Ethiopic Manuscript Prayer Book on Vellum. [Miracles of the Virgin Mary and the Saints]. Ethiopic Manuscript.
Ethiopic Manuscript Prayer Book on Vellum. [Miracles of the Virgin Mary and the Saints]
Ethiopic Manuscript Prayer Book on Vellum. [Miracles of the Virgin Mary and the Saints]
Ethiopic Manuscript Prayer Book on Vellum. [Miracles of the Virgin Mary and the Saints]

Ethiopic Manuscript Prayer Book on Vellum. [Miracles of the Virgin Mary and the Saints].

[Ethiopia: late 19th century].

2 [blank], 67 ff. Lettered in Ge'ez in black and red in double columns of twenty-one lines, two ornamental headings. 1 vols. 8 x 10 inches. Hide backed wooden boards. Upper board split in half, joined with old cord repair. Occasional irregularities in skins, lower corners thumbed with some soiling. Item #60025

A representative manuscript collection of miracles, including a selection of miracles of the Virgin Mary, and miracles of the saints George, Gabra Manfas Qeddus, and the archangel Michael; the sections record several names of those commissioning the manuscript, Walda Śellāsē, Ḫāyla Śellāsē, and Walda Tenśā'ē. The last gathering of ten leaves appears of slightly later production (20th century?).

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