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The Psalms and Canticles, hymns and prayers (OR 539)

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What: The Psalms and Canticles, the Song of Songs, hymns and prayers

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

The names of the original owners, f 2b, have been erased. Several leaves have been torn out between f. 33 and f. 34.

Does not appear in British Library’s online catalogue or list of digitised manuscripts

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