The Prince and the Plunder

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

A manuscript including Enoch and other books (OR 486)

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: An 18th century Ethiopian manuscript including the books of Enoch, 1st Kings, 2nd Kings, Ecclesiasticus, or the Wisdom of Jesus the son of Sirach, Jeremiah, Lamentations, The Epistle of Jeremiah, the Prophecy of Jeremiah to Pashur and “Reliqua verborum Baruchi”

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

Ref: OR 486
Digital version –

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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