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Gebrä Hemamat – A Lectionary of the Holy Week (OR 601)

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What: Gebrä Hemamat, starting with Palm Sunday, f. 4 ft; homily of Chrysostom. “Written in a fine hand, between A.D. 1721 and 1730.”

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

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