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Attibutes list

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This is a closed list of allowed values

value definition
guard
centerfold
spinefold
sidestitches
mainSewing
slitBraid
linkStitch
textile
mirror
additionalLeatherPatch
cordiaAfricana
oleaAfricana
cedar
eucalyptus
juniper
hageniaAbyssinica
acacia
ficus
crotonMacrostachyus
euphorbia
ekebergia
podocarpus
plywood
patternA
patternA1
patternA2
patternA3
patternA4
patternA5
patternA6
patternA7
patternB
patternC
patternC1
tripleStraightLine
doubleStraightLine
singleStraightLine
crissCross
doubleCircle
singleCircle
crescent
XForm
palmShape
rosette
corniForm
grid
VForm
wavyLine
zigZag
motherOfWater
straightStrapwork
curveStrapwork
animalThread
vegetableThread
syntheticThread
tannedSkin
ApocryphaPseudoepigrapha works of unknown or doubtful authorship rejected from the set of the canonical scriptures, e.g., the book of Enoch, Jubilees, Herma, the Miracles of Mary, the Miracles of Jesus, Maṣḥafa ṭomār, the apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, etc.
animal animal
arch arch
architecture architecture
bird bird
canopy canopy
codex canopy
censer censer
codex codex
column column
cross cross
crown crown
curtain curtain
dragon dragon
eucharist eucharist
globe globe
maniple maniple
prayerstaff prayer staff
rod rod
scale scale
scroll scroll
shield shield
spear spear
sponge sponge
sword sword
twothieves two thieves
vestment vestment
AksumiteStyle Aksumite Style
FirstSolomonicStyle First Solomonic Style
SecondSolomonicStyle Second Solomonic Style
ThirdSolomonicStyle Third Solomonic Style
FirstGondarineStyle First Gondarine Style
SecondGondarineStyle Second Gondarine Style
PostGondarineStyle Post Gondarine Style
ModernStyle Modern Style
ShortCycle Short Cycle
LongCycle Long Cycle
angel angel
attribute attribute
bearded bearded
beardless beardless
deadjesus deadjesus
demon demon
donordepiction donordepiction
emptycross emptycross
handGod handGod
hodegetria hodegetria
HolySpirit HolySpirit
livingjesus livingjesus
interlace interlace
gesture gesture
gestureblessing gestureblessing
gesturecrossed gesturecrossed
gesturecrossed gesturecrossed
gesturegrief gesturegrief
gestureorans gestureorans
gesturewitnessing gesturewitnessing
halo halo
mandorla mandorla
saluspopuli saluspopuli
seated seated
standing standing
sunandmoon sunandmoon
tetramorph tetramorph
Gon Gondarine (1632-1769 CE)
Paks1 Postaksumite I (1200-1433 CE)
Paks2 Postaksumite II (1434-1632 CE)
Aks Aksumite (300-700 CE )
ZaMa Zamana Masāfǝnt (1769-1855 CE)
MoPe Modern Period (1855-1974 CE)
ArarayMode ʾArārāy musical mode
EzelMode ʿƎzǝl musical mode
GeezMode Gǝʿǝz musical mode
Vocabulary
Apocrypha
Pseudoepigrapha
Miracle
NewTestament biblical books belonging to the New Testament.
OldTestament biblical books belonging to the Old Testament.
Bible works belonging to the biblical canon, subdivided into the Old and New Testament.
Biography works containing the description of the life events of an individual.
CanonLaw works containing regulations for the government of the Christian organizations, e.g., the Sinodos, the Fətḥa Nagaśt, the Śərʿata faws manfasāwi.
TigrinyaLiterature works containing texts of unspecified Tigrinya subject.
Fiction works containing fiction.
Translation works containing a translation.
AmharicLiterature works containing texts of unspecified Amharic subject.
BetaEsraelLiterature works containing texts of unspecified Jewish subject.
ChristianLiterature works containing texts of unspecified Christian subject.
Hagiography works and collections of works containing the Vita (Life) of a saint, included the cycles of miracles performed by the saint himself, as well as Acts and Passiones of martyrs.
HistoryAndHistoriography works containing land grants, Amharic historical works of the 19th century which cannot be labelled chronicles, the history of churches and monasteries, biographies etc.
Chronicles works containing royal and other chronicles e.g., Tārik za-Walda ʿAmid, Zenā ʾAyhud and various treatises of Ethiopian history.
Homily works and collections of works containing homiletic texts to be read on the occasion of specific commemorative days, e.g., the homiliaries in honour of Michael and Gabriel, Dərsāna sanbat krəstiyan, Dərsān māḥyāwi, Dərsāna madḫāne ʿalam, etc.
IslamicLiterature works containing texts of Islamic subject.
Koran manuscripts containing the Koran.
LegalDocument texts that formally record grants and rights to institutions and individuals, such as land charters, donation acts, land grants.
Liturgy works containing directives for the liturgy of the office services (except for the mass and rituals like weddings and funerals), e.g., Maṣḥafa nəfq, the Horologium, etc.
Chants works containing chants, hymns and antiphons to be sung for liturgical purposes, e.g., Dəggʷā, Ṣoma dəggʷā, Məʿərāf, Zəmmāre, Mawāśəʾət.
Lectionary works containing scriptural readings to be read on various religious occasions (fast, feasts, liturgical periods), e.g. Maṣḥafa gəṣṣəw, Maṣḥafa ʾaśləti, etc.
Rituals See Rituals and Rites.
RitualsAndRites works containing directives for the celebration of religious offices such as weddings and funerals, e.g., Maṣḥafa taklil and Maṣḥafa gənzat.
Missal works containing liturgical instructions for the celebration of the mass, e.g. Maṣḥafa qəddāse.
Magic works containing magic texts, prayers and formulas to be recited or carried along for healing and as a protection from demons, diseases and natural accidents, e.g. Maftəḥe śərāy, etc.
Medicine works containing medical texts and recipes for healing.
Miscellanea works containing texts of various unspecified nature.
MonasticLiterature works containing texts to be read for the education and edification of the monastic community members, e.g., Mār Yəsḥāq, Filkəsyos, ʾAragāwi manfasāwi, etc.
NaturalSciences works containing observations and investigations into a number of natural phenomena.
Other works belonging to other literary genres.
Poetry works containing praises, ʿarke-hymns, salām-hymns, malkəʾ, songs and canticles, texts subdivided into stanzas, rhymed texts.
Prayers works containing prayers, supplications and invocations to God and other revered entities.
Religion
Philosophy works containing philosophical texts and sentences, as Maṣḥafa falāsfā ṭabibān
Theology works containing patristic texts dealing with theological subjects, e.g. Qerəllos, Hāymānota ʾAbaw, the Five Pillars of Mystery, etc.
Commentary exegetical works containing the interpretation of biblical texts, e.g, the Tərgʷāme and ʾAndəmtā corpus.
Chronography works containing texts for the calculation of the moveable feasts and for other calendrical computes, e.g., ʾAbušākər, Bāḥra ḥassāb.
GoldenGospel A particular type of a manuscript - usually a main copy of the Four Gospels of a church - where documents (land charters, foundation charters, etc) concerning the place are collected.
ChristianContent Items belonging to the Christian tradition which do not contain text, such as miniature collections.

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  • Pietro Maria Liuzzo on 2018-04-24: stub of page