Mar Behnam (Monastery) - HMML Repository

Mar Behnam (Monastery)

Manuscripts of the Syriac Catholic Mar Behnam Monastery near Mosul, famous for their survival in hiding during the invasion of ISIS in 2014. Includes liturgical books, Bibles and apocryphal texts, homilies, hagiographies, and treatises on various topics in both Arabic (often Garshuni) and Syriac.

  • Collection

  • Country

  • City

  • Repository

    Mar Behnam (Monastery)
  • Project Codes

  • Project Numbers

    MBM 00001-00534
  • Type

  • Digital Surrogates

  • Date Preserved

  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Armenian; Arabic; Greek; Syriac; Latin; Italian; Arabic Garshuni; Georgian; Persian; Turkish; Kurdish; French; English; German; Dutch; Hebrew; Swedish; Danish; Spanish; Neo-Aramaic; Romanian; Turkish Garshuni; Armenian Garshuni
  • Bibliography

    بهنام سوني، فهرس مخطوطات دير مار بهنام الشهيد (2005).
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections

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