The Prince and the Plunder

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

Including Homilies, Doctrine of the Apostles (OR 775)

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What: An early 18th century manuscript of Homilies copied from OR 774; The Teaching of the Apostles, regarding the Passion, Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Lord; Cyriacus of Behnesa on the Glory of the 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 manuscript

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