24.10 Miracles & Saints

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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). 

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 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. 

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. 

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. 

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.