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1344 Deaths - Gersonides, Amda Seyon I of Ethiopia, William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury, Simone Martini, Oliver Ingham (Paperback) Loot Price: R381
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Chapters: Gersonides, Amda Seyon I of Ethiopia, William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury, Simone Martini, Oliver Ingham, Alexander de Kininmund, Mieszko of Bytom, Jaghmini, Constantine Ii, King of Armenia, Thomas Charlton, Otto I, Duke of Pomerania, Jewna, Ulrich Iii, Count of Wurttemberg, Chunghye of Goryeo, Raoul I of Brienne, Count of Eu, Otto the Mild, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, Robert de Clifford, 3rd Baron de Clifford, Galvano Fiamma, Shihab Ad-Din Ahmad, Abu Hayyan Al Gharnati, Henry Iv of Bar. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 80. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Amda Seyon (also Amde Tsiyon and other variants, Ge'ez amda iyn, Amharic mde iyn, "Pillar of Zion") was Emperor of Ethiopia (13141344; throne name Gebre Mesqel Ge'ez gabra masal, Amh. gebre mesel, "slave of the cross"), and a member of the Solomonic dynasty. According to the British expert on Ethiopia, Edward Ullendorff, "Amde Tseyon was one of the most outstanding Ethiopian kings of any age and a singular figure dominating the Horn of Africa in the fourteenth century." His conquests of Muslim borderlands greatly expanded Ethiopian territory and power in the region, maintained for centuries after his death. Amda Seyon asserted the strength of the newly (1270) installed Solomonic dynasty and therefore legitimized it. These expansions further provided for the spread of Christianity to frontier areas, sparking a long era of proselytization, Christianization, and integration of previously peripheral areas. It is argued that there is sufficient evidence to show that Amda Seyon was the son of Wedem Arad. However, when a deputation of monks led by Basalota Mikael accused him of incest for marrying Emperor Wedem Arad's concubine Jan Mogassa and threatened to excommunicate him, he claimed to be the biological son of the Empe...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=181370

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-13670-7
Barcode: 9781155136707
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LSN: 1-155-13670-5

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