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Magdala, Battle of, Āmba Maryam, Ethiopia, 1868

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Ethiopic Manuscripts Collection

Identifier: Coll-2068
Scope and Contents This is a small yet significant collection of manuscripts in the Ethiopic (Ge’ez) script, comprising 12 items. These include devotional texts: Psalters, the New Testament, the Gospels, collections of prayers and stories of the Christian saints, all of which are parchment codices. It also includes three small protective scrolls, containing sections of devotional writings and illuminations.Many of these manuscripts are illuminated, the codices largely preserve their wooden board...
Dates: 18th-19th century