Corpus ID: 126991191

Ancient churches of Ethiopia : fourth-fourteenth centuries

  title={Ancient churches of Ethiopia : fourth-fourteenth centuries},
  author={D. Phillipson},
The kings of Aksum formally became Christian during the second quarter of the 4th century, making Ethiopia the second country in the world (after Armenia) officially to adopt the new faith. This landmark book is the first to integrate historical, archaeological, and art-historical evidence to provide a comprehensive account of Ethiopian Christian civilization and its churches--both built and rock-hewn--from the Aksumite period to the 13th century. David W. Phillipson, a foremost authority on… Expand
Early Christianity in East Africa and Red Sea/Indian Ocean Commerce