The Prince and the Plunder

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

A commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew (OR 735)

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What: An 18th century manuscript including a commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew. Prefixed with Part of a theological treatise on the Nature of God and other works. Ends with Extracts from the “Lives of the Egyptian Fathers” and other works.

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 manuscript

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