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Ge'ez Bible Manuscript on Vellum, Ethiopia/Eritrea,
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Ge'ez Bible Manuscript on vellum
Ethiopia/Eritrea, 19th/20th century
147 double-sided inscribed sheets
Text in red (highlighting the Saints) and black
Bible script in the ancient Ethiopian language ‘Ge’ez’
Binding with cotton and two wooden boards
Dimensions: 14.5 x 12.5 x 6 cm
Manuscript in the ancient Ethiopian language 'Ge'ez', still used in the Oprthodox churches of Ethiopia and Eritrea

This bible manuscript on vellum comes from Ethiopia or Eritrea. The bible manuscript is bound with cotton threads, the boards consist of wood. the volume contains 147 double-sided inscribed sheets. The text is written in black and the text passages of the Saints are highlighted in red. The bible script is written in the ancient Ethiopian language ‘Ge’ez’. Ge’ez is the language of the late ancient Kingdom of Aksum and it was spoken until the end of the 19th century as their official language. Until today, the language is used in the Orthodox churches of both countries.



Condition:

The book contains characters in blue pen and some glosses. The sheets are partly browned. There are smaller losses of paper and staining. The dimensions are 14.5 x 12.5 x 6 cm.


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Ge'ez Bible Manuscript on Vellum, Ethiopia/Eritrea,

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Mar 23, 2015
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Ge'ez Bible Manuscript on vellum
Ethiopia/Eritrea, 19th/20th century
147 double-sided inscribed sheets
Text in red (highlighting the Saints) and black
Bible script in the ancient Ethiopian language ‘Ge’ez’
Binding with cotton and two wooden boards
Dimensions: 14.5 x 12.5 x 6 cm
Manuscript in the ancient Ethiopian language 'Ge'ez', still used in the Oprthodox churches of Ethiopia and Eritrea

This bible manuscript on vellum comes from Ethiopia or Eritrea. The bible manuscript is bound with cotton threads, the boards consist of wood. the volume contains 147 double-sided inscribed sheets. The text is written in black and the text passages of the Saints are highlighted in red. The bible script is written in the ancient Ethiopian language ‘Ge’ez’. Ge’ez is the language of the late ancient Kingdom of Aksum and it was spoken until the end of the 19th century as their official language. Until today, the language is used in the Orthodox churches of both countries.



Condition:

The book contains characters in blue pen and some glosses. The sheets are partly browned. There are smaller losses of paper and staining. The dimensions are 14.5 x 12.5 x 6 cm.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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