Encyclopaedia Aethiopica: He-N
Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, 2007 - History - 1211 pages
Following volume 1 (987 articles from letter A to letter C) andvolume 2 (1061 articles from D to Ha) the present volumeincludes articles ranging alphabetically from He to O.The Encyclopaedia focuses on the cultural region consistingof Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti as well as parts of theSudan and Somalia. It additionally covers the relationshipsof the core zone with other regions, including Oriental andOccidental countries. The central thematic areas are history, languages, literatures, ethnology, religion, culture, societyand arts. While most of the articles gear towardshistory, many also cover recent political and economical developments.Biographic entries provide information on personalitieswho played an important role in cultural or sociallife, or who have contributed greatly to our knowledge of theregion. 275 authors from 40 countries have merged theirefforts to present known and innovative research results inover 1050 articles; illustrations and maps offer additional information.The use is facilitated by cross references as wellas comprehensive bibliographic references
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
19th cent 20th cent abba Abyssinia Addis Ababa Addis Ababa University Aethiopica Ahmad Aksum Aksumite Amharic Arabia Arabic Asmara became Beta cAfar CARLO CONTI ROSSINI centre Cerulli Christian Chronicle church clan colonial court cultural Dabra ddggazmac dynasty East Egypt EMML Emperor ENRICO CERULLI Eritrea Ethio Ethiopian Studies ethnic Fiaccadori fols Gabra Gac3Z Giyorgis Goggam Gondar Greek groups Hadiyya Harar Hayla Sallase Haylu highlands History Holy Homily ibid inscriptions Islamic Italian Iyasu Kafa king kingdom Konso Krastos Kunama Lake Tana Lalibala land language later London Manibk Maryam Massawa military mission missionary Muhammad Muslim Orientale Oromo Paris PICES political Red Sea region reign religious repr RICHARD PANKHURST ritual Roma royal rulers saints sayh social Solomonic dynasty Somali South storia Sudan Tagray Takla Haymanot Tewodros tion traditional Walda Wallo Wiesbaden Yohannas