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Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project: Volume 2: Codices 106-200, Magic Scrolls 135-284
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Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project: Volume 2: Codices 106-200, Magic Scrolls 135-284 (Paperback)

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The Catalog of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP), volume 2, provides a full catalog for EMIP codex numbers 106 through 200, and magic scrolls 135 through 284. Each catalog entry for the codices provides a full physical description, a listing of contents (with incipits), illuminations, varia (known works added later), notes on codicology and scribal practice, as well as a full quire map. Opening articles provide an introduction to the collection and its codicology, and an introduction to this set of Ethiopian scrolls of spiritual healing. Seven indices (general, works in the codices, names in the codices, miniatures in the codices, scribal practices, works in the scrolls, and names in the scrolls) provide quick access for researchers.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksBibliographies, catalogues, discographiesReligion & BeliefsChristianity Publisher: James Clarke & Co Ltd Publication Date: 31/01/2013 ISBN-13: 9780227173848  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr Veronika Six, protegee of the late Ernst Hammerschmidt, is a scholar of Ethiopian and African studies, ethnology, and educational science. Six is employed in the German project, Union Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts in German Collections (KOHD) where she works on the Ethiopian and Coptic Christian-Arabic manuscripts, which are in the State and University Library at Hamburg. This project has published its findings in the series Verzeichnis der Handschriften in Deutschland (VOHD). Working with diverse Ethiopic texts as source materials, she has published several articles on history, religion, codicology, and art. Steve Delamarter is Professor of Old Testament at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Director of the EMIP, Chair of the Society of Biblical Literature's Consultation on the Ethiopic Bible and Literature, and Project Co-Director in the British Library Endangered Archives Programme project in the Manuscripts and Archives Department of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Delamarter is also head of the steering committee for the Textual History of the Ethiopic Old Testament (THEOT) Project. Kesis Melaku Terefe is a priest in the Virgin Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Los Angeles, California. He served as cataloguer of the Wolf Leslau collection of Ethiopian manuscripts at the Charles E. Young Research Library at UCLA, and for the Robert Garrett collection of Ethiopic manuscripts at the Princeton University Library. Getatchew Haile is a MacArthur Fellow who has also taught for over ten years at the Haile Sellassie I (now Addis Ababa) University, Addis Ababa (Ethiopic) before he moved to the United States in 1976. Getatchew is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy and has served the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University (Collegeville, Minnesota) as Curator of the Ethiopian Study Center, as Regents Professor of Medieval Studies, and as Cataloguer of Oriental Manuscripts, Emeritus. Jeremy R. Brown works in the EMIP as director of digitization and technology. In 2008 and 2009, he served on a digitization team that worked in Ethiopia to digitize about 1,200 manuscripts. Between January and June 2010, he served as Director of Digitization and Conservation in the Endangered Archives Programme grant to digitize the collection at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Erik C. Young worked on the staff of the EMIP in manuscript digitization and physical descriptions. In December of 2008 and January of 2009, he served on a digitization team that worked in Ethiopia to digitize about 1,200 manuscripts.

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