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Preserving heritage: Ethiopian quest to recreate ancient manuscripts • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE24, 01 Jun 2023
Armed with a bamboo ink pen and a steady hand, Ethiopian Orthodox priest Zelalem Mola carefully copies text in the ancient Ge'ez language from a religious book onto a goatskin parchment. This painstaking task is preserving an ancient tradition, all the while bringing him closer to God, says the 42-year-old.
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