Ethiopia, the Unknown Land: A Cultural and Historical Guide

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I.B.Tauris, 3 maj 2002 - 390
A result of a lifetime’s study of the mysterious country, this book is the first truly comprehensive work on the monuments and art of Ethiopia, as well as a literary companion to its land and history. Stuart Munro-Hay provides a valuable guide to the country’s architecture, geography, peoples, art, and history which covers all the major sites of the land from ancient times to the present.
 

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Munro-Hay (Aksum: An African Civilization of Late Antiquity; Ethiopia and Alexandria) is a leading Western authority on Ethiopian history and culture. In his latest book, he fills an existing void by ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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An Outline Survey of Ethiopian History
15
The Ethiopian Church
40
Foreign Travellers in Ethiopia
60
Gondar
69
Gondar Churches Qwesqwam and Islambet
142
Sites near Lake Tana
165
Harar
177
Lalibela
187
The Church of Yimrehana Krestos
225
Chronological Table
361
Select Bibliography
368
Index
374
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Stuart Munro-Hay is among the foremost Western authorities on Ethiopian history and culture. He has participated in archaeological expeditions there, and made frequent research visits to different areas of the country.

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