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The Falashas

A Short History of the Ethiopian Jews

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The Falashas by David F. Kessler
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This third, revised edition comprises the whole of the original volume and is enhanced by the addition of a new preface and afterward which seek to reply to criticisms of the authors argument about the origins of the Falashas, and include some new thinking on the subject. Drawing on tradition and legend to reinforce his argument, the author again traces the source of the community to the Jewish settlements which existed in ancient Egypt (particularly at Elephantine on the Nile) and in the ancient Meroitic Kingdom, in present day Sudan known in the Bible as Cush. The story told in this book is remarkable, heroic and stimulating and makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of the history of the horn of Africa.
Release date NZ
August 1st, 1996
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
3rd New edition
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
224
Dimensions
156x234x12
ISBN-13
9780714641706
Product ID
1859401

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