Category: middle Ages

The Chronicle of the Ethiopian King Susenyos – ዓለሙ ኃይሌ (ትርጓሜ)፣ የኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ (፲፭፻፺፯-፲፮፻፳፭) የዐፄ ሱስንዮስ ዜና መዋዕል፤(ከግእዝ ወደ አማርኛ፡)፤2005.

This is an annotated Amharic translation of the Chronicle of the Ethiopian King Susenyos (1597-1625 Ethiopian Calendar), originally written in Ethiopic. The book, published in 2013, has 247 pages. Its introduction offers interesting information on the socio-religious and political context for a better understanding of the reign of King Susenyos. The Chronicle is particularly interesting …

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Christianity in Nubia. History and Gestalt of an African church

Roland Werner, Das Christentum in Nubien. Geschichte und Gestalt einer afrikanischen Kirche,  Berlin: LIT 2013, 520 S. = Studien zur Orientalischen Kirchengeschichte 48), ISBN978-3-643-12196-7 Here is a short presentation in English of the book of Roland Werner. A longer presentation and review is written her in German. Christianity in Nubia is almost unknown, though it …

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