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The second part of the Synaxarium, or Lives of the Saints (OR 661)

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What: A manuscript, dated A.D. 1654-55, including the second part of the Synaxarium, or Lives of the Saints, includes parts of two other manuscripts, one with part of a prayer, the other part of part of the Haimanota ‘Abaw. Its corresponding first half is OR 660.

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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