Posts Tagged “ethiopia”
Ithiopia still follows the Orthodox Julian calendar which consists of 12 months of 30 days and a 13th month, Pagume, of five or six days, depending on whether or not it is a leap year.
Ethiopia was the only African country that was still completely free from European domination at the end of the 19th Century. This does not mean that no European country had tried to take over Ethiopia.
The “Rastafari Live” site is making ” My Life and Ethiopia’s Progress -the Autobiography of Emperor Haile Sellassie I ” available on-line at this address: http://rastafarilive.com/autobiography-1/index.htm
A new documentary called Tezeta (The Ethiopian Armenians) discusses the Armenian-Ethiopian connection.
Tradition has it that Balthasar, one of the Three Kings, was from Ethiopia, and is often depicted as a Black man even in the West.
On Wednesday 22nd July Dr Robbie Shilliam delivered a researched paper on the Ethio-Italian conflict that precipitated World War II.
At talk given by Dr. Robbie Shilliam: Reader in International Relations at Queen Mary University of
London to the Anglo-Ethiopian Society and guests at SOAS, London UK, 22nd July 2015