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Ethiopian Scribal Practice 7

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by Steve Delamarter, Marilyn Heldman, Jeremy R. Brown

    • Author

      Steve Delamarter

    • Book Format

      Hardcover

    • Publisher

      Pickwick Publications

    • Published

      November 2014

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    Product Description

    There are many stories to tell about the Ethiopic manuscripts in the collection of the Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa. The stories about the content of the manuscripts are told in the catalogue (EMTS volume 13). But this volume recounts stories about the book culture that produced the manuscripts. One study provides a general introduction to Ethiopian Christian codicology and the scribal practices in evidence in the collection. Another focuses on the particular story of scribal errors and corrections. And a final study provides an art-historical account of all of the illuminations contained in the collection--even down to the crude drawings in pencil that adorn some pages. Books contain texts. But they are witnesses, first and foremost, to a particular people, at a particular place, at a particular moment in time, who had a particular way of making and using their books. The content of their books tells us about the community's past, about the authoritative texts from antiquity which they valued. But their book culture tells us about their present, about the history of the reception of those works among these people in order to articulate in the present their identity and ethos.

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    • Author

      Steve Delamarter

    • Book Format

      Hardcover

    • Publisher

      Pickwick Publications

    • Published

      November 2014

    • Weight

      414g

    • Dimensions

      153 x 229 x 12 mm

    • ISBN

      9781498226684

    • ISBN-10

      149822668X

    • Eden Code

      6139439

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    • Author/Creator: Steve Delamarter

    • ISBN: 9781498226684

    • Publisher: Pickwick Publications

    • Release Date: November 2014

    • Weight: 414g

    • Dimensions: 153 x 229 x 12 mm

    • Eden Code: 6139439


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