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Mobi ï Being a Record of Travel andResearch in Abyssinia in 1893 ´ James Theodore Bent Inning to unfold and which will I feel confident as discovery follows discovery place before our view a vast powerful and commercial empire almost outside the limits of the then known world contemporaneous with the best days of Egypt Phoenicia Greece and Romean empire which extended its discoveries to parts of the world which are now only being rediscovered and possessing a commerce which supplied the ancient world with its most valued luxuries spices rare woods ivory gold and precious stones These products came not from Arabia itself but were collected at various centres by the enterprise of the merchants of SabaeaThe impressions of inscriptions which we took and the photographs of the ruins now place the Sabaeans of Arabia by incontrovertible documentary evidence in the heart of Abyssinia as early as the 7th or 8th century BC whilst at the same time they show

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Book À The Sacred City of the Ethiopians Ì Being a Record of Travel andResearch in Abyssinia in 1893 Download ´ James theodore bent Ô [Reading] ➰ The Sacred City of the Ethiopians: Being a Record of Travel andResearch That paganism continued as the national religion down to a much later epoch than is supposed and that the Judaic influence in that country and the early conversion to Christianity may be relegated to the chapter of myths as far as this portion of Ethiopia is concernedI have endeavoured to set out our experiences in the country in as simple a narrative form as possible giving special attention to the religious observances of the primitive church which we came across on our way and the manners and customs of everyday lifeCONTENTSI ARRIVAL IN ETHIOPIAII STAY AT ASMARAIII EXPEDITION TO THE MONASTERY OF BIZENIV JOURNEY NORTHWARDSV ON THE ROAD TO ADOUAVI THE PORTUGUESE EPISODEVII STAY AT ADOUAVIII EXPEDITION TO YEHA AND ITS ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESULTSIX THE SACRED CITY OF THE ETHIOPIANSX ON THE ANTIUITIES OF AKSUMXI ON THE RETURN JOURNEYXII THE RUINED CITIES NEAR THE COAST

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The Sacred City of the Ethiopians Being a Record of Travel andResearch in Abyssinia in 1893 linked contentsJames Theodore Bent 1852 1897 was an English explorer archaeologist and author who in 1896 published the book The Sacred City of the Ethiopians Being a Record of Travel and Research in Abyssinia in 1893In 1893 he investigated the ruins of Axum and other places in northern Ethiopia which had previously made known in part by the researches of Henry Salt and others His book The Sacred City of the Ethiopians 1893 gives an account of this expeditionBent writesTHE FOLLOWING PAGES stand as a record of a four months' journey which my wife and I made in Abyssinia at the beginning of this year; Aksum the sacred city of the Ethiopians and the ancient capital of the country being the object towards which our steps were directedThe archaeological results prove of the highest interest and present us with another chapter in the early history which research is only just now beg