Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Accept

Feedback

Free returns

-

£3.95 standard UK delivery

-

All profits fight poverty

Keep up with Oxfam's Online Shop

© 2015. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SC039042). Oxfam GB is a member of Oxfam International.

The Queen of Sheba & her only Son Menyelek.

£89.00 Out Of Stock

Product description

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.

Item details

PLU:
0
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

Sold Out

We're sorry to say this item has now sold out.

There are over 100,000 more items in stock. Start browsing with our suggestions below.

About this item

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.

PLU:
0
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

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 14 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 14 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free, no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

We offer a 30 day no quibble returns policy. You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section. You have the option of a full refund or exchange for an alternative item from the range.

This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £8.00

Outside Europe: £15.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

Oxfam Hub Milton Point

The Milton Point Southern Logistics Centre is home to our online operation from where we sell donated clothing and accessories through the Oxfam Online Shop. 

If you are interested in volunteering we are looking for enthusiastic people who are computer literate and have an eye for detail to join our diverse team.

Find us on:

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

View Shop