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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
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00425) 1,569 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 1r-1v Colloquy of Moses on Mount Sinai (Garshuni)
  • f. 2v-8v Treatise on a guardian angel (Garshuni)
  • f. 9r-38r Turgame for feasts and commemorations of the liturgical year (Syriac)
    • On Nativity
    • The Virgin Mary
    • Epiphany
    • John the Baptist
    • Peter and Paul
    • Greek Doctors
    • Rogation of the Ninevites
    • Lazarus
    • Palm Sunday
    • Passover
    • Great Saturday
    • Easter
    • Sunday of the Confessors
    • New Sunday
    • Gregory the Martyr
    • Ascension
    • Pentecost
    • Transfiguration
    • Feast of the Cross
    • Dedication of the Church
    • Some of the Turgame are attributed to Khamis
  • f. 39r-43v Turgame for Weekdays (Syriac)
  • f. 44r-46r Rite of the preparation of the leaven (malka) (Syriac)
  • f. 46r-52v Evening prayers for weekday services (Syriac)
  • f. 53v-56v Dismissal Prayers (Syriac)
  • f. 57r-68v Gewargis Wardā, 'Onyatha on repentance (Syriac)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00128) 1,723 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 2v-23r Service in commemoration of Rabban Hormizd (Syriac, Syriac Rite, Eastern)
  • f. 24r-29r Admonition for a burial (Syriac/Garshuni)
  • f. 29v-35v Psalms (Garshuni)
  • f. 36r-49r Prayers (Garshuni)
  • f. 50v-57r Hymns for the ordinary weekdays of the year (Garshuni, Syriac Rite, Eastern)
  • f. 58v-68r Joseph II, Patriarch of the Chaldeans, Prayers for Sundays and Feast Days (Garshuni)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00338) 1,700 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 3v-126r Comprehension of salvation and a way for achievement of eternal life (Garshuni)
  • f. 129v-208v Jacob bar Shakkō, Book of the Dialogues (Syriac)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00473) 1,721 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 1v-20v Gospel Lectionary (Syriac Rite, Eastern) (Syriac)
  • f. 23v-54v Hymns for feasts selected from the Hudra (Syriac)
  • f. 55v-91r Anaphora of the Apostles (Syriac)
  • f. 92r-105r Anaphora of Theodore of Mopsuestia (Syriac)
  • f. 106r-128v Anaphora celebrated five times a year (Syriac)
  • f. 129r-132r Hymns for Dominical feasts (Syriac)
  • f. 132v-182v 'Abdisho' bar Brika, Dismissal hymns for various feasts (Syriac)
  • f. 186r-188r Prayers (Syriac)
  • f. 189r-203v Turgame for feasts and commemorations of the liturgical year (Syriac)
  • f. 204r-209v Hymns for feasts selected from the Hudra (Syriac)
  • f. 210r-212r Rite of veneration (Syriac)
  • f. 212v-223v Epistle to Hebrews (Syriac)
  • f. 224r-225r Gospel of Matthew (Garshuni)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00131) 1,693 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • Joseph II, Patriarch of the Chaldeans
    • f. 1v-10r Service for the feast of the Assumption of our Lady (Syriac)
    • f. 11v-31r Rite of baptism (Syriac)
  • f. 32v-34v Rite of betrothal (Garshuni)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00003) 1,800 CE Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 5v-21r The Story of Emperor Zeno, Shams al-Munīr, and Hilaria their daughter (Syriac/Garshuni)
  • f. 21r-27r Story of Eugenia (Garshuni)
  • f. 27v-30r Story of Anastasia the anchorite and patrician (Garshuni)
  • f. 30r-34r Story of a whore, the sister of a monk (Garshuni)
  • f. 34r-40v Story of the Forty Martyrs (Garshuni)
  • f. 40v-46r Story of Mark of Jabal Tarmaq (Garshuni)
  • f. 46v-51r Story of Onesima, daughter of the king (Garshuni)
  • f. 51r-54v Story of Onesima (Garshuni)
  • f. 54v-60r Story of a God-fearing man and his daughter Euphrosyne (Garshuni)
  • f. 60v-65v Story of the son of the king (Garshuni)
  • f. 65v-67r Story of a royal child (Garshuni)
  • f. 67r-69v Story of a Greek king (Garshuni)
  • f. 69v-90r Story of John (Garshuni)
  • f. 90v-100v Story of Alexei, the man of God (Garshuni)
  • f. 100v-108r Story of the sleepers of Ephesus (Garshuni)
  • f. 108v-119v Story of Cyriac and Julitta (Garshuni)
  • f. 119v-134v Story of George the martyr (Garshuni)
  • f. 134v-156r Story of Thomas the Apostle (Garshuni)
  • f. 156r-161r Story of Mārt Shmuni and her seven sons (Garshuni)
  • f. 161r-165v Story of Andrew and his wife Athanasia (Garshuni)
  • f. 165v-177r Story of Pethion (Garshuni)
  •  f. 177r-178v Story of Anahid (Garshuni)
  • f. 179r-192v Story of Marina (Garshuni)
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 00023) 1,796 CE Arabic, Garshuni, Syriac
  • f. 2r-6v Miracles of the Virgin Mary (Arabic)
  • f. 7v-46v Elijah of Nisibis, Syriac Grammar (Syriac)
  • f. 55v-146r Liturgical miscellany (Garshuni, Syriac)
    • Includes parts for ordination (55v)
    • Consecration of the altar and eucharistic vessels (81v-88v)
    • Joseph II, The washing of the feet (92r)
    • Portions for the sick and dying (99v)
  • f. 146v-149r Sentences on grammar and other subjects (in verse, various meters) (Syriac)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00100) 1,759 CE Garshuni
  • f. 9v-39r Lectionary (Syriac rite, Eastern)
  • f. 39r-200r Lectionary (Syriac rite, Eastern)
Mardin, Turkey Chaldean Cathedral (CCM 00357) 1,800 CE Garshuni
  • f. 0v-85v Catechism