Jacopo Gnisci is an art historian specialising in Ethiopian Art and Christian manuscript illumination.
Vivid illuminated manuscripts show how important the cult of the Virgin Mary was to the emperor Zar’a Ya‘eqob
In the debate surrounding the Maqdala artefacts, the significance of the individual objects is often ignored
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