Ms Ethiopic 4 of the Collection of the India Office: A strayed Manuscript of Gadla Lālibalā

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Valieva, Nafisa;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.20.1.1095
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies; Philology | manuscript collection; Europe; philology; hagiography | ddc:090 | ddc:890 | ddc:060 | ddc:920

In all likelihood it was the German missionary Johann Ludwig Krapf who commissioned a manuscript with hagiographic texts about King Lālibalā in the first decade of the nineteenth century, in Šawā. This manuscript was eventually used by August Dillmann for his Lexicon li... View more