Dabra Zamaddo Monastery - HMML Repository

Dabra Zamaddo Monastery

The monastery of Dabra Zamaddo possesses one of the largest, most important and diverse libraries in Lāstā, the former center of the Ethiopian kingdom. A portion of its holdings dating from as early as the 13th c. until the 20th c. were microfilmed by the EMML.


  • Collection

  • Country

    Ethiopia
  • City

    Wallo Province
  • Repository

    Dabra Zamaddo Monastery
  • Project Codes

    EMML
  • Project Numbers

    EMML 6832-6844, 6965-6996, 6998-7002, 7008, 7055-7056, 7059, 7061-7066, 7265, 7275, 7288-7289, 7306-7307, 7309, 7313-7314, 7316, 7324, 7330, 7333, 7654-7660, 7662-7663
  • Type

    Digital, Microform
  • Microfilm Reels

    72
  • Date Preserved

    1978-1980
  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Ge'ez; Amharic
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections