'Chronicle of Ethiopia'

Scope and Content

Ge'ez (Ethiopic) manuscript. The ms. begins 'Laws and statutes of the Kingdom brought from Jerusalem by Ebna Hakim or Menyelek, son of Solomon', which is the opening chapter of 'Chronicles of Ethiopia' compiled AD 1784 by order of Dajarmach Hailu, in the first year of the reign of King Iyasu III. The ms. agrees with parts of the British Library Oriental Ms. 821.

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Ms. is vellum with a wooden binding.

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