off-topic: Ethiopic

Søren Holst sh at
Tue Mar 20 08:36:28 EST 2001

A bit off-topic:

Would any of all you knowledgeable people know how one goes about acquiring
a copy of the classical Ethiopic (Ge'ez) translation of the Bible (primarily

As far as I can gather from the web, modern-day translations into Ge'ez have
been done, but what we need is an edition of the traditional text.

J. Oscar Boyd published the Ethiopic "Octateuch" (Genesis-Judges + Ruth) in
1905 and 1909-11, but Amazon is hardly likely to carry that :-)

Soren Holst
Univ. of Copenhagen

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