The Prince and the Plunder

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

A manuscript including the Commentary of John Chrysostom (OR 739)

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: An 18th century Commentary of John Chrysostom on the Epistle to the Hebrews with works of Cyril of Alexandria and other writers

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

Ref: OR 739
Digital version –

Stamped on first page: “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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