Two Unpublished 19th Century Ethiopian Letters: From Emperor Tewodros to Sir Robert Napier, and from Däǧǧazmač Nǝguśe to Naib Hasän Bey

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Pankhurst, Richard;

The two letters here published supplement those in Sven Rubenson’s invaluable compilation “Tewodros and his Contemporaries”. The first letter throws intriguing light on Emperor Tewodros’s remarkably amical attitude to the British in the run-up to his military confrontat... View more