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Fetha Nagast, or Justice of Kings (OR 804)

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What: An 18th century copy of the Fetha Nagast, or Justice of Kings. “Name of owner, Walda Maryam, f. 3 a, which was also the name of the scribe.”

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 manuscript

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