The Prince and the Plunder

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

Including the Book of Spiritual Medicines, The Order of Celebrating Matrimony (OR 549)

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: Manuscript including: The Faus Manfasawi, The Order of Celebrating Matrimony, The Order of Purification of an Apostate, Caeremoniale Sacerdotum, Regulae de Hierarchia ecclesiastica, Quaestiones de rebus ecclesiasticis subtiliores, an extract from John Chrysostom on the Glory of the Church, The Office of Unction of the Sick, The Consecration of an Altar, Rules regarding the regulation and constitution of the Christian Church

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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