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The Story of Däräsge Maryam

The Story of Däräsge Maryam( )
Author: McEwan, Dorothea
Series title:Kunst: Forschung und Wissenschaft Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Lit Verlag
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $59.95
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In the Semen Mountains in northern Ethiopia, the painted church in Darasge Maryam has been witness to a remarkable event in Ethiopian history. Built by Daggazmac Webe in the 1850s for his coronation, it was not the venue for Webe's coronation, but for the coronation of Tewodros II, who had snatched victory from Webe. However, the art (paintings, liturgical objects, and a very precious illuminated manuscript book of Revelation), the commissions, and gifts by Webe, can still be seen...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Ethnic & Tribal
Architecture / Buildings / Religious
Book Weight:0.875 Pounds

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