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|• ||Emperor Yekuno Amlak dispatched an emissary to Emperor Michael VIII
Palaiogos of Byzantine.|
|• ||The defeat of the force of Gragn Mohammad, supported by Turkey. Ethiopia
was supported by Portugal. This was the frst international confict in the
|• ||Hiob Ludolf introduced the frst text in Amharic grammar and started
Ethiopian studies program in Frankfurt, Germany.|
|• ||James Bruce, from Scotland, discovered the source of the Blue Nile.|
|• ||A period of US isolationism in international affairs|
|• ||The Russian government requested the Patriarch in Antioch, Jerusalem, to
translate Russian words into Ethiopian languages.|
|• ||Ethiopian merchants and African Americans established the Abyssinian
Baptist Church in Lower Manhattan, New York.|
|• ||Kharkov University, in Russia, introduced the study of the Amharic
|• ||Emperor Theodros committed suicide at the Battle of Makdala between
Ethiopia and Britain.|
|• ||Henry M. Stanley, a special correspondent for New York Herald, covered the
Battle of Makdala. The British force was led by Sir Robert Napier.|
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Book title: Ethiopia and the United States: History, Diplomacy, and Analysis.
Contributors: Getachew Metaferia - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2009.
Page number: 171.
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