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 8/16 (DIYR 00093) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Lectionary
  • Qūrbōnō: Collection of Anaphoras
    • St. James
    • St. John the Evangelist
    • The Twelve Apostles
    • Dionysius bar Ṣalibi
    • Jacob of Sarug
    • Marutha the Catholicos
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00098) 1,710 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Qūrbōnō: Collection of Anaphoras
    • Mar John
    • Small Anaphora of Simon
    • St. James
    • Xystus of Rome
    • Dionysius bar Ṣalibi
  • Dismissal hymn
  • Prayer for the altar when it is defiled by unbelievers
  • Prayer for the vessels of the altar and of the church
Diyarbakir, Turkey Meryem Ana Kilisesi (DIYR 00320) 1,793 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Anaphora of Xystus of Rome
  • Service before the Mass
  • Readings; Sedrē; Prooemia
  • Anaphora of St. James
  • Dismissal Prayers
  • Anaphora of Dionysius bar Ṣalibi
  • Anaphora of St. John the Evangelist
  • Anaphora of Proclus of Byzantium
  • Anaphora
  • Anaphora of the Twelve Apostles
  • Anaphora
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00337) 1,702 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 2v-192r Joseph II, Patriarch of the Chaldeans, The Book of the Polished Mirror
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00062) 1,807 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Fenqīthō
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00069) 1,786 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Beth Gazzō
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00100) 1,800 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Order of Blessings
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00112) 1,872 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Beth Gazzō
Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00114) 1,894 CE Garshuni, Syriac

Gregory Barhebraeus, Ascent of the Mind

Mosul, Iraq, Mar Behnam (Monastery) (MBM 00138) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Prayers and Hymns