a few favourite images from the Homilitary and Miracles of the Archangel Michael manuscript...
Homilitary and Miracles of the Archangel Michael Ethiopia (Gondari) late 17th century
Tempera and ink on parchment
The archangel Michael, whose cult first emerged under the patronage of the Emperor Zar'a Ya'eqob, remains the most venerated archangel in Ethiopia, largely due to his role as an intercessor on behalf of the faithful.
interesting exhibition and text here > Art That Heals: The Image as Medicine in Ethiopia