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 Chronica de Susenyos, rei de Ethiopia
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‘Chronicles of Susənyos, King of Ethiopia’

Täklä Śəllase

Date: 1629

Original Language: Ge'ez


Even though the usefulness of royal chronicles is limited by the fact that they are ‘official’ traditions and are representative of a particular stratum of the Amharic-Təgreñña society in Ethiopia, they have nevertheless played an important role in the reconstruction of Ethiopia’s past, being the vehicle through which local perceptions…

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Cohen, Leonardo, “ Chronica de Susenyos, rei de Ethiopia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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