Ethiopian Coptic manuscript
Referencia Librería: ECMXVIII
This Coptic manuscript book was made in the 18th century.Probably in ‘Geez’, the language of the Ethiopian Church. Old repairing. Cracks to spine.
Ethiopia Very old Ethiopian coptic Geez manuscript or bible. This Coptic manuscript is made in the 18th century.Size are 9 cm x 7 cm.Total 158 pages with wood covers and cotton.Total 158 pages with wood covers, each page written by hand in Ge'ez on vellum using red and black ink and bound in a cover with small cotton fabric inserts to the inside covers - vellum is fine parchment from a calf or goat skin - the red ink is used for religious saints or names of holy figures - see photographs for condition.A good example in age appropriate condition. Parchment leaves (animal skin) inscribed with black and red in the Ethiopian script on both sides of the leaves. Probably in Geez, the language of the Ethiopian Church. Overall, all parts of the Bible reveal an impressive old quality and usage with a beautiful patina. This bible is from the the early 1800s, and is museum quality and a rare one of a kind item that would complement your collection or home.Early 18th-CenturyShows age, has some repairs, like stitching holding the straps together on the sides, has a wonderful patina, but in overall good condition. Museum Quality.
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