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Ethiopia and the Bible.

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Main Author: Ullendorff, Edward.
Published: London, published for the British Academy by the Oxford U.P., 1968.
Series: Schweich lectures ; 1967
Topics: Women in the Bible | Bible - History of contemporary events. | Bible. Old Testament - Influence. | Sheba, Queen of - Legends.
Regions: Ethiopia - In the Bible | Ethiopia - Civilization
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Introduction: The Ethiopian scene, the Biblical setting -- Biblical references to Ethiopia -- Historical background -- I. Bible translations -- General considerations -- Time, authorship, and Vorlage of Ethiopic translations -- Tentative conclusions -- Bible translations into some modern Ethiopian languages -- II. The impact of the Old Testament -- Introductory -- The Kebra Nagast -- Magic -- The Ark of the Covenant -- Church building -- Music -- Liturgy -- Dietary prescriptions -- Ritual cleanness -- Circumcision -- Sabbath observance -- Concluding observations -- Excursus on the Falashas -- Hebrew and Aramaic loanwords -- The contribution of Ethiopic to Old Testament lexicography -- III. The Queen of Sheba -- Sacral kingship -- The Old Testament story -- New Testament references -- Josephus and the Talmud -- Islamic sources -- Midrashic material -- The Ethiopian version -- European literature and art.

Table of Contents for: Ethiopia and the Bible