Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library

Houghton Library MSS Syriac

This collection comprises manuscripts written in Syriac up to the present day. Only medieval and Renaissance manuscripts are included in the list that follows and as a result the numbers may not be consecutive. 

MS Syriac 1

Kunāš fī aṭ-ṭib

 

17--?

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 2

New Testament Gospels in Peshitta version

 

10--?

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 3

LinkSelections of Pauline Epistles in Peshitta version

 

1216

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 4

Selections from the Epistles in the Peshitta version

 

1199

Bibliography

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MS Syriac 5

New Testament Gospels in Peshitta version

 

17--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 6

LinkPsalms

 

18--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 7

Genesis 1-2.

 

1840

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 8

Matt. 5-6.

 

1840

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 9

Sermons on repentance, faith, the second birth, and drunkenness.

 

1844

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 10

Ṣlota d-ʾEskolaye

 

184-

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MS Syriac 11

Protestant arguments against the Roman Catholic Church

 

184-

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 12

Ḥudra

 

16--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 13

Genesis 1-8

 

184-

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MS Syriac 14

New Testament in the Syriac Peshitta version with Harklean Passion harmony 

 

1210

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 15

New Testament in the Syriac Peshitta version with a harmony of the Passion in the Harklean version

 

11--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 16

Matthew and Mark in the Harklean Syriac version

 

7--

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MS Syriac 17

Lectionary of the Gospels in the Harklean Syriac version 

 

1591

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MS Syriac 18

Matthew in the Harklean Syriac version

 

9--

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MS Syriac 19

Lectionary of the Gospels in the Harklean version

 

10--

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MS Syriac 20

Fragment of lectionary of the Gospels in the Harklean version

 

11--

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MS Syriac 21

Ktaba d-mazmore d-Dawid

 

1577

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 22

Letters on eccesiastical and doctrinal subjects

 

8--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 23

The New Testament in the Syriac Peshitta version 

 

10--?

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MS Syriac 24

Mark in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

11--?

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MS Syriac 25

The Gospels in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

12--?

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 26

The New Testament in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

1207 or 1208

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 27

The New Testament in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

1276

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 28

Ezekiel in the Syro-Hexaplaric version 

 

7--?

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 29

Lectionary of the Gospels in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

Ca. 12--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 30

Fenqitho (Hymns)

 

12--

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MS Syriac 31

Penqita da-krokya d-ḥudra šatnaya

 

11--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 32

Memre

Jacob, of Serug

1000

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MS Syriac 33

Commentary on Jeremiah

 

18--

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MS Syriac 34

Ecclesiastical history

 

11--

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MS Syriac 35

Histories of the Virgin Mary

 

15--

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MS Syriac 36

Religious stories

 

15--

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MS Syriac 37

Ktaba d-ṣemḥe : d-ʾitaw(hi) ʻal turaṣ mamlla ʾUrhaya

Bar Hebreus

1554

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MS Syriac 38

Stories of saints

 

1448 or 1449

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MS Syriac 39

Cave of treasures ; History of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 

1856

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MS Syriac 40

Psalter in Syriac and Arabic

 

1559

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MS Syriac 41

Book of homilies and other exegetical works 

Moses bar Kēphā

1809 or 1810

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MS Syriac 42

Theological works

 

14--

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MS Syriac 43

Stories and hymns for the commemoration of saints (fragment)

 

16--

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MS Syriac 44

Occasional services

 

1517-1518

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MS Syriac 45

Extracts from theological texts

 

1896

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MS Syriac 46

Memre

Gregory, of Nazianzus

700-900

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MS Syriac 47

Commentaries on the West Syriac liturgy

 

14--

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MS Syriac 48

Ascetical treatises

 

1796 or 1797

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MS Syriac 49

Ktaba da-lwaye

 

1668

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MS Syriac 50

Mark 12.18-23 in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

12--

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MS Syriac 51

Story of Arsenius (fragment)

 

15--

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MS Syriac 52

The pearl ; Memra on ecclesiastical books

ʻAbdisho bar Berīkā

1553

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 53

Disputation against the Arab people ; Disputation against the Chalcedonians

 

18--

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MS Syriac 54

Leksiqon

 

1658-1661

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MS Syriac 55

Tašʻyata w-šarbe mawtrane d-ʻal ʼnaša qadiše w-iḥidaye da-hwaw b-dar dar b-ʻumra qadiša d-bet ʻAbe 

Thomas, Bishop of Marga

1888

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MS Syriac 56

Ktaba da-štat yawme

Emanuel bar Šahare.

1881

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 57

Ascetical homilies

Isaac, Bishop of Nineveh

12--

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MS Syriac 58

Šarba d-mettsim b-šuray ktaba d-Pawllos šliḥa

Euthalius, bp. of Sulca.

18--

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MS Syriac 59

Pseudepigrapha and other religious stories

 

1856

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MS Syriac 60

Memre 

 

15--

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MS Syriac 61

Leaves from a book of hymns

 

9--

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MS Syriac 62

The New Testament gospels in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

5--

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MS Syriac 63

New Testament gospels in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

7--

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MS Syriac 64

Ktaba d-ʾOṣar raze : pušaqa d-kulah ṣurat ktab /men syame d-Abun qadiša Mar Grigorios mapryana d-madnḥa d-metidaʻ Bar ʻEbraya 

Bar Hebreus

1873

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MS Syriac 65

Ktaba d-ʾitiqon : ʻal myatrut dubare ayk abahata madbraye w-malpane bḥire

Bar Hebreus

1894

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MS Syriac 66

Paradise of Eden ; Book of the pearl 

ʻAbdisho bar Berīkā

1892

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MS Syriac 67

Order for the commemoration of Mar Rabban Hormizd the Persian

 

1892

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MS Syriac 68

Ktaba da-mnarat qudše : meṭul šetʾese ʻidtanayata

Bar Hebreus

1893

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MS Syriac 69

Ktaba d-hudaye : meṭul qanone ʻidtanaye w-namose ʻalmanaye

Bar Hebreus

1895

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MS Syriac 70

Commentary on the Acts and Epistles

Īshōʻdād, of Merv, Bishop of Ḥĕdhatha) 

1893

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MS Syriac 71

Meʾmre d-qadiša w-ṭubana Mar ʾIṣḥaq malpana Suryaya

Isaac, of Antioch.

1895

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MS Syriac 72

Scholia on the Old and New Testaments, with other texts

 

17--

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MS Syriac 73

Meʾmre 

Jacob, of Serug

15--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 74

Psalter in Syriac and Arabic with commentary in Syriac

 

1675

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MS Syriac 75

Commentary on the Psalms

Daniel, of Tella.

1754 or 1755

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MS Syriac 76

Laughable and pleasant stories

 

1894

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 77

Ktaba d-luqaṭe d-metqre dborita

Solomon, Bishop of Basra

1893

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MS Syriac 78

Ktaba d-simata

Jacob bar Šakko

1888 or 1889

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MS Syriac 79

Mele mgabyata men ktaba d-pardaysa awkit palguta da-tlat ʻam mele d-sabe qadiše w-šuʼale w-punay petgama da-lwat aḥe

Palladius, Bishop of Aspuna

17--

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MS Syriac 80

Tašʻita d-Aḥiqar sapra w-ḥakima d-Sanḥrib malka d-Ator wa-d-Ninwe

 

1898

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MS Syriac 81

Ktaba d-ʼIraʼteʼos manuscript

 

1794 or 1795

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MS Syriac 82

Tašʻita d-Yaldat Alaha men mawladeh [sic] wa-ʻdama l-yawma d-mapqaneh [sic] d-men ʻalma

 

15--

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MS Syriac 83

Ktaba d-ṣemḥe : ʻal turaṣ mamlla

Bar Hebraeus

1778

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MS Syriac 84

Fenqitho

 

12--

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MS Syriac 85

Ktaba da-lwaye

 

11--

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MS Syriac 86

Apocalypse of Peter

 

1890

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MS Syriac 87

Hymns and prayers for the daily offices

 

1571 or 1572

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MS Syriac 88

Burial services

 

16--

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MS Syriac 89

Religious stories

 

15--

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MS Syriac 90

Theological works 

 

17--

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MS Syriac 91

Polemical treatises

Dionysius bar Ṣalībī

1898

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MS Syriac 92

Passages from the Gannat bussame containing exegesis of the Gospels attributed to "Mar Aba"

 

1899

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MS Syriac 93

Apocryphal and canonical texts 

 

7--

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MS Syriac 94

Apocalypse of Paul ; and other religious stories 

 

1845 or 1846

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MS Syriac 95

Teʼgurta d-Heraqlidos

Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople

1899

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MS Syriac 96

Anaphoras

 

1846

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 97

Passages from the Gannat bussame containing exegesis of the Gospels attributed to Ephrem

 

1900

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 98

Ktaba d-mušḥata

Bar Hebraeus

1899

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MS Syriac 99

The Didascalia of the twelve apostles; the Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians; with other short texts

 

1889

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MS Syriac 100

Meʾmre

Jacob, of Serug

1899 or 1900

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MS Syriac 101

Passages from the Gannat bussame containing exegesis attributed to Theodore of Mopsuestia

 

1899

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MS Syriac 102

Ḥussoye

 

12--

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MS Syriac 103

Fenqitho

 

12--

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MS Syriac 104

Canons for monks 

 

14--

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MS Syriac 105

Canons

 

16--

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MS Syriac 106

Extracts from church fathers

 

13--

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MS Syriac 107

Stories of Euthalius, Ignatius, and the eight youths of Ephesus

 

189-

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MS Syriac 108

Single leaves from Syriac manuscripts

 

Ca 1300- ca 1900

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MS Syriac 109

Single leaves from Syriac manuscripts

 

Ca 1300- ca 1900

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MS Syriac 110

Fenqitho

 

12--

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MS Syriac 111

Swad sopiya

Bar Hebraeus

1889

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MS Syriac 112

Theological works

Moses bar Kēphā

1894

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 113

Ktaba d-qadiša Dionnosios

Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite

1894

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MS Syriac 114

Sulaqa hawnanaya : ʻal dmuta d-raqiʻa w-ʾarʻa

Bar Hebraeus

1884

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MS Syriac 115

Works

John, of Dalyatha

1889

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 116

Pušaqa d-ʼurayta

Ephraem, Syrus, Saint,

1899

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MS Syriac 117

Ktaba gawnaya l-kol ʻammin d-ʻal idaʻta da-šrara

 

1894

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 118

Theological works 

Moses bar Kēphā

1752 or 1753

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 119

Ktaba d-ʾOṣar raze : pušaqa d-kulah ṣurat ktab 

Bar Hebraeus

1863

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 120

Commentary on the Gospels

Dionysius bar Ṣalībī, Bishop of Amida

1807

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MS Syriac 121

Old Testament books of Judges to Job

 

12--

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MS Syriac 122

Theological works

John, of Dara

1899

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 123

Scholia on the Old Testament

Jacob, of Edessa

1903

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 124

Ktaba d-meʾmre

Isaac, of Antioch.

1898

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 125

ʻAl idaʻta d-rhiṭaruta manuscript

Anthony, of Tagrit.

1895

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 126

Ktaba d-metqre d-diyalaogu d-beh ʻal yulpane mšaḥlpe d-malel mnataʼit

Jacob bar Šakko

1895

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 127

Ktaba d-simata

Jacob bar Šakko

1902

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 128

Part of Exodus 9-14 in the Syriac Peshitta version (5 leaves)

 

15--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 129

Parts of the History of the Virgin

 

16--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 130

Commentary on the Old Testament

Dionysius bar Ṣalībī, Bishop of Amida

1888

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 131

Nuhara da-ktaba da-ḥdata

Īshōʻdād, of Merv, Bishop of Ḥĕdhatha

1904

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 132

Ktaba d-simata 

Job, of Edessa

1904

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 133

Anaphoras

 

1749

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 134

Liturgical Psalter with commentary

 

Not after 1905

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MS Syriac 135

Liturgical psalter

 

16--

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MS Syriac 136

Ktaba d-mazmore d-Dawid malka wa-nbiya

 

1679

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 137

Old Testament books of Joshua to Job

 

9--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 138

The New Testament in the Peshitta Syriac version

 

12--

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 139

Lectionary of the gospels in the Harkleian Syriac version

 

12--

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MS Syriac 140

Fenqitho 

 

12--

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MS Syriac 141

Ewangelion d-qeryane mparše d-kuleh ša(n)ta : a(y)k ṭaksa d-ʻumra d-Bet ʻAbe

 

1208

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MS Syriac 142

Ṭukas yawmata wa-krukya d-kulah ša(n)ta : Gaza da-mdabranuta

 

1667

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 143

Ktaba d-šapirut dubare

Yuḥanan Mutselaya

1889

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 144

Selections from the Ḥudra

 

1900

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 145

Memrona on Rabban Hormizd

Sargis, bar Wahle

1889

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 146

Tašʻita d-ʼAleksandros bar Pilipos malka d-Maqdonaye

Pseudo-Callisthenes.

1889

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 147

Ktaba d-pušaqa d-qeryana mparše d-ʾEwangelion sgida : a(y)k ṭaksa d-Dayra ʻelayta da-b-Moṣel / D-pašqeh Mšamšana Israel ʾAlqošaya

 

1888

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 148

Calendar

 

1890

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 149

Ktaba d-maʻla d-la-mliluta b-karyata / men syama d-Abun mnaḥa Mar Yawsep trayana Paṭaryarka d-Kaldaye

Joseph II, Chaldean Patriarch

1885

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MS Syriac 150

Ṭaksa d-ʻupaya d-ʻal kol ṭegmin

 

1797

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MS Syriac 151

Single leaves from Syriac manuscripts

 

1000-1800

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MS Syriac 152

ʻOnita d-ʻal mdabranuta d-men b-rašit wa-ʻdama l-ʻalam

Isaac, Eshbadnaya.

17--

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MS Syriac 153

Occasional services 

 

1809

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MS Syriac 154

The New Testament in the Syriac Peshitta version

 

12--

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MS Syriac 155

Ṭaksa d-kahnuta

 

1786

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MS Syriac 156

ʾEwangleste d-naṭora da-ʻlayme

 

17--

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MS Syriac 157

Durekyata

Yawsef, Telkefnaya

17--

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MS Syriac 158

Nuṭara d-ʾnaša 

 

18--

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MS Syriac 159

Nuṭara da-bnaynaša men kol medem

 

18--

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MS Syriac 160

Ktibta da-nṭorya

 

1804

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MS Syriac 161

Šudaʻe d-Daniʾel nbiya wa-d-ʻAzra sapra

 

1855 or 1856

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MS Syriac 162

Ktibta d-ʾEwangeliste d-nuṭar ʻlayme

 

1800

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MS Syriac 163

Ktaba d-nuṭara da-bnaynaša men kol medem d-biš wa-sne

 

1808 or 1809

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MS Syriac 164

Neṣḥanaw(hi) [awkeit] tašʻita d-Mar ʻAziza

 

Not before 1546

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MS Syriac 165

Nuṭara d-ʾnaša

 

18--?

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MS Syriac 166

Religious stories

 

1885

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 167

Qanone sunhadiqaye

ʻAbdisho bar Berīkā

1886

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 168

Tašʻita d-Mart(y) Maryam ṭubanita wa-btulta qadišta ʾemeh da-Mšiḥa paroqan

 

1779

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 169

Apocalypse of Paul

 

17--

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MS Syriac 170

Ṣlawata d-ṣapra d-ʻede / da-ʻbidan l-Abun qadiša ʾElia Qatoliqa tlitaya

Elia III, Abū Ḥalīm

1567

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MS Syriac 171

Lectionary of the Gospels

 

11--

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MS Syriac 172

Hymns on martyrs 

 

13--

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MS Syriac 173

Breviary

 

11--

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MS Syriac 174

Marriage services

 

1787

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MS Syriac 175

Pušaqa da-ṣḥaḥe d-men ʾarbʻa ʾEwangelasṭe : b-lešana suryaya da-Ṭyare

 

1843

Bibliography

 

MS Syriac 176

ʼEwangelion Ḥarqlaya d-Yuḥanan Šliḥa

 

991 or 992

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MS Syriac 177

Ṭaksa d-yawmata šḥime

 

16--

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MS Syriac 178

Ktaba d-meʼmra [sic] d-baʻuta / da-mgabein men meʼmraw(h)i d-ṭubana Mar Aprim ; da-mṭaksin wa-malḥmin l-Mar Raban Yaqira kašira d-netqron b-halein tlata yawmata d-Baʻuta d-Ninwaye

 

1897?

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MS Syriac 179

Transcriptions and notes from Syriac manuscripts

 

1856, 1858 and undated

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