Languages of God: sacred scripts of Ethiopia and Eritrea

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From an Ethiopic manuscript comprising the Four Gospels: David, MS Aeth. d. 19
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Languages of God: sacred scripts of Ethiopia and Eritrea

 27 July - 13 October 2019

 Admission free

Sacred Scripts of Ethiopia and Eritrea

Ge’ez is one of the world’s ancient languages and is still used in the churches of Ethiopia and Eritrea. 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.

 Location

Blackwell Hall, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

 Wheelchair access

The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible.

 Admission

Admission free.

 Opening times

Monday to Friday - 9am-5pm
Saturday - 9am-4.30pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm

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