The Prince and the Plunder

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A commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew and other works from the Time of Tewodros (OR 734)

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What: A 19th century commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew, then notes on the calendar, a tract contrasting various heretical opinions, On the Corporeal Nature of our Lord as a Man, Notes in Amharic, “of the time of king Theodore”.

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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