Aksumite Empire
The Kingdom of Aksum or Axum, also known as the Aksumite Empire, was a trading nation in the area of Eritrea and northern Ethiopia , which existed from approximately 100–940 AD. It grew...
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Frankincense Trail
53°38′51.33″E / 18.25333°N 53.6475917°E / 18.25333; 53.6475917The Frankincense Trail is a site in Oman on the Incense Road. The site includes frankincense trees, Khor Rori and...
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Aksumite currency
Aksumite currency was coinage produced and used within in the African Kingdom of Aksum (or Axum). It was issued and circulated from the reign of King Endubis around AD 270 until it began its decline i...
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Dʿmt
Dʿmt (South Arabian alphabet: ; Unvocalized Ge'ez: ደዐመተ, DʿMT theoretically vocalized as ዳዓማት Daʿamat or ዳዕማት Daʿəmat) was a kingdom located in Eritrea and northern Ethiopia that existed during the 10...
Biher (god)
Beher was the pre-Christian Ethiopian (Aksumite) god of the sea. He was the head of a trinity of pre-Christian Ethiopian religion, together with Ashtar (the supreme god) and Ashtar's son Maher (god of...
Lioness of Gobedra
The Lioness of Gobedra is a representation of a crouching lioness, about 3 metres long, carved in relief on a large rock outcropping at Gobo Dura (Gobedra), two kilometers west of Axum, Ethiopia. It w...
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Kings of Axum
The kings of Axum ruled an important trading nation in the area which is now Eritrea and northern Ethiopia, from approximately 100–940 AD.
GRMT
GRMT (vocalized as Gärma[t] for convenience, possibly Gärima; flourished 3rd century, possibly AD 230-40) was the son of the Ethiopian Aksumite King `DBH (possibly vocalized as `Azba or `Azeba), descr...
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Kingdom of Aksum
The Kingdom of Aksum or Axum, also known as the Aksumite Empire, was a trading nation in the area of Eritrea and northern Ethiopia , which existed from approximately 100–940 AD. It grew...
Kingdom of Aksum - Wikipedia
Dungur
Dungur (or Dungur 'Addi Kilte) is the name of the ruins of a substantial mansion located in the western part of Aksum, Ethiopia, the former capital of the Kingdom of Aksum. These ruins are located in ...
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Incense Route
The Incense trade route or the Incense Road of Antiquity (see also the spice trade) comprised a network of major ancient land and sea trading routes linking the Mediterranean world with Eastern and So...
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Architecture of Ethiopia
Architecture of Ethiopia varies greatly from region to region. Over the years, it has incorporated various styles and techniques.
The best known building of the period in the region is the ruined ...
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Adulis
Adulis or Aduli (Αδουλίς in Ancient Greek) is an archeological site in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea, situated about 30 miles south of Massawa in the Gulf of Zula. It was the port of the King...
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Minas (bishop)
Minas was a bishop of Aksum.
Vahriz
Boes, better known by his title of Vahriz (Middle Persian: Weh-rēz, having a good abundance), was a Sasanian general of Dailamite origin.
He is first mentioned during the Iberian War, where he was...
Frumentius
Saint Frumentius (Ge'ez ፍሬምናጦስ frēmnāṭōs) (born at Tyre in the early fourth century, died ca. 383, Ethiopia) was the first Bishop of Aksum (or Axum), and he is credited with bringing Christianity to t...
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Matara, Eritrea
Matara (Metera) is an archaeological site in Eritrea. Situated a few kilometers south of Senafe, it was a major city in the Dʿmt and Aksumite Kingdoms. Since Eritrean independence, the National Museu...
Monumentum Adulitanum
The Monumentum Adulitanum was an ancient Adulite inscription in Greek and Ge'ez depicting the military campaigns of an Adulite king. Though the inscription and the monument have never been located by ...
Ezana
Ezana of Axum (Ge'ez: ዔዛና ʿĒzānā unvocalized ዐዘነ ʿzn; also spelled Aezana or Aizan) was ruler of the Kingdom of Aksum (320s – c. 360AD) located in present-day Ethiopia, Eritrea, Yemen, southern Sa...
Yeha
Yeha (Ge'ez ይሐ yiḥa, older ESA ḤW) is a town in northern Ethiopia, located in the Mehakelegnaw Zone of the Tigray Region. The Central Statistical Agency has not published an estimate for this village...
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Saizana
Saizana (unvocalized Ge'ez: ሠዐዘነ śʿzn) was the brother of King Ezana of Axum, who changed the official religion of the Axumite Kingdom to Christianity. That kingdom abutted the Red Sea.According to t...
Maher (god)
Maher or Mahrem is a god of the Axsumites and the Himyarites. Son of main god Ashtar, he was the deity of war, compared with Mars or Ares in Classical sources who used both forms of the interpretatio....
Endubis
Endubis (c. 270–c. 300) was a King of the Kingdom of Aksum. He was among the earliest rulers in the Horn region to mint coins. This currency was issued in gold and silver.On the coins of Endubis...
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