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  • Ethiopia

  • A Captivating Guide to Ethiopian History and the Second Italo-Abyssinian War (Exploring Africa’s Past)
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins

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Ethiopia

By: Captivating History
Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
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Summary

Two manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • History of Ethiopia: A Captivating Guide to Ethiopian History
  • The Italian Invasion of Ethiopia: A Captivating Guide to Mussolini's War in Abyssinia

In the first part of this audiobook, you will discover:

  • Ethiopia’s origin and the legendary Queen of Sheba
  • The Aksumite Empire and the adoption of Christianity
  • Ethiopia’s Solomonic line—King Solomon to Haile Selassie
  • The brief intermission of the Zagwe dynasty
  • Ethiopian emperors and how they ruled
  • Ethiopia’s communist takeover
  • Modern Ethiopia

In the second part of this audiobook, you will learn about:

  • The geopolitical background before the invasion
  • How the invasion was planned and what it entailed
  • The international role played by the League of Nations
  • The major battles fought during the Second Italo-Ethiopian War
  • The exile of Haile Selassie and how he continued to take a stand in exile
  • The Italian occupation of Ethiopia
  • The atrocities the Italians committed
  • What happened to Ethiopia
  • And much more!

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