The Prince and the Plunder

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

Hymns (OR 583)

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What: An 18th century collection of hymns for a service, to St John the Baptist and to Eustathius. “Prefixed are six leaves, of later date, containing part of a long hymn to the blessed Virgin Mary”.

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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