Located at the Department of
Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations

Epigraphic Resources: 


The Art of Making in Antiquity: Stoneworking in the Roman World

Association Internationale d'Epigraphie Grecque et Latine (AIEGL)

British Epigraphy Society

Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, Oxford

Classical Art Research Centre and the Beazley Archive, Oxford

Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative

Current Epigraphy

Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy (EAGLE)

Epigraphic Database Heidelberg

Greek and Latin Inscriptions, OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons

Inscriptions of Aphrodisias, King’s College London

US Epigraphy Project


Syriac Resources:


Beth Mardutho, The Syriac Institute

Canadian Society for Syriac Studies

Centre for the Study of Christianity, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity

Collection of Syriac Manuscripts Available Online

E-ktobe Manuscripts Syriaques

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies

International Duhuang Project, The Silk Road Online

Leiden University Repository, Syriac

Mingana-Syriac Collections, Virtual Manuscript Room, University of Birmingham

Project for Preserving the Manuscripts of the Syrian Christians in India

Resources for Syriac Studies, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

University of Bonn, Syrian Group


Syriac Language Tools: 



A Compendious Syriac Dictionary by Robert Payne Smith (Oxford, 1903): 

Dictionnaire syriaque-français/ Syriac-English Dictionary by L. Costaz (Beirut, 1963)

Dukhrana Syriac Lexicon

Supplement to the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith by J.P. Margoliouth (Oxford, 1927)

Lexicon to the Syriac New Testament by William Jennings (Oxford, 1926) 



Compendious Syriac Grammar by Theodor Nöldeke, trans. J.A. Crichton (London, 1904):

Syriac Grammar with Bibliography, Chrestomathy and Glossary by E. Nestle, trans. R.S. Kennedy (Berlin, 1889)

Traité de grammaire syriaque by R. Duval (Paris, 1881)