The Prince and the Plunder

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

A manuscript including a Homily in honour of the Archangel Michael (OR 614)

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What: An 18th century Ethiopian manuscript including discourses for the Festivals of the Archangel Michael, with a miracle and an extract from the Synaxrium appended to each. A Homily in Honor of the Archangel Michael

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

Ref: OR 614
Digital version –

Stamped inside the cover: “Presented by the Secretary of State for India Aug. 1868”
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

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