24.10 Miracles & Saints

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LIFE AND MARTYRDOM OF A SAINT | MS 245-27

MS in Fayumic on papyrus, Fayum, Egypt, 10th c., 10 substantial partial ff., up to 18x20 cm, originally 30-32x24 cm, 70 smaller parts (from 5x5 to 10x10 cm mostly), and 35 fragments, 2 columns, originally ca. 20-22 lines in a beautiful square heavy Coptic uncial. 

LIST OF MIRACLES FROM DÄBRÄ LIBANOS | MS 2258

MS in Ge'ez on vellum, Monastery of Däbrä Libanos, Shoa, Ethiopia, 1497-1508, 176 ff. (complete), 28x23 cm, 2 columns, (21x18 cm), 23 lines in Ethiopic Ge'ez book script by Fere Qeddus commissioned by Abbot Petros, 6 full-page ornamental headpieces (haräg) in full colours, framing the major text divisions. 

MIRACLES OF ZÄR'A BURUK | MS 2074

MS in Ge'ez on vellum, Ethiopia, 1754 (text 1), 1732, 155 ff. (complete), 38x32 cm, 2 columns, (27x26 cm), 20 lines in Ethiopic Gwelh by 2 scribes, opening lines and section headings in red, 44 quarter- to half-page and 3 full-page paintings. 

BEATHA BHARRÆ Ó CHORCAIGH (LIFE OF ST. FINBARR) | MS 1658-3

MS in Irish Gaelic (text 1) and English (text 2) on paper, Cork, Ireland, April 1893, 62 ff. incl. 33 blanks (complete), 21x16 cm, single column, (16x11 cm) 19-20 lines in a fine Irish minuscule (text 1) and English cursive (text 2 and introduction), by Pádraic Stúndún (Patrick Stanton), penwork initials, lined borders, 3 decorated borders, 1 in sepia and red, signed 4 times by the scribe. 

Miracles of Mary | MS 2005  (1)

MS in Ge'ez on vellum, Ethiopia, 1438-1468, & 14th c., 217 ff. (complete), 26x20 cm, 2 columns, (ca. 18x15 cm), 19-22 lines in Ethiopic Ge'ez book script by the scribe Natna'êl.

MS 248 33 Miracles of Virgin Mary | MS 248 (1)

MS in Ge'ez and old Amharic (text 2) on vellum, Gondar, Ethiopia, ca. 1682-1706, 106 ff. (complete), 35x33 cm, 2 columns, (23x25 cm).