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Manuscript Name / Shelf Mark / Project Number Approximate Date Language The main body text Link to Digitized Manuscript
Saint Mark's Monastery, Jerusalem MS 290 (SMMJ 00290) 1,477 CE Garshuni, Syriac

Filoksinos Yohanna Dolabany, Catalogue of Syriac Manuscripts in St. Mark’s Monastery (1994).

  • fol. 1r-90v Psalter (Syriac Rite, Western; Syriac)
  • fol. 91r-100r Prayers (Syriac)
  • fol. 100r-101v Ephrem of Nisibis, Homily on humility and love of learning (Syriac)
  • fol. 102r-198r Treatises and letters (Syriac)
  • fol. 198r-200r Monastic and ascetic selections (Syriac)
  • fol. 200v-209v Canons (Garshuni)
  • fol. 210r-210v Homily (Garshuni)
  • fol. 211r-220v Homily for Sunday (Garshuni)
  • fol. 221r-235v Dionysius bar Ṣalibi, Letter on the canons (Syriac)
  • fol. 235v-236v Questions and answers between a teacher and student (Syriac)
  • fol. 237r-243v John of Ephesus, Homily on repentance, death and the judgment (Garshuni)