Ge'ez (Ethiopic) Psalter with folios from the Mazmura Dawit [Book of Psalms] and Waddase Maryam [Praises of Mary].

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

In Ethiopic manuscripts the Psalter and extracts from the Old and New Testaments are generally found together. This mansucript includes the Psalms of David (Mazmura Dawit) and the Praises of Mary (Waddase Maryam) which are learned and memorised in traditional Ethiopian schools.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript is fragile. Requests to consult the original manuscript should be emailed to docenquiry@soas.ac.uk and marked for the attention of the Head of Special Collections and Archives. Manuscript currently unavailable (March 2017).

Restrictions Apply

Acquisition Information

Donated by R.C. Reid, Esq (D.D. Dickson bequest), 1943.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

H14 x W14cm

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance