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The Sa’atat, or Horologium, or Book of Hours (OR 557)

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What: An 18th century manuscript of the Sa’atat, or Horologium, of the Ethiopian Church, differing entirely from OR 558

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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