The Prince and the Plunder

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

Including a Life of Cyril, homilies and extracts (OR 744)

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: An 18th century manuscript including the Kerlos, a Life of Cyril, homilies and extracts, decree of the 12 orthodox bishops, after the deposition of Kestorius, against various heresies in 12 chapters, and a Life of Epiphanius

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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