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
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00325) 1,915 CE Garshuni, Syriac, Turkish
  • Eulogy for our Lady Mary, Mother of God (Garshuni, Syriac)
  • Daniel 3:24-45 Turkish
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00462) 1,700 CE Arabic, Garshuni, Syriac, Turkish
  • Miscellany: Prayers and Psalms; Syriac Grammar
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00013) 1,719 CE Garshuni, Syriac, Turkish
  • f. 1r Two Short Poems (Syriac)
  • f. 2v-6r Three blessings (Garshuni)
  • f. 7v-75v Arabian Nights, Stories from Thousand and One Nights (Garshuni)
  • f. 76r-81v Poem (Garshuni)
  • f. 83r-103r On Armenians, the Council of Chalcedon, and the doctrine of Leo (Garshuni)
  • f. 104r-108r On the Carmelites, and the scapular that the Virgin bestowed upon the monks (Garshuni)
  • f. 108v-109v On the virtue of humility (Garshuni)
  • f. 110r-120r John Chrysostom, that it is not right to mourn more than is proper for the departed (Garshuni)
  • f. 120v-124v Admonition (Turkish)
  • f. 124v-125r Hymn (Turkish)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00010) 1,700 CE Arabic, Armenian, Garshuni, Georgian, Greek, Latin, Persian, Syriac, Turkish
  • f. 1r-8r Conjugation patterns for verbs and derived words (Syriac)
  • f. 8r Trishagion in eight languages (Arabic, Armenian, Georgian, Greek, Latin, Persian, Syriac, Turkish)
  • f. 8v-21r Sayings of Pythagoras with commentary (Syriac)
  • f. 22v-31r Story of Job (Garshuni)
  • f. 31v-34v On the benefit of reading the divine books (Garshuni)
  • f. 34v-36r Ten characteristics of a dog that are necessary for a faithful servant (Garshuni)
  • f. 36r-41r Sayings of the Fathers and Saints (Garshuni)
  • f. 41v-51v Colloquy of Moses (Garshuni)
  • f. 51v-60v From the Fathers: on each person's guardian Angel (Garshuni)
  • f. 60v-67v Story of a mistreated saint (Garshuni)
  • f. 68r-79r Story of Mary the sinner, who anointed Jesus' feet with her tears (Garshuni)
  • f. 80r-87v Story of the boy whose parents wanted to slaughter him (Garshuni)
Kirkuk, Iraq, Chaldean Archdiocese of Kirkuk (ACK 00017) 1,806 CE Garshuni, Turkish
  • Joseph II, Explanation of Liturgical Services
Kirkuk, Iraq, Chaldean Archdiocese of Kirkuk (ACK 00020) 1,804 CE Garshuni, Turkish
  • Explanation of the canon of the Apostolic faith
Kirkuk, Iraq, Chaldean Archdiocese of Kirkuk (ACK 00021) 1,892 CE Garshuni, Turkish
  • Explanation of the canon of the Apostolic faith
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)
Tur Abdin, Turkey, Churches in Enhil (CET 00075) 1,988 CE Arabic, Garshuni, Syriac, Turkish
  • Miscellany
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00206) 1,899 CE Garshuni, Syriac, Turkish
  • Canons (Garshuni)
  • Prayer on behalf of the community of St. Mar Musa al-Habashi (Garshuni)
  • Prayers (Garshuni)
  • Spells (Garshuni)
  • Charms against arrows and arms (Syriac)
  • Procession of the Cross (Syriac)
  • Prayers (Syriac)
  • Litany of our Lady Mary (Garshuni)
  • History of Kyprianos (Garshuni)
  • Prayers (Garshuni)
  • History of Solomon, son of David (Garshuni)
  • Psalter (Syriac)
  • Songs of glorification (Syriac)
  • Definition of the faith of the 318 fathers against the doctrine of Arius (Garshuni, Syriac, Turkish)
  • Prayer (Garshuni, Syriac)
  • Ephrem Syrus, Homily on Teaching (Syriac)
  • Dismissal Prayer (Garshuni)
  • Prayer sent by God to Solomon and his reply
  • Psalter  (Garshuni)
  • Prayers (Garshuni)
  • Names of all the angels (Syriac)
  • Prayer of Our Lady (Garshuni)
  • Charms and spells (Garshuni, Syriac)
  • Charms (Turkish)
  • Prayers (Garshuni)
  • Calling of the Apostles (Garshuni)