By E. A. Wallis Budge
This is the second one quantity of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge’s narrative account of Ethiopian historical past, and maintains the chronicle of the Kings of Abyssinia the place the 1st quantity ended: the demise of Lebna Dengel in 1540.
The record of kings ends with the Regent R?s Tafari, who nonetheless reigned on the time of first ebook in 1928. Thereafter, the writer devotes enormous recognition to an outline of the cultural, social and political idiosyncrasies of the Ethiopian humans: literature, spells and magic, structure, ethnography, the alphabet, and a variety of different engrossing themes. This fabric enhances the narrative background, assisting to situate the deeds of the kings and the fortunes in their humans in a broader context.
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A History of Ethiopia: Volume II (Routledge Revivals): Nubia and Abyssinia: 2 by E. A. Wallis Budge