Sacred Leaves Manuscript Collection
Psalter with liturgy to the Virgin Mary, canticles of the prophets, and song of songs, Ethiopia Catalogue 25
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One major harag at top of f. 5r; sixteen smaller harags on top of ff. 12r, 19r, 25v, 34r, 40r, 45r, 52r, 55v, 60v, 66v, 71r, 80r, 91r, 95v, 100v, 110r, and 116r.
Text in Ge'ez. Original image found in: Sacred leaves liturgy & devotion: manuscripts from England to Ethiopia. Text identification: ff. 2-4v, Liturgy to the Virgin Mary (Weddase maryam) in two columns by a later hand; ff. 5-115v, Psalms; ff. 116-128v, Canticles of the Prophets and Song of Songs, lacking opening, in two columns by a later hand. Binding: Original brown leather wrapped over wooden boards. Provenance: Christie, Manson, and Woods, Valuable illuminated manuscripts, printed books and autograph letters including the property of an Athenian collector, Monday 29 November 1999, Lot 22. Items in this collection are only available online; we do not have physical copies of these items in the USF Library's Special Collections. The original items were returned to the donor.
Manuscripts, Ethiopic, Ethiopia, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Psalters
128 leaves : vellum ; 22 X 15.7 cm.
Manuscripts, Ethiopic; Illumination of books and manuscripts; Psalters
University of South Florida
University of South FloridaTampa Campus Library, "Psalter with liturgy to the Virgin Mary, canticles of the prophets, and song of songs, Ethiopia Catalogue 25" (2001). Sacred Leaves Manuscript Collection. 140.