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
Vat. sir. 544 1,712 CE Armenian (in Syriac Script), Syriac
  • Binding
  • f. 1r-4v Various pieces in diverse hands
  • f. 5r-9r Ba'utha of Mar Ephrem
  • f. 9v-12v Ba'utha of Jacob of Sarug (Armenian in Syriac Script)
  • f. 13r-14v Prayers
  • f. 15r-17v Excerpts form Jacob of Sarug and Mar Ephrem
  • f. 17v-19v Verses for the celebrations before the Gospel
  • f. 19v-20v Ba'utha of Jacob of Sarug
  • f. 20v-24v Table of incipits
  • f. 25r-33v Ba'utha of Jacob of Sarug
  • f. 34r-34v Prayer
  • f. 34v-96r Shhimo
  • f. 96r-107r Prayers for Various Circumstances
  • f. 107r-145v Various prayers and gospel pericopes (In another hand)
  • f. 146r-147v Pages of another manuscript wiith ascetic content
  • Binding
St. Thomas Syrian Catholic Church 80 Unknown Syriac

See entry at CPART

  • Al-Ishheem; Shhimo


St. Thomas Syrian Catholic Church 81 Unknown Syriac

See entry at CPART

  • Al-ishheem; Shhimo (another copy)
USEK The Divine Office for Lent 1,695 CE Syriac

Maronite Divine Office for Lent

USEK Daily Office 1,800 CE Garshuni, Syriac

Maronite Daily Office

Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00069) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Liturgy, Syriac Rite-Western
    • Šḥīmō: Liturgical Chants (Garshuni)
    • Šḥīmō: Evening Prayer (Garshuni)
    • Šḥīmō: Prayer of Mar Philoxenus (Garshuni)
    • Šḥīmō: Prayer of Aba Serapion (Syriac)
    • Šḥīmō: Prayer (Garshuni)
    • Šḥīmō: Prayers (Garshuni and Syriac)
    • Šḥīmō: Homily on repentance according to the meter of Mar Ephrem (Syriac)
    • Šḥīmō: Some lamentations according to the meter of Mar Jacob (Syriac)
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00057) 1,600 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Šḥīmō (Syriac Rite, Western)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00127) 1,757 CE Syriac
  • f. 1v-159r Elijah III, Catholicos, Collection of the prayers for the morning office of the liturgical year
  • f. 159v-169r Ḥutāmē for the evening and morning services of Sundays and feast days
  • f. 171r-179r Prayers
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana: Orientali 439 Unknown Garshuni, Syriac

See Assemani 49; [Bibliographic Record]; [Data Record]

  • Maronite Sunday Office
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00482) 1,800 CE Arabic, Garshuni
  • f. 1r-118v Prayer book of the Chaldean Church