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A 15th century manuscript of the Acts of Fasiladas (OR 706)

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What: An Ethiopian manuscript dated 1478-1494 containing the Acts of Fasiladas, or Basilides, with two ornamented pages

Where: The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB

Ref: OR 706
Digital version –

Listed as part of the “Magdala collection” in William Wright’s Catalogue of the Ethiopic manuscripts in the British Museum acquired since the year 1847

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