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Ff. 1r–28v: Ordinary of the mass, beginning with Morning Prayer of the Covenant, with musical notation; ff. 28v–37v: Anaphora of the Apostles, ቅዳሴ ሐዋርያት, with musical notation; ff. 38r–39v: Anaphora of Gregory Nazanzia, ጎርጎርዮስ: ዘእንዚናዙ; ff. 41r–43r: Anaphora of Our Lord, ቅዳሴ እግዚእ. ff. 43r–44v: Anaphora of Dioscorus, ቅዳሴ ዲዮስቆሮስ; ff. 44v–51v: Anaphora of Our Lady Mary attributed to Cyriacus of Bəhənsa, ቅዳሴ ማርያም; ff. 52r–58r: Anaphora of John, Son of Thunder, ቅዳሴ ዮሐንስ ወልደ ነጐድጓድ; ff. 58r–63r: Anaphora of the 318 Orthodox Fathers, ቅዳሴ ዘሠለስቱ ምዕት; ff. 63v–67r: Anaphora of John Chrysostom, ቅዳሴ ዮሐንስ አፈወርቅ; ff. 67r–70v: Anaphora of Epiphanius, ቅዳሴ ኤጲፋንዮስ; ff. 71r–77v: Anaphora of Athanasius the Apostolic, ቅዳሴ አትናቴዎስ; ff. 78r–81v: Anaphora of Jacob of Serugh, ቅዳሴ ያዕቆብ ዘሥሩግ; ff. 82r–85r: Anaphora of Gregory, brother of Basil, ቅዳሴ ጎርጎርዮስ እኅወ ባስልዮስ; ff. 85r–91r: Anaphora of Basil of Caesarea, ቅዳሴ ባስልዮስ; ff. 91r–95r: Anaphora of Cyril of Alexandria, ቅዳሴ ቄርሎስ; ff. 95v–96r: blank folios; f. 96v: calendar of observation of canon law, written in a different hand.
Manuscript in an unidentified hand, containing a missal.
1721–1726 (f. 1r mentions the 7,221st year of creation [=1721], and “the month of February (Yakatit) ... in the time of our King, Bakafa [1721–1730]; f. 19v mentions Abba Petros = Peter VI, 1718–1726, and Abba Krestodolu III, 1720–1735; the overlap between the three dates—king, Coptic Patriarch, and Ethiopian Abuna—is 1721–1726); the colophon itself mentions the eighth year of Bakafa’s reign, i.e., 1729.
F. 19v mentions Abba Petros = Peter VI, 1718–1726, and Abba Krestodolu III, 1720–1735. The overlap between the three dates (King and Coptic Patriarch and Ethiopian Abuna) is 1721–1726.
In wooden boards, with four chain stitches, leather bound, two columns, 22-23 lines per page, black and red ink. Fine fabric is visible between the pastedowns of the front and back covers. Double slip mahdar.
Introductory colophon to the manuscript: "In the name of the Father and Son and Holy Spirit, one God. How we remember the calculation of the year of our Lord Jesus Christ since we are in the year of Matthew the Evangelist, may He keep us until the year of Mark (the Evangelist), in the 7,221st year of creation [=1721], since there is no epact for [the ringing of] its bell, the month of February (Yakatit), the fourth day and seventh night, in the time of our King, Bakafa [1721-1730], in the eighth year after he became king, this book was written." [Text is damaged.]
- 96 ff : on parchment ; 200 x 170 mm
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- Ethiopic MSS 30
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Manuscripts, Ethiopic--Ethiopia--18th century.
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