THE BOOK OF ENOCH, AS TRANSLATED FROM PROFESSOR DILLMANN’S ETHIOPIC TEXT, EDITED BY R.H. CHARLES, M.A., C.1893
ETHIOPIC (GE’EZ) LITERATURE/ JUDEO-CHRISTIAN APOCRYPHA THE BOOK OF ENOCH, AS TRANSLATED FROM PROFESSOR DILLMANN’S ETHIOPIC TEXT, EDITED BY R.H. CHARLES, M.A., C.1893, There are a number of rare and recently recovered books and discovered documents, including the present volume published by The Lion of Judah Society of His Imperial Majesty; this ancient Ethiopic [GE'EZ] MS entitled, “METS’HAFE HENOK” is one of the most ancient and important of these rare documents. The Book of Enoch (also 1 Enoch) is an ancient Black Judaic religious work, traditionally ascribed to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah. It is not part of the biblical canon as used by Jews, apart from Beta Israel. It is regarded as canonical by the Ethiopian Orthodox [TEWAHEDO] Church and Eritrean Orthodox Church, but no other Christian group. The Ethiopic Church, reckons 1 Enoch as an inspired document the Ethiopic text is the original one, written by Enoch himself the first to write letters, or Ethiopic.