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A Chronicle of Emperor Yohannes IV (1872-89)

A Chronicle of Emperor Yohannes IV (1872-89)

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Published by F. Steiner in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • John -- IV, -- King of Ethiopia, -- 1839-1889.,
  • Ethiopia -- History -- 1490-1889.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bairu Tafla.
    SeriesÄthiopistische Forschungen -- Bd. 1
    ContributionsBairu Tafla.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p. :
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22013503M
    ISBN 103515023046

      The present work is a fruit of a most thoroughly researched, well documented, and well written account of one of the most important modern Ethiopian Emperors, Yohannes IV () Dej. Dr Zewede, was not only a scion of the Emperor himself but he has also researched every detail about the Emperor closely.5/5(5). The chronicle of the fifteenth century Emperor Zara Yaqob is a very different type of document. It is largely concerned with political matters and devotes much attention to the Emperor s methods of government and gives us many revealing glimpses of the system of administration.

    The first is the fourteenth-century Chronicle of Popes and Emperors, a translation and abbreviation of Martinus Polonus's thirteenth-century Chronicon Pontificum et Imperatorum; it served as a reference book for clerics and religious institutions, providing some biographies.5/5(1). Chronicle of the Roman Emperors is the first book to focus on the succession of rulers of imperial Rome, using timelines and other visual aids throughout. Now no one need be in any doubt as to who built the Colosseum or when Rome was sacked by the Goths: the Chronicle provides the answers, quickly and authoritatively. This is only one aspect, however, of the book's value.

    To be credible, the authors of the Module must quote the decree from which they found this information. It is undeniable that the Emperor Yohannes IV () has asked people whose ancestors were forcibly converted to Islam to be converted to Christianity. But that was an aberration, and not the normal operation of the Orthodox Church. Yohannes IV - Emperor of Ethiopia born in Tembien, Ethiopian Empire; Isaias Afwerki – The first President of Eritrea. Gebrehiwot Baykedagn – was an Ethiopian doctor, economist, and intellectual. Zera Yacob – Ethiopian philosopher; Sebhat Ephrem – Canada: 10,


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Get this from a library. A Chronicle of Emperor Yohannes IV [the fourth]: (). [Bairu Tafla.; Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section);].

Yohannes IV (Tigrinya ትግርኛ: ዮሐንስ ፬ኛ, Rabaiy Yōḥānnis; horse name "Abba Bezba"; 11 July – 10 March ), born Lij Kaśa Mercha and contemporaneously also known in English as Johannes or John IV, was ruler of Tigray from toand Emperor of Ethiopia, King of Zion, and King of Kings from to He is remembered as one of the leading architects Predecessor: Tekle Giyorgis II.

A Chronicle of Emperor Yohannes IV [the fourth]: () Responsibility ed. by Bairu Tafia. Edition 1. Aufl. Imprint Wiesbaden: Steiner, John IV, Negus of Ethiopia, Ethiopia > History > > Sources. Ethiopia > Kings and rulers > Biography. Bibliographic information.

Publication date A Chronicle of Emperor Yohannes IV [the fourth]: () / ed. by Bairu Tafia. Edition: 1. Aufl. Publication: Wiesbaden: Steiner, Series. Re-imagining Empire: Ethiopian Political Culture under Y ohannis IV ( The Red Sea Press posthumously published Yohannes IV of Ethiopia: A Political Biography, first put out by the Clarendon Press innow revised and updated by the book is organized into thirteen chapters and supplemented by nine appendices that greatly enriched the respective chapters and more specifically the historical themes of the text, and this becomes.

Emperor Yohannes IV () Following Emperor Tewodros's death, a struggle for succession took place between Tekle Giorgis and his brother-in-law, Dejezmach Kassa of Tigray. InDejezmach Kassa of Tigray defeated Tekle Giorgis ( ) and was crowned under the name Yohannes IV.

Biography Early life. Leul Araya Selassie Yohannes was born in Enderta, a part of Tigray in Ethiopia in /70, the legitimate son of Emperor (Nəgusä Nägäst) Yohannes IV of Ethiopia. Mengesha Yohannes was his illegitimate half was granted the title of Ras in and was the governor of Enderta from to Rise to PowerReligion: Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo.

We recommend booking Emperor Yohannes IV Palace tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 10 Emperor Yohannes IV Palace tours on Tripadvisor/5(29). Yohannes IV of Ethiopia: a political biography by Zewde Gabre-Sellassie (Book); A Chronicle of Emperor Yohannes IV [the fourth]: () (Book) Kasa and Kasa: papers on the lives, times and images of Téwodros II and Yohannes IV () (Book).

Yohannes IV, emperor of Ethiopia (–89). Like his predecessor, Tewodros II (reigned –68), Yohannes IV was a strong, progressive ruler, but he spent most of his time repelling military threats from Egypt, Italy, and the Mahdists of the Sudan. Superior weaponry allowed Yohannes, a dejazmatch.

After the defeat of Emperor Tekelgiorgis, for six solid months preparations were underway for Kassa Mircha’s coronation ceremonies. On January 28following centuries of Ethiopian tradition, Kassa was anointed as Emperor Yohannes IV of Ethiopia at the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Aksum by Patriarch Abune Size: KB.

The Martyred King of Kings: Emperor Yohannes IV of Ethiopia. Ghelawdewos Araia July 3 After Emperor Tewodros, Emperor Yohannes IV is another great visionary whose person is characterized by unparalleled altruism, incomparable sense of justice and humanist principle at its core.

Chris Scarres Chronicle of the Roman Emperors is very well written and amply illustrated. This page book presents all the basic information on the different emperors and their reigns in a balanced and very readable manner/5. Yohannes IV (ትግርኛ: ዮሐንስ ፬ይ, Āratenya Yōḥānnis; horse name "Abba Bezba"; 11 July – 10 March ), born Lij Kahśa Mercha and contemporaneously also known in English as Johannes or John IV, was ruler of Tigray –71, and Emperor of Ethiopia ("King of Zion" and "King of Kings" of Ethiopia [as shown in his seal]) – The Reign of Emperor Yohannes IV.

The death of Emperor Tewodros at Maqdala in left Ethiopia, as often in the past, divided, and without an overall rules. Three rival personalities by then held power in different areas.

The first to gain prominence was perhaps Ras Gobaze, the ruler of Amhara, Wag and Lasta, who was crowned as Emperor Takla. Mekele. Mekele is situated on the bottom of hills, and was founded by Emperor Yohannes IV as his capital when he relocated his power base from Debra Berhane to Mekele in Yohnnes built a number of churches including the churches of Saint Teklehaimanot, Medhane Alem and Kidane Mihret during the s and a palace, which is now a museum, in the s.

Although the full history of Atse Yohannes IV has yet to be written, a hundred and twenty years have passed since one of the greatest Ethiopian leaders sacrificed his life (on March ) to safeguard Ethiopia’s independence against local enemies and outside invaders that threatened to undermine Ethiopia’s sovereignty and existence.

Emperor Yohannes was determined to solve the problems Ethiopia faced on all fronts. Yohannes defeated the Egyptians at Battle of Gundet and Gura in /6. He contacted Menelik to try to resolve and settled diplomatically their differences and signed an agreement called the Lache agreement ofrecognising Yohannes as Emperor and Menelik as.

Yohannes IV. When Tewodros (emperor from to ) died inthree men emerged hoping to become the next emperor: Wagshum Gobaze Gebre Medhen of Lasta, King Menelik II of Shewa, and Dajazmach Kassa Mercha of Tigray.

Wagshum Gobaze was the ruler of Amhara, Wag, and Lasta (Pankhurst, R.). The rest of the book delineates the rulers, or elected Consuls, of the Roman Republic right up to the final Consul, Octavian, who became the Emperor Augustus.

Along the way the book covers the general culture of ancient Rome, its enemies including the Gladiator Spartacus, three Punic wars, and the gradual dissolution of the Republic/5(26).The Legacy of Emperor Yohannes IV. By Bereket Kiros Ma Although the full history of Atse Yohannes IV has yet to be written, a hundred and twenty years have passed since one of the greatest Ethiopian leaders sacrificed his life (on March ) to safeguard Ethiopia’s independence against local enemies and outside invaders that threatened to undermine .Emperor Yohannes IV died in battle against the Mahdist invaders from the Sudan.

His long-time opponent, Menelik II, King of Showa, stepped into the Imperial breach in As a direct descendant in the male line, from Emperor Lebna Dengel, Menelik's accession marked the restoration of the ancient Solomonic line.