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Philoxenus on the Paradise of Palladius (OR 761)

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What: An 18th century manuscript of “Philoxenus, bishop of Mabug or Manbij. This is the first part of a series of questions and answers on the ‘History of the Egyptian Fathers'”.

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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