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menoflostglory | رجال المجد الضائع | الصفحة 396

menoflostglory | رجال المجد الضائع | الصفحة 396

Around 940-980 Empress Yodit of Ethiopia Gudit (Tigrinya: Yodit, Judith) is a semi-legendary non-Christian queen (flourished c.960) who laid waste to Axum and its countryside, destroyed churches and monuments, and attempted to exterminate the members of the ruling Axumite dynasty. Her deeds are recorded in the oral tradition and mentioned incidentally in various historical accounts.

Around 940-980 Empress Yodit of Ethiopia Gudit (Tigrinya: Yodit, Judith) is a semi-legendary non-Christian queen (flourished c.960) who laid waste to Axum and its countryside, destroyed churches and monuments, and attempted to exterminate the members of the ruling Axumite dynasty. Her deeds are recorded in the oral tradition and mentioned incidentally in various historical accounts.

Ethiopia: Bejirond Balcha of Shewa - Commanded around 3000 soldiers at The Battle of Adwa in 1896.

Ethiopia: Bejirond Balcha of Shewa - Commanded around 3000 soldiers at The Battle of Adwa in 1896.

Stock Illustration : Italian artillery in Abyssinia, engraving, First Italo-Ethiopian war (1895-1896), Ethiopia, 19th century

Stock Illustration : Italian artillery in Abyssinia, engraving, First Italo-Ethiopian war (1895-1896), Ethiopia, 19th century

Sudanese warriors of the type which fought for the Mahdi, 1800's, nick named (fuzzy wuzzies). From 1881-85 Muhammed Ahmed proclaimed himself the Mahdi and established what could be described as the first modern Islamist state in Sudan. His fanatical followers held their own against the more advanced British, Egyptian and Ethiopian armies, and weren't defeated until 1898.

Sudanese warriors of the type which fought for the Mahdi, 1800's, nick named (fuzzy wuzzies). From 1881-85 Muhammed Ahmed proclaimed himself the Mahdi and established what could be described as the first modern Islamist state in Sudan. His fanatical followers held their own against the more advanced British, Egyptian and Ethiopian armies, and weren't defeated until 1898.

Ras Tafari Makonnen (Haile Selassie I) as a young man in warrior garments. (via theeducatedfieldnegro)

Ras Tafari Makonnen (Haile Selassie I) as a young man in warrior garments. (via theeducatedfieldnegro)

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