Ethiopian prayer to Jesus Christ.

Record ID: 
182824
Accession number: 
MS W.49
Title: 
Ethiopian prayer to Jesus Christ.
Created: 
18th or 19th century
Binding: 
Sewn between wooden boards, held in original worn leather case, open at top and bottom.
Credit: 
Bequest of Julia Parker Wightman, 1994.
Description: 
28 leaves (1 column, 10-11 lines), bound : vellum ; 51 x 39 mm
Provenance: 
Stanley Marcus (bookplate on inside front cover); Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles (List no. 57, 1974, no. 4); purchased from Dawson's by Julia Parker Wightman in 1974; JPW 10961; Julia Parker Wightman Bequest in 1994.
Notes: 

Ms. Ethiopian prayer to Jesus Christ; written in Ethiopia, 18th or 19th century.
Text: The prayer is a portion of a text published by S. Grebart, "L'hymne-invocation Lesana Sab'e," Aethiopica 3 (1935), p. 6-12.

Script: 
Ethiopic
Language: 
Ge'ez
Classification: