Three Ethiopian Christian Objects

Eyob Derillo, The British Library

This video explores three Christian Ethiopian objects, including a prayer book, an amulet scroll made for a female patron who is named in the text, and a book stand. This video is part of the digital exhibit, "Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads."


Further Reading and Viewing

For an extended conversation about these three objects see the video and accompanying materials on the "Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads" video page. 

See also the bibliography from the Hidden Stories Project website.


This video was originally produced for the "Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads" digital exhibit in 2022.

Derillo, Eyob, "Three Ethiopian Christian Objects," Middle Ages for Educators, April 8, 2024. Accessed [date].