The Prince and the Plunder

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A 19th century encomium of the blessed Virgin Mary, hymns and prayers (OR 596)

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What: The Wedddse Maryam, or Encomium of the blessed Virgin Mary, arranged in portions for the days of the week, hymns and prayers

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

Provenance: 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

Does not appear in British Library’s online catalogue or list of digitised manuscripts

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