Circa 1800 Ethiopic Psalms and Song of Songs

[Ethiopic (Ge’ez) Psalms and Song of Songs].
[Ethiopia, 18th or early 19th century].
Manuscript on vellum. (BRMS 49)

The Bible was translated into Ethiopic from Greek sources as early as the fourth century. Used by a minister of the Ethiopic Orthodox Church in eastern Africa, this manuscript in ancient liturgical Ge’ez provides the text of the Psalms and other selections from the Old Testament. Displayed is the beginning of Solomon’s Song of Songs.

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Circa 1800 Ethiopic Psalms and Song of Songs