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The Talmid theological treatise, directed against various heresies (OR 780)

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What: An early 18th century copy of a large theological treatise, directed against various heresies, compiled by the monk George, the disciple of Antonius the Syrian. Generally known, for shortness’ sake, by the name of Talmid or “the Disciple.”

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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