Ethiopia: A Cultural History [Vol I] [978-1-59907-085-8]


Author : Sylvia Pankhurst

ISBN Code : 978-1-59907-085-8
Pages number : 358
Format : Paperback

Ethiopia: A Cultural History captures Ethiopia’s multifaceted cultural life and the indigenous achievement of the Ethiopian people in this extensive survey of Ethiopian language and literature, music, architecture, painting and applied arts, pedagogy, and education. The depth and breadth of Sylvia Pankhurst’s knowledge and passion shines vividly in this two volume work and is supplemented by numerous illustrations and photographs, extracts from literature, and samples of music. 

Ancient Times; Arabian Nights; The Glory of Aksum; The Kebra Nagast; The Testimony of Alvarez; Language and Christian Culture; Oriental Christian Art; Early Christian Churches; The Monolithic Churches of Lalibela; The Round Church; Notes on Manuscripts; Literature Concerning the Virgin Mary; A Rich Store of Ancient Literature; The Christian Romance of Alexander the Great; Traditional Schools of the Church; Cultural Life 540–1520—A Brief Survey; The First Portuguese Mission; The Portuguese and The Ottoman Turks; Pero Pais 

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