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The Sacred City of the Ethiopians

J. Theodore Bent

The Sacred City of the Ethiopians

Travels and Research in Abyssinia in 1893

by J. Theodore Bent

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Published by Trubner & Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa,
  • African history,
  • World history,
  • Africa - General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11909867M
    ISBN 101844530507
    ISBN 109781844530502
    OCLC/WorldCa52285395

    Kandake, kadake or kentake (Meroitic: 𐦲𐦷𐦲𐦡 kdke or 𐦲𐦴𐦲𐦡 ktke), often Latinised as Candace (Ancient Greek: Κανδάκη), was the Meroitic term for the sister of the king of Kush who, due to the matrilineal succession, would bear the next heir, making her a queen had her own court, probably acted as a landholder and held a prominent secular role as regent.   The Queen of Sheeba – Kebra Nagast. This volume contains an English translation of the famous Ethiopian work, Kebra Nagast, The Glory Of Kings. This book has been held in the highest honor in Ethiopia for several centuries and has been, and still is, venerated by the people as containing the final proof of their descent from the Hebrew.

    The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (and its daughter, the Eritrean Orthodox Church) accept various books according to either of the Narrower or the Broader Canons but always include the entire Catholic deuterocanon, The Prayer of Manasseh, 3 Ezra, 4 Ezra, and The Book of Josippon.   List all books. As a whole, books written in the Ge’ez language and on parchment are numerous. ~The Ethiopian Orthodox Church has 46 books of the Old Testament and 35 books of the New Testament that will bring the total of canonized books of the Bible to These are the following: THE HOLY BOOKS of the OLD TESTAMENT are: 1. Genesis 2. Exodus 3.

      This is a history of the Ethiopians from pre-history to the present day. Drawing on research in archeology, anthropology, linguistics and on recent historiography, the book charts the development of Ethiopian peoples and their society, placing emphasis on the African origins of Ethiopian civilization. The book opens with a review of Ethiopian prehistory, showing how the Ethiopian 5/5(1). In African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia, Roderick Grierson, ed., Pankhurst, Richard. A Social History of Ethiopia, Rahmato, Dessalegn. "Land Tenure and Land Policy in Ethiopia after the Derg." In Papers of the 12th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Harold Marcus, ed.,


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SWAN. With Illustrations. Menelik I is the traditional progenitor of the royal family of Aksum, who had founded the Kingdom of Solomon and was also the first Solomonic Emperor of Ethiopia.

The Sacred City of the Ethiopians is where Menelik had fled Egypt and also brought the ark of the covenant. The Kebra Nagast: The Lost Bible of Rastafarian Wisdom and Faith from Ethiopia and Jamaica Hardcover – Octo #N#Gerald Hausman (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Gerald Hausman Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central/5(68). Thus Menelik brought the Arc to Ethiopia, to the sacred city of Axum, where it has remained ever since.

Church of St. Mary of Zion with Treasury of the Arc of the Covenant in background In The Sign and the Seal, Graham Hancock presents a radically different explanation for the Arc’s disappearance.

Sacred sites of Ethiopia Seldom visited by foreign tourists over the past few decades due to its continuing political problems, Ethiopia is most well known as being the possible cradle of humankind.

Fossil remains (the famous Lucy) discovered in northeastern Ethiopia have been dated to roughly million years, making them the earliest known. At Addi Abouna is the residence of the Abouna, or head of all the Abyssinian Church, sent from the Ckjptic Church in Egypt.

At present, however, there)oy Google TIIE SACRED CITY OF THE ETHIOPIANS is a dispute between the Abyssiuian and Alexandrian Christians, and no Abouna now occupies this position. Full text of " The Sacred City of the Ethiopians: Being a Record of Travel and Research in Abyssinia in " See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on Hbrary shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books.

The world’s earliest illustrated Christian book has been saved by a British charity which located it at a remote Ethiopian monastery. The incredible Garima Gospels are named after a monk who arrived in the African country in the fifth century and is said to have copied them out in just one day.

The Sacred Books of the East is a monumental volume set of English translations of Asian religious texts, edited by Max Müller and published by the Oxford University Press between and It incorporates the essential sacred texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, and Islam.

All of the books are in the public domain in the United States, and most. Books to Borrow. Top Full text of "The sacred city of the Ethiopians; being a record of travel and research in Abyssinia in " See other formats.

In James Bent investigated the ruins of Axum and other places in northern Ethiopia, which had previously made known in part by the researches of Henry Salt and others. His book The Sacred City of the Ethiopians () gives an account of this : Adegi Graphics LLC. The Sacred City of the Ethiopians: Being a Record of Travel and Research in Abyssinia in (linked contents)/5.

The location of the Ethiopia in which the Bible student is primarily interested pertains to Candace and is in Africa south of Egypt. Citations above already mentioned its chief or capital city by which sometimes the kingdom itself was identified by non-Ethiopians.

Meroe was an island city in the Nile River system. Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire: Title Page Sacred Texts Africa Index Next p. title Wonderful Ethiopians OF THE Ancient Cushite Empire BY DRUSILLA DUNJEE HOUSTON. BOOK I. NATIONS OF THE CUSHITE EMPIRE.

MARVELOUS FACTS FROM AUTHENTIC RECORDS. THE UNIVERSAL PUBLISHING COMPANY OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA., U. File Size: KB. Many of these references place Ethiopia in a negative light. In the book of the prophet Ezekiel for example, we find a prophetic oracle against Ethiopia, Egypt, Arabia, Libya, and Turkey (Lud): A sword will come upon Egypt, and anguish will be in Ethiopia; when the slain fall in Egypt, they take away her wealth, And her foundations are torn down.

III ETHIOPIA AND EGYPT. Having viewed now the land and movements of African people in main outline, let us scan more narrowly the history of five main centers of activity and culture, namely: the valleys of the Nile and of the Congo, the borders of the great.

The best Amharic books ever, as voted on by the general Goodreads community. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.Books shelved as ethiopia: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, Beneath the Lion's Gaze by Maaza Mengiste, Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb, The.

It is a part of the entire book on 'The sacred books of the East' translated or compiled into English from the original Sanskrit version by Max Mueller. This contains the gist of 12 of the hundreds of principal Upanishads in the Hindu scriptures.

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