Dabra Berhān Śellāsē Church - HMML Repository

Dabra Berhān Śellāsē Church

A former capital of Shewa, Dabra Berhān lies just over 100 km northeast of Addis Ababa. The town's Trinity (Śellāsē) church preserves a manuscript collection of several dozen codices, 46 of which were microfilmed by the EMML.


  • Collection

  • Country

    Ethiopia
  • City

    Shewa Province
  • Repository

    Dabra Berhān Śellāsē Church
  • Project Codes

    EMML
  • Project Numbers

    EMML 1874-1876, 1878-1900, 1902-1909, 1911-1913, 1915, 1917-1924
  • Type

    Digital, Microform
  • Microfilm Reels

    46
  • Date Preserved

    1975
  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Ge'ez; Amharic
  • Bibliography

    Sergew Hable-Selassie, Lists of Manuscripts of Some Churches in Shewa Province (1970/1972); Getatchew Haile and William F. Macomber, A Catalogue of Ethiopian Manuscripts Microfilmed for the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library, Addis Ababa, and for the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, Collegeville. Vol. V: Project Numbers 1501-2000 (Collegeville, 1981)
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections