Rhetoric Means of a Didactic Amharic Poem from Wärrä Babbo

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Wetter, Andreas;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.15.1.665
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Ajäm; Amharic; Arabic; Islam, Poetry; Literature; Manuscripts; Wärrä Babbo; Wällo; | ddc:390 | ddc:400 | ddc:490 | ddc:800 | ddc:890 | ddc:290

This article describes aspects of an Amharic manuscript from Wärrä Babbo written in aǧäm, i.e. in the Arabic script. Since this kind of literature is quite widespread in the eastern parts of Wällo and in Yifat, the article begins with an introductive overview of aǧäm li... View more