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
Kirkuk, Iraq, Chaldean Archdiocese of Kirkuk (ACK 00039) 1,899 CE Syriac
  • Commemoration of Saint Simeon bar Sabba'e
Mdina, Malta Cathedral Archives (ACM 00015) 1,700 CE Garshuni
  • Lives of the Saints
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00001) 1,700 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-76r Story of Jacob, the Egyptian hermit
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00002) 1,678 CE Syriac
  • f. 3v-105v Story of Mary, Mother of Jesus
  • f. 105v-124r Story about the departure of Mary from this world
  • f. 124r-133v Story about the coming of the apostles to Mary
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00004) 1,783 CE Syriac
  • f. 1v-79v Story of Shalliṭā, of the band of Mār Awgēn (cf. BHO 1034)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00005) 1,600 CE Syriac
  • Story of Mary (in six books)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00006) 1,700 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-7r Unidentified liturgical text, with hymns
  • f. 7v-39r Story of Yawsep I and what happened to him with the obstinate and the enemies of religion
  • f. 39v-40v Description and praise of Yawsep I by the poor ascetic
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00007) 1,800 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-12v Unidentified hagiographic text
  • f. 12v-24v Story of Matthias
  • f. 24v-38r Story of John
  • f. 38r-47v Story of Marina the monk
  • f. 47v-59v Story of Archelides
  • f. 59v-63r Story of Eugenia
  • f. 63r-64r Miracles of the Virgin Mary
  • f. 64v-74r Story of Rabban Hormizd the Persian
  • f. 74r-83r Story of Pethion
  • f. 83r-85r Story of Anahid
  • f. 85r-101r Story of Malke
  • f. 101r-108v Story of Alexius, the Man of God
  • f. 109r-115v Story of the seven sleepers of Ephesus
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00008) 1,681 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1v-22v Story of Archelides
  • f. 23r-29v Story of Eugenia
  • f. 29v-32r Miracles of the Virgin Mary
  • f. 32r-51r Story of Pethion
  • f. 51v-67r Story of Alexei, the man of God
  • f. 67r-82v Story of Marina the monk
  • f. 82v-86r Story of Anahid
  • f. 86r-101r Story of the seven Sleepers of Ephesus
  • f. 101r-109v Story of the Forty Martyrs
  • f. 110v-203v Monastic garden
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00011) 1,700 CE Garshuni
  • f. 1r-7v Story of the boy whose parents wanted to sacrifice him
  • f. 7v-15r Story of a king's son
  • f. 15v-22v Story of Eugenia
  • f. 22v-33v Story of Solomon, son of David, and what happened to him with the ant, and what he saw of the marvels of laziness
  • f. 33v-36v Supplication and hymn to God
  • f. 36v-38v On divinity and deity
  • f. 38v-43r Supplication and hymn to God
  • f. 43r-48v Story of Susanna the pious
  • f. 48v-50v Narrative on the Cross of Jesus
  • f. 51r-60r Story of the Forty Martyrs
  • f. 60v-62r Eliyā of Nisibis, Hymn
  • f. 62r-64v Story of 'Āzār the poor
  • f. 64v-71r Prayer of Cyprian
  • f. 71r-93r Virtues on which Peter and Paul, the elect Apostles, agreed
  • f. 93v-94v Christmas Homily