• M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The ancient Empire of Abyssinia, or ‘Ethiopia,’ included the former Kingdoms of Tigré, in the north-east; Amhara and Gojjam, in the centre, and Shoa in the south; together with the modern acquisitions to the south, Harar, and the Galla, Shankalla and Dankali territories. The whole area was 350,000 sq. miles.


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