Flashcards in Ethiopia Deck (19)
Who were the major ancient Ethiopian people?
Where were the Shebans based?
When did the Shebans exist?
Which kingdom came about after the fall of the Shebans?
Where was the Aksumite capital?
When were the Aksumites prominent and most powerful?
Where did the Aksumites control?
Ethiopia, n Yemen
What language did the Aksumites speak?
What language family does Ge'ez belong to?
Where is Ge'ez used today?
Liturgy of Ethiopian Catholic Church
What funded the Aksumite empire?
Ports used by merchants
What year were the Aksumites Christianised?
c 300 AD
What happened in Ethiopia between 900 and 1000?
Which dynasty ruled in Ethiopia between 900-1270?
Where were the Zagoues centred?
Lasta, south of Aksum
What did the Zagoues build?
How many Zagoue kings were there?
We don't know
Who replaced the Zagoues?