Church of the Forty Martyrs - HMML Repository

Church of the Forty Martyrs

Large collection of West Syriac, Arabic, and Garshuni manuscripts from the Church of the Forty Martyrs in Mardin. This collection is especially important because it contains most of the manuscripts formerly housed at the seat of the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate at Dayr Za‘farān. Collection includes liturgical books, hagiographies, apocrypha, homiliaries, and other religious and secular literature.


  • Collection

  • Country

    Turkey
  • City

    Mardin
  • Repository

    Church of the Forty Martyrs
  • Project Codes

    CFMM
  • Project Numbers

    CFMM 00001-01151, part nonsequential
  • Type

    Digital
  • Digital Surrogates

    1091
  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Arabic; Greek; Syriac; Arabic Garshuni; Turkish; French; Coptic
  • Bibliography

    Dolabany, Filoksinos Yohanna. Catalogue of the Syriac Manuscripts in Za‘faran Monastery. 2 volumes. Aleppo: Mardin Publishing House, 1994.
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections