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King Ezana (Abreha)

Abreha, also known as King Ezana, was a fourth-century c.e. king who converted to Christianity and subsequently established this faith as the state religion in Axum (Aksum), part of modern-day Ethiopia.

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Debre Damo Monastery

Debre Damo is the name of a flat-topped mountain, or amba, and a 6th century monastery in northern Ethiopia. The mountain is steeply rising plateau of trapezoidal shape, about 1000 by 400 meters in...

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Tigrai rock hewn churches

Over 125 rocks hewn churches are recorded in Tigray region. The rock churches of Tigrai do not function primarily as tourist attraction they were generally excavated using a very different method from that at...

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Aksum

Aksum, believed to be founded in the 2nd century B.C, was once the capital city of one of the world’s four superpowers. One text is reported to have labeled Aksum as ”the royal throne...

Some fact about the People of Tigray

Some fact about the People of Tigray

The Tigray people Location: The Tigray people live in the northern highlands of Ethiopia´s Tigray regional state. The term Tigray is used in Ethiopia for both the people and their region. The Tigray people...