The Prince and the Plunder

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Prayers including of the blessed Virgin Mary on mount Golgotha (OR 565)

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What: A late 16th century manuscript including Prayers of the blessed Virgin Mary on mount Golgotha, Mazgaba Haimanot or ” Treasury of the Faith”, and hymns.

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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