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Epistles, Revelation and Acts of the Apostles (OR 531)

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What: A 17th century manuscript of the Epistles, Revelation and Acts of the Apostles

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

“A note, in the handwriting of the scribe, f. 199 b, once contained the name of the church to which this Ms. belonged.”

Does not appear in the British Library’s online catalogue or list of digitised manuscripts

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