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  1. Ethiopia - Wikipedia

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    The Greek name Αἰθιοπία (from Αἰθίοψ, Aithiops, "an Ethiopian") is a compound word, derived from the two Greek words, from αἴθω + ὤψ (aitho "I burn" + ops "face"). According to the Liddell-Scott Jones Greek-English Lexicon, the designation properly translates as Burnt-face in noun form and red-brown in adjectival form.

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      Addis Ababa (Amharic: አዲስ አበባ, Addis Abäba IPA: [adˈdis...

    • Sahle-Work Zewde

      Sahle-Work Zewde (Ge'ez: ሳህለወርቅ ዘውዴ; born 21 February 1950)...

  2. Ethiopia is a country in the Horn of Africa. It has one of the longest and most well known histories as a country in Africa and the world. Ethiopia was one of the few countries in Africa that escaped the Scramble for Africa. It avoided being colonized until 1935, when it was invaded by the Italians, who took over the country.

  3. Aethiopia - Wikipedia

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    The Greek name Aithiopia (Αἰθιοπία, from Αἰθίοψ, Aithiops, 'an Ethiopian') is a compound derived of two Greek words: αἴθω (aitho, 'I burn') + ὤψ (ops, 'face'). According to the Perseus Project, this designation properly translates in noun form as burnt-face and in adjectival form as red-brown.

  4. History of Ethiopia - Wikipedia

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    The Ethiopian Empire (Abyssinia) was first founded by Ethiopian people in the Ethiopian Highlands. Due to migration and imperial expansion, it grew to include many other primarily Afro-Asiatic -speaking communities, including Oromos, Amhara, Somalis, Tigray, Afars, Sidama, Gurage, Agaw and Harari, among others.

  5. Languages of Ethiopia - Wikipedia

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    There are 86 individual languages indigenous to Ethiopia according to Ethnologue, with the 1994 Ethiopian census indicating that some 77 tongues were spoken locally. Most of these languages belong to the Afroasiatic family (Semitic and Cushitic languages; Omotic languages are also spoken, but their classification as Afroasiatic remains disputed).

  6. List of emperors of Ethiopia - Wikipedia

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    This article lists the Emperors of Ethiopia, from the founding of the Zagwe dynasty in the 9th/10th century until 1974, when the last Emperor from the Solomonic dynasty was deposed. Kings of Aksum and Dʿmt are listed separately due to numerous gaps and large flexibility in chronology.

    Name
    Notes
    Son of Mara Takla Haymanot
    Son of Mara Takla Haymanot
    Son of Mara Takla Haymanot
    Son of Germa Seyum
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  8. Slavery in Ethiopia - Wikipedia

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    Slavery in Ethiopia existed for centuries, going as far back as 1495 B.C. There are also sources indicating the export of slaves from the Aksumite Kingdom (100–940 AD). The practice formed an integral part of Ethiopian society, from its earliest days and well in to the 20th century so much so even Ethiopian rulers, including those who did not approve of the institution, such as Emperor ...

  9. Ephigenia of Ethiopia - Wikipedia

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    Saint Ephigenia of Ethiopia or Iphigenia of Ethiopia (Spanish: Efigenia; Portuguese: Ifigênia; French: Iphigénie; Greek: Ἰφιγένεια), also called Iphigenia of Abyssinia (1st century), is a folk saint whose life is told in the Golden Legend as a virgin converted to Christianity and then consecrated to God by St. Matthew the Apostle, who was spreading the Gospel to the region of ...

  10. Eritrean–Ethiopian War - Wikipedia

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    Ethiopia's offensive, codenamed Operation Sunset, began with an air attack on Assab airport by four Ethiopian fighter jets, followed by a massive artillery barrage against Eritrean positions on the Tsorona front, which was meant as a diversion to make the Eritreans prepare for an Ethiopian offensive against eastern or southern Eritrea. The ...