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The Life of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Dabra Libanos and the Miracles of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Darba Libanos and the Book of the Riches of Kings. The Ethiopic texts, from the British Museum ms. Oriental 723, edited with English translations, to which is added an English translation of the Waldebbn version

The Life of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Dabra Libanos and the Miracles of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Darba Libanos and the Book of the Riches of Kings. The Ethiopic texts, from the British Museum ms. Oriental 723, edited with English translations, to which is added an English translation of the Waldebbân version The Life of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Dabra The Life of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Dabra The Life of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Dabra The Life of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Dabra The Life of Takla Haymanot in the Version of Dabra
Publisher Information: London Privately printed for Lady Meux

1/250. Folio. 2 volumes. Colored frontispiece. Vol. 1: [8], lxii, 243, vol. 2: [244]-388, [389]-396, 141pp. Original blind embossed maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine. Marbled page edges and endpapers. Text of English translation printed on one side. This remarkable work is considered to be the most useful source on the life and teachings of Takla Haymanot, the 13th century Ethiopian monk and religious teacher. Takla Haymanot is significant for being the only Ethiopian Saint popular both amongst Ethiopians and outside that country. In this stunning hagiography of the Saint, magnificently illustrated with 165 full page chromolithograhs by William Griggs, E.A. Wallis Budge has translated a text discovered in Debre Libanos, and attributed to one Tkl S'ion.Content:[ v. 1] Introduction. I. The life of Feshha Seyn, whom Christ surnamed Takla Hymnt, according to the version of Dabra Libns, by Gabra Maskal.--[v. 2] II. The book of the history of the translation of the body of ... Takla Hymnt, which took place seven and fifty years after his death, and was revealed by the Holy Spirit to John Kam. III. The Book of the miracles of ... Takla Hymnt, which was compiled by Abb Peter. IV. The Book of the riches of kings by Takla Hymnt. V. Life of Takla Hymnt--according to the version of Waldebb. VI. Index. VII. The Ethiopic texts : 1. The life of Takla Hymnt--according to the version of Dabra Lbns. 2. The Miracles of Takla Hymnt. 3. The Book of the riches of kings.Minor age wear and scuffing on binding. Both volumes tight. Exterior and interior in very good condition. Colors of plates are rich and vibrant. Scarce.

Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 22957

Price: $6,000.00

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