The Prince and the Plunder

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

Including the instructions of St. Peter to his disciple Clement (OR 751)

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: The work entitled Kalementos or Clement, containing the instructions of S. Peter to his disciple Clement; The ‘Aksimaros, or Hexaemeron, of Epiphanius of Cyprus; The History of Adam and Eve. Written during the reign of Bakafa (1721-30).

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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