The Prince and the Plunder

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

A late 18th century collection of hymns, the Egziabher Nags (OR 582)

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: The Egziabher Nags with appended hymns to the Holy Trinity, the four Beasts, Raphael and to the Disciples.

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *