Yohannes II (r. May 10, 1769 – October 15, 1769)

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Bekele, Shiferaw;
(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.5.1.448
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | King Yohannes II; Bruce; Salt; Manuscripts; Ge'ez; Gǝʿǝz; History; | ddc:230 | ddc:090 | ddc:320 | ddc:890 | ddc:900 | ddc:910 | ddc:960

The knowledge of the reign of Yohannes II (r. May 10, 1769–October 15, 1769) is so far based on a brief account in Bruce’s book. This account, however, contains errors (that Yohannes II was poisoned to death). This paper brings to light an Ethiopian document (a brief co... View more