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The Life and Acts of Takla Haimanot (OR 727)

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What: A, 18th century manuscript of The Life and Acts of Takla Haimanot,

Discourse on the translation of the saint, his miracles, 18 in number; invocation of Takla Haimanot and other saints. Includes is an inventory in Amharic.

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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