The Anglo-Ethiopian Society

Exhibition - Languages of God - sacred scripts of Ethiopia and Eritrea

Bodleian Library

From Saturday 27th July 2019 to Sunday 13th October 2019

Monday to Friday 9.00 - 17.00, Saturday 9:00 - 16:30, Sunday 11:00 - 17:00, Blackwell Hall, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG

The Bodleian has a collection of over 100 manuscripts from Ethiopia and Eritrea. Many of these are beautifully illustrated and written in Ge‘ez, the liturgical language of the Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Churches.

Members of Ethiopian and Eritrean communities living in the UK have worked together to curate a selection of vibrant and beautiful books produced by this scholarly and devout African culture.

Admission free. No need to book.

More information can be found on the Bodleian Library website.

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