Du Kebra Nagast

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Beylot, Robert;
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.7.1.281
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Kebrä Nägäst; Queen of Saba; Literature; History; | ddc:090 | ddc:490 | ddc:800 | ddc:890 | ddc:900 | ddc:960

Starting from the reflexion on the legend of the Queen of Sheba’s hairy leg, the author tries to disentangle the inextricable network of traditions – Egyptian, Jewish, Byzantine and Arab – and to find an historical thread which may explain the many syncretic rehandlings... View more