RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 199
Date19th century
Extent1 volume
TitleManuscript Ethiopian Bible
DescriptionThis collection contains one manuscript Old Testament Bible (Psalter and Ethiopian Canticles), 19th century. It is written in black and red script with minor decorations in same, with some pencilled writing and pictures throughout. It consists of 306 pages, and is formed in 19 sections sewn together and onto wooden covers.
Admin HistoryThis Bible is an example of a very common type of Bible which occurs in most manuscript collections. The creator/scribe is unknown. The Bible is classed by Professor Edward Ullendorff (University of London, 1969) as 'Psalter and Ethiopian Canticles'.
LanguageEthiopic (Ge'ez or Geez) (church language of Ethiopia)
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialSimilar bibles are held at Cambridge University Library (see Professor Edward Ullendorff, 'Catalogue of Ethiopian Manuscripts', 1961).
Access ConditionsUsual EUL arrangements apply.
Finding_AidsSingle item only.
Mgt_GroupTheological papers
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