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
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00088) 1,635 CE Garshuni
  • f. 8v-144v Lectionary
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00099) 1,775 CE Garshuni
  • f. 3v-84r Lectionary (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00354) 1,682 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-97r Psalter
  • f. 97r-108v Canticles of Praise
  • f. 109r-113r Homily 
  • f. 113r-119r John Chrysostom, Homily on repentance, love, and faith
  • f. 119r-126r John Chrysostom, Homily on Psalm 6
  • f. 127r-131v Jacob of Sarug, Homily on the Holy Mysteries, Confession, and repentance
  • f. 132r-137v John Chrysostom, Homily on repentance and the rebuke of the soul
  • f. 137v-142v Ephrem Syrus, Homily on the End and the punishment of the world
  • f. 142v-155v Basil of Caesarea, Homily on repentance, on poor Lazarus and the rich man
  • f. 155v-163v John Chrysostom, Homily on the first day of creation
  • f. 163v-169r Jacob of Sarug, Homily on repentance and for baptism
  • f. 169r-173r Gregory Nazianzus, Homily on the Nativity of our Lord
  • f. 173r-178v John Chrysostom, Homily on the Ten Virgins
  • f. 178v-183r John Chrysostom, Homily on Abraham and Isaac, when he took his son to sacrifice him
  • f. 183r-194v John Chrysostom, Homily on Judas's betrayal of Christ
  • f. 194v-202r John Chrysostom, Homily on Peter's denial of Jesus
  • f. 202r-207v John Chrysostom, Homily on the Lord's words, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass by me"
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana: Orientali 4 1,610 CE Garshuni, Italian, Latin, Syriac

See entry for Assemani 2; [Bibliographic Record]; [Data Record]

  • New Testament in Syriac with translation into Garshuni
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00468) 1,800 CE Garshuni, Turkish
  • f. 1r-29r Dialogue between a master and his disciple on the ascetic life (Garshuni, Turkish)
  • f. 30r-39r Ignatius Shukr Allah II, sermon (Garshuni, Turkish)
  • f. 39r-56v On sun and moon eclipses according to Daniel (Garshuni, Turkish)
  • f. 56v-76v Story of Susanna (Garshuni, Turkish)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00473) 1,721 CE Garshuni,Syriac
  • f. 1v-20v Gospel readings (Syriac Rite, Eastern)
  • f. 23v-54v Hymns for feasts selected from Ḥudrā
  • f. 55v-91r Anaphora of the Apostles
  • f. 92r-105r Anaphora of Theodore of Mopsuestia
  • f. 106r-128v Anaphora celebrated five times per year
  • f. 129r-132r Hymns for Dominical feasts
  • f. 132v-182v 'Abdisho' bar Brīkā, Dismissal hymns for various feasts
  • f. 186r-188r Prayers
  • f. 189r-203v Turgame for feasts and commemorations of the liturgical year
  • f. 204r-209v Hymns for feasts selected from Ḥudrā
  • f. 210r-212r Rite of Veneration
  • f. 212v-223v Epistle to the Hebrews
  • f. 224r-225r Gospel of Matthew
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00475) 1,819 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 1r-2r Eucharist (Garshuni)
  • f. 2r-17v Anaphora of the Apostles (Syriac)
  • f. 17v-26v Readings from the Apostle for every day of the week (Garshuni)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00500) 1,700 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-17r Acts of Andrew
  • f. 17r-36v Life of John of the Golden Gospel of Rome
  • f. 36v-64r Life of Mar Malke
  • f. 64r-64v Preaching of Matthias in the city of the cannibals
Tur Abdin, Turkey, Churches in Enhil (CET 00056) 1,832 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Psalter; Anthology of liturgical poetry
Tur Abdin, Turkey, Churches in Enhil (CET 00057) 1,800 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Psalter (Syriac Rite, Western)