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The Chronology of Giyorgis walda ‘Amid or ‘al-Makin with homilies (OR 815)

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What: A late 17th century manuscript starting with the Chronology of Glyorgis walda ‘Amid or ‘al-Makin, followed by the Homilies of Severus of ‘Esmunain on Christian doctrine and a tract in Amharic on the three Persons of the Godhead and their Union.

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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