The Glorious Victories of 'Amda ṣeyon, King Of Ethiopia

@article{Ullendorff1966TheGV,
  title={The Glorious Victories of 'Amda ṣeyon, King Of Ethiopia},
  author={Edward Ullendorff},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  year={1966},
  volume={29},
  pages={600 - 611}
}
  • E. Ullendorff
  • Published 1 October 1966
  • History
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
'Amda ṣeyon was one of the most outstanding Ethiopian kings of any age and a singular figure dominating the horn of Africa in the fourteenth century. Almost alone among Ethiopian rulers he was fortunate in having his principal campaign against Adal chronicled in a manner worthy of this exploit, for, in contrast to much of the literature preserved in G∂‘∂z, 'Amda ṣeyon's chronicler j could wield his pen with dexterity and some literary panache. 

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