Did you know that Ethiopia has one of the longest standing traditions of Christian practice in the world?
Did you know that Ethiopia has one of the longest standing traditions of Christian practice in the world? Let’s explore this Gospel Book, which dates to the early 1500s, and includes textiles, illuminations, and details that tell of travel, trade, and diaspora.
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Bryan Keene, Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts (Getty Publications, 2019)
Eyob Derillo, “Textiles in Ethiopian Manuscripts at the British Library,” British Library Collections blog (December, 17 2021)
Digitized manuscript collection of the 15th-century Ethiopian monastery at Gunda Gunde (University of Toronto)
Taddesse Tamrat, “Some Notes on the Fifteenth Century Stephanite ‘Heresy” in the Ethiopian Church,” Rassegna Di Studi Etiopici, vol. 22 (1966), pp. 103–15
Eyob Derillo, A short introduction to the Ethiopian manuscripts collection in the British Library (video).