The Prince and the Plunder

A book on how Britain took one boy and piles of treasures from Ethiopia

A 17th century manuscript including Paul’s epistles (OR 13264)

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What: A 17th century Ethiopian manuscript including the Pauline Epistles- Apostolic Epistles- Acts of the Apostles- Revelation of St John- Introduction to The Gospels- Prayers of St Simeon Stylites and of Ephrem the Syrian

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

Ref: OR 13264

Digital version –

Ownership: “Taken from King Theodore’s Library at Magdala in 1886. Presented by the Wellcome Institute, 1970”

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