Creator

Unknown

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Image Approximate Date

ca. 1880

Creation Date

2015

Source

Accession 1500, Medieval Manuscript Collection

Description

Ethiopian, ca. 1880. Modern manuscript in a medieval style. Approx. 200 x 160 mm (written area approx. 145 x 130 mm). Double column, 22 lines. This manuscript was produced in the late 19th century in the style of a manuscript of the medieval era.

Dimensions

200 x 160 mm (written area approx. 145 x 130 mm)

Collection Location

Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Rights

Information concerning copyright must be secured in writing from the Director of the Louise Pettus Archives.

Language

Ge'ez, Amharic

Identifier

Accession 1500- Med MS 20B

Notes

Ge’ez—an ancient South Semitic language originating in the northern region of Ethiopia. Not spoken today, it is the main language used in the liturgy of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Amharic—a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia. It is also the working language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church from medieval to modern times.

Keywords

Ethiopia, Medieval Style

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