Monthly Archives: May 2016

“Independency, as the phenomenon is known, was the African response to Christianity, first to its excessive European political and cultural\ baggage,and, second, to its creative transformation in the African crucible. In its political temper, Independency splintered off into varieties of … Continue reading

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  Don’t close your eyes to celebrating  Wero Wednesday . ( Keep up to date on the latest on Ethiopianism-Ethiopiawinet, visit & follow https://www.facebook.com/wemaddock ) . (www.ethiopiawinet.org) (www.ethiopianism.org) .  

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Paleo-Ethiopianism

  Paleo-Ethiopianism . “Another sign of Saladin’s benevolence towards the Ethiopians is found in a Greek source, according to which he granted them, at the request of their king — possibly Harbe, Lalibela’s predecessor –important concessions in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. … Continue reading

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  . “In the United States, Pan-Africanism was influenced by Edward Wilmont Blyden, a Liberian scholar of West Indian origins. Blyden’s writings and periodic visits to the United States in the late nineteenth century had a crucial influence on African … Continue reading

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Paleo-Ethiopianism

  Paleo-Ethiopianism . “The unicorn is found in the mountains of high Ethiopia. It is of an ash color and resembles a colt of two years old, excepting that it has the head of a goat, and in the middle … Continue reading

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  Remembering Paul B. Henze . Paul B. Henze, a former CIA station chief, is credited for wrinting numerous books on Ethiopia, including the Layers of Time (2007)—potentially one of the most celebrated books on the contemporate history of Ethiopia. … Continue reading

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9°N 38°E

  9°N 38°E (Fascinating story. Text books will locate Addis Ababa 9°N 38°E . But how accurate is that . This little story should delight any amatuer astronomer.) . . “(visited by Jez Bennett and Grant Waldron) 24-Apr-2006 — With … Continue reading

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