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The Queen of Sheba & her only Son Menyelek.

£89.00

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Published 1922 by the Medici Society. Hardback. Maroon cloth board covers with gold lettering on spine. Some slight shelf wear to hinges and edges. Inside pages age tanned with occasional foxing. Binding secure. Endpapers foxed. Generally in quite good condition.

Contains 31 black & white plates of illustrations from the Ethiopic MSS at the British Museum.

Complete translation of the Kebra Nagast by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge who also wrote the Introduction. "Being the History of the Departure of God & His Ark of the Covenant from Jerusalem to Ethiopia and the Establishment of the Religion of the Hebrews & Solomonic Line of Kings in that Country."

The Kebra Nagast ("The Glory of the Kings" of Ethiopia) is a storehouse of Ethiopian legends and traditions derived from the Old Testament and later Rabbinic writings.
This is a marvellous scholarly account of the the most sacred of legends in Ethiopia, drawing from the Old Testament, Chaldean Targums, Syriac works like the Book of the Bee, Coptic lives of Saints, apocryphal books, works of Gregory Thaumaturgus. Dates to 6th century CE.

This fascinating and hard-to-find book is offered at a very reasonable price.

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Author(s):
Budge, E. A. Wallis
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
9 inches x 6 inches
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
The Medici Society

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Published 1922 by the Medici Society. Hardback. Maroon cloth board covers with gold lettering on spine. Some slight shelf wear to hinges and edges. Inside pages age tanned with occasional foxing. Binding secure. Endpapers foxed. Generally in quite good condition.

Contains 31 black & white plates of illustrations from the Ethiopic MSS at the British Museum.

Complete translation of the Kebra Nagast by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge who also wrote the Introduction. "Being the History of the Departure of God & His Ark of the Covenant from Jerusalem to Ethiopia and the Establishment of the Religion of the Hebrews & Solomonic Line of Kings in that Country."

The Kebra Nagast ("The Glory of the Kings" of Ethiopia) is a storehouse of Ethiopian legends and traditions derived from the Old Testament and later Rabbinic writings.
This is a marvellous scholarly account of the the most sacred of legends in Ethiopia, drawing from the Old Testament, Chaldean Targums, Syriac works like the Book of the Bee, Coptic lives of Saints, apocryphal books, works of Gregory Thaumaturgus. Dates to 6th century CE.

This fascinating and hard-to-find book is offered at a very reasonable price.

Author(s):
Budge, E. A. Wallis
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
9 inches x 6 inches
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
The Medici Society

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