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Title:A sixth century Kebra Nagast?
Author:Munro-Hay, StuartISNI
Periodical:Annales d'Éthiopie
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:Ethiopian Church
Church history
historical sources
epics (form)
Abstract:This article examines historical events in Ethiopia as they are evoked in the 14th-century epic 'Kebra Nagast' and some sources which were used by its compiler(s). It is also a refutation of some theses that trace the original composition of this book, as well as the story of Salomon and Sheba which is a part of it, back to the VIe-VIIe century. Notes, ref., sum. in English and French. [Journal abstract]