The Prince and the Plunder

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

An 18th century collection of hymns, by two hands (OR 576)

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What: A collection of hymns, Gubae Malke’, starting with a Hymn to our Lord. Portions of hymns have been inserted by other hands ; e. g. to the Cross, f. 50 6

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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