, Eastern)