Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Ge’ez, Ethiopia. 19th-20th century.
Sheet size: 110 x 75 mm; written part: about 75 x 60 mm.
Text in Ge'ez calligraphy written in Amharic on a single column
of 15 lines in black and red ink.
Consisting of 132 sheets.
The decoration includes 7 full-page illuminations
and one of half page.
Coeval leather binding on wooden slats with embossed decoration.
In excellent condition, a few signs of use and loose and restored seam.
Text: Gospel of John arranged for the seven days of the week (e.g. sheet 64 Wednesday, 78v. Thursday, 102 Friday).
Illustrations f.2 Annunciation; f2v. Nativity; f.13 Mary in Glory;
f.13v St George; f.23 Two Saints; F23v Saint before Christ? ;
f.131v Evangelista ? f132 Priest shows a written ?.
We guarantee the authenticity and origin.
- Number of Books
- Manuscripts, Religion
- Book Title
- Vangelo di Giovanni Wangel za-Yohanas - XIX / XX century
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 110×75 mm