The Prince and the Plunder

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

Sacredotals including the Faus Manfasawi, “badly written” (OR 789)

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: Early 19th century manuscript, filed under “Sacredotals” in the catalogue, including the Faus Manfasawi, with index. Described as “badly written”

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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