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  Theodore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theodore, Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch from 751 to 797
Tewodros I of Ethiopia, Theodore I, Emperor of Ethiopia from 1411 to 1414
Tewodros II of Ethiopia, Theodore II, Emperor of Ethiopia from 1855 to 1868
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 Theodore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury from 668 to 690
Theodore, Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch from 751 to 797
Theodore I Lascaris, Emperor of Nicaea from 1206 to 1222
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ethiopia
Ethiopia's real occupation by Egypt did not begin until the Twelfth Dynasty, when the Pharaohs, being once more in peaceful possession of the Nile Valley, began an era of conquest, and the country of the cataracts became their earliest prey.
With him the ancient Ethiopia took its place as one of the nations to be reckoned with in the international affairs of the West, and Abyssinia may be said to date its origin from his reign.
Previous to the conversion of the country to Christianity, the worship of the serpent was perhaps the religion of a portion of Ethiopia, i.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05566a.htm   (5741 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Menelik II of Ethiopia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The son of King Haile Melekot of Shoa 1847 to 1855, was born in 1844 in Ankober, Shoa and heir to the Shewan branch of the Solomonic Dynasty which claimed descent from King Solomon of ancient Israel, and the Queen of Sheba.
Menelik II's French sympathies were shown in a reported official offer of treasure towards payment of the indemnity at the close of the Franco-Prussian War, and in February 1897 he concluded a commercial treaty with France on very favorable terms.
Emperor Menelik II died on December 12th, 1913, and is buried at the Baeta Le Mariam Monastery Church of Addis Ababa.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Menelik-II-of-Ethiopia   (1218 words)

  
 Ethiopia (10/05)
Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the north and northeast by Eritrea, on the east by Djibouti and Somalia, on the south by Kenya, and on the west and southwest by Sudan.
Under the Emperors Theodore II (1855-68), Johannes IV (1872-89), and Menelik II (1889-1913), the kingdom was consolidated and began to emerge from its medieval isolation.
Ethiopia was a charter member of the United Nations and took part in UN operations in Korea in 1951 and the Congo in 1960.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2859.htm   (3437 words)

  
 A short history of Ethiopia
Ethiopia is one of the eldest cultures of Africa and is known since 2000 BC.
The former Italian colony of Eritrea is federated with Ethiopia in 1950.
Ethiopia enjoys greater political participation and freer debate than ever before in their history, although some fundamental freedoms, including freedom of the press, are in practice somewhat circumscribed.
www.electionworld.org /history/ethiopia.htm   (766 words)

  
 Emperor Tewodros II
Emperor Tewodros II was born Kassa Haile Giorgis, (often refered to as Kassa Hailu), the son of a minor nobleman of Qwara district of Dembia, a region of western Beghemider province bordering on the Sudan.
Ras Ali II, Re-ese Mekwanint and Enderase was thus deposed as the titular leader and kingmaker of the Empire.
It is misidentified as the crown of the Archbishop Abune Selamma II.
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 ABYSSINIAN PROBLEM - EMPEROR THEODORE II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
However, shortly after, Theodore’s torturous mind suddenly veered again and on his orders the freed missionaries and consular officials were intercepted on their way to the coast and seized once more.
Theodore now sent a new message to Queen Victoria indicating that further donations to Abyssinia would be welcome in the form of a number of skilled workmen, various types of machinery and an expert manufacturer of ammunition.
Theodore was meantime busy whipping up confidence in his 10,000 warriors, promising rich booty for one and all if they performed well.
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 Ethiopia -> History on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ras Tafari was given additional powers by the empress in 1928, and on her death in 1930 he was crowned emperor as Haile Selassie I. Almost immediately he faced threats from Italy's ruler, Mussolini, who was determined to establish an Italian empire and to avenge the defeat at Adwa.
A border clash at Welwel in SE Ethiopia along the border with Italian Somaliland on Dec. 5, 1934, increased tension, and on Oct. 3, 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia.
Eritrea was federated with Ethiopia in 1952, and in 1962 it was made an integral part of the country; Ethiopia thus gained direct access to the sea.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/ethiopia_history.asp   (2431 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in the world.
Under the Emperors Theodore II (1855-68), Johannes IV (1872-89), and Menelik II (1889-1913), the kingdom began to emerge from its medieval isolation.
Ethiopia today has 10 semi-autonomous administrative regions which have the power to raise and spend their own revenues.
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 Ethiopia - Ethiopian History - Tewodros II
Ethiopia - Ethiopian History - Tewodros II Tewodros II Tewodros II was born Kassa Hailu sometime around 1818.
When unable to bring all of Ethiopia under his control, and fearing a threat of an attack by the Egyptians from the north and Turks from the Red Sea, Tewodros attempted to ally himself with England.
By 1868, the British were in Ethiopia with an army of 32,000 content on destroying Tewodros.
www.ethiopianhistory.com /modern/tewodros   (726 words)

  
 Emperors of Ethiopia
Ethiopia was finally only conquered, briefly, between 1936 and 1941, by Italy, not, significantly, in the 19th century "scramble for Africa," but in the age of totalitarian conquest in the 1930's.
While Ethiopia had preserved its independence and Christian religion for centuries against Islâm, constantly enduring the depredations of Arab slavers, many, or most, of whose male victims were castrated, many foreign fls now blame and reject Christianity for the Atlantic slave trade which took their ancestors to the New World.
Ethiopia and her religion thus receive some respect from a source that, in general, one might have expected to be relatively unaware of the country and relatively hostile to the religion.
www.friesian.com /ethiopia.htm   (1942 words)

  
 A City in Search of a Statue
A first step towards the advent of such a monument was, however, taken earlier this year with the erection in Tewodros square of a double-life-size replica of his famous cannon (or more properly mortar) Sevastapol - so named after a famous battle in the nineteenth century Crimean War.
Ethiopia, disunited and torn apart by civil war, was in no position to harness the forces of the Industrial Revolution, which were then spreading across the world.
Tekle-Tsadik Mekouria, Emperor Téwodros and the Unity of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, 1990) [in Amharic]
www.addistribune.com /Archives/2003/12/12-12-03/City.htm   (1169 words)

  
 Untitled
The first of them, Theodore II, was a strong warrior who reassembled the army and used canons and roads to bring many of the regions under his control.
Menelik II was crowned Emperor in 1889 after uniting all of the provinces, including some of them that had been cut off for centuries.
Ethiopia's poverty-stricken economy is based on agriculture, which accounts for half of GDP, 85% of exports, and 80% of total employment.
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 Search Results for "Ethiopia"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ethiopia, (etheo´pe) (KEY), officially Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, republic (1995 est.
...Tana, lake, Ethiopia, (ta´na) (KEY) or Tsana (tsa´na) (KEY), largest lake of Ethiopia, c.1,400 sq mi (3,630 sq km), S of Gondar.
...Theodore II, emperor of Ethiopia, emperor of Ethiopia: see Tewodros II....
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 Ethiopian News Portal. Daily news from Ethiopia :: By Nazret.com
The bank is the country's largest donor, providing some US $450 million of the $1.2 billion in development assistance Ethiopia receives each year.
Ethiopia said on Thursday it was investigating a report by separatist rebels that government troops shot dead at least 30 people and injured hundreds during unrest earlier this week.
Ethiopia probes report of massacre in remote east
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 Emperor Tewodros II Ethiopic Library
These collections of rare books on Ethiopia was inspired indirectly by an incident that took place in 1868 in the small town of Magdala, Ethiopia.
The Emperor Tewodros II Ethiopic Library (ETEL), therefore, may be an excellent resource for understanding the history and culture of the Ethiopian people.
The Galla of Ethiopia-The Kingdoms of Kafa and Janjero; Hazel, Watson & Viney, London.
www.angelfire.com /ga2/ethiopia   (3484 words)

  
 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PUBLICATIONS BY RICHARD PANKHURST
- `The Emperor Theodore of Ethiopia', Ethiopia Observer 8, 267-72.
- `Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia', Tarikh (Ibadan) (1), 1-15.
Tabor, Ethiopia', Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 40(2), 235-66.
www.abyssiniacybergateway.net /ethiopia/history/pankhurst-bibliography.html   (7659 words)

  
 The Story of the “Edinburgh” Tabot
The story of the “Edinburgh” Tabot, or Ethiopian Representation of the Ark of the Covenant, soon to be returned to Ethiopia, began with Emperor Tewodros’s suicide at his mountain fortress of Maqdala on 13 April 1868.
He had himself earlier served in Ethiopia, and immediately realised that he had chanced upon one of the most venerated objects of the Ethiopian Church.
Among them will be the descendants of Captain Arbuthnot, who fully endorse the repatriation of the Tabot their ancestor had brought away over a century earlier.
www.addistribune.com /Archives/2002/01/25-01-02/Story.htm   (1509 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Theodore II, emperor of Ethiopia (African History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
AllRefer.com - Theodore II, emperor of Ethiopia (African History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Theodore II, emperor of Ethiopia, African History, Biographies
Theodore II emperor of Ethiopia: see Tewodros II.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/X/X-Theodr2-Eth.html   (137 words)

  
 Stanley and Livingstone (1939)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In 1867 Stanley joined the New York Herald and soon accompanied the British in their successful excursion against the self-proclaimed Emperor Theodore II of Ethiopia.
In 1879, Stanley undertook the interests of Belgian King Leopold II and spent 5 years helping to open the Congo region to commerce, as described in his 1885 book, The Congo And The Founding Of The Free State.
Working for the British Crown, Stanley undertook the dangerous mission in 1888-89 to resupply and rescue the British Pasha of the Egyptian Sudan, who was surrounded and threatened by the fundamentalist Islamic forces of the mad Khalifa.
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 Tewodros II
Tewodros II Tewodros II or Theodore II,1818–68, emperor of Ethiopia (1855–68), originally named Kasa or Lij Kasa.
He seized control of his native province, Kawara (in NW Ethiopia), in 1842 and steadily fought his way to the throne.
Magdala, village, Ethiopia - Magdala, former name of Amba Mariam, village, Amhara region, central Ethiopia.
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 1855   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
February 7 - First treaty of friendship signed between Russia and Japan, defining trade restrictions and settling the border.
March 2 - accession of Russian Tsar Alexander II March 30 - "Border Ruffians" from Missouri invade Kansas and force election of a pro-slavery legislature.
May - The first American Soo locks on the St. Marys River connecting Lake Superior and Lake Huron are completed.
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 ThTh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
THEODORE (-306) Saint and martyr - Bulgaria 1137; 2209; 2361
THEODORE II of Ethiopia (1818-1868) Emperor - Ethiopia 431; 497-8
Born July 6, 1903 in Linkoping, Sweden, he won the 1955 Nobel Prize in medicine by pioneering enzyme research.
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 Theodore II, emperor of Ethiopia
Theodore II Theodore II, emperor of Ethiopia: see
Psalms book looted from Ethiopia to be returned.(Foreign News) (The Independent (London, England))
Holy treasure, unholy theft We stole Ethiopia's most sacred treasures in 1868.
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 Balliol College Library: Jowett Papers - Index of BJ's contemporaries
Cohen, Harold Albert (Balliol 1890): II A3/1-2, 4, I6/2, 5-7
Simyen, Prince Alamayu (son of Theodore: II of Ethiopia): III N241
Watts-Dunton, Theodore: I H40 ff13-14, H44 f84, H45 ff1-3, H59 f52-4
www.balliol.ox.ac.uk /library/jowett/index2.asp   (9146 words)

  
 The Corner on National Review Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
They fight for a cause -- for the belief that armed aggression must not be allowed to succeed, and the people must participate in the decisions of government -- [applause] -- the decisions of government under the rule of law.
We aimed for a draw in Korea, and look at the consequences.
Gulf War I was a draw, in that it left Saddam's regime intact, and the result was Gulf War II.
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