The Kebra Nagast (var. Kebra Negast, Ge’ez, kəbrä nägäst), or the Book of the Glory of Kings, is an account written in Ge’ez of the origins of the Solomonic line. Kebra And The Fetha (feat. Laza) · Morgan Heritage | Length: This track is on the 3 following albums: More Teachings · Morgan Heritage. Play full-length songs from Kebra And The Fetha by Morgan Heritage on your phone, computer and home audio system with Napster.

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Fetha Nagast – Wikipedia

The Kebra Nagast is divided into chapters, and is clearly a composite work; Ullendorff describes its narrative as “a gigantic conflation of legendary cycles.

Careful study of the text has revealed traces of Arabic, possibly pointing to an Arabic Vorlagebut no clear evidence of a previous Coptic version. The first Lebra translation was prepared by E. After chapter 94, the author takes a step back and describes a more global view of what he had been describing in previous chapters.

Godinho published some traditions about King Solomon and his son Menelekderived from the Kebra Nagast.

This Ge’ez edition, ascribed to Petros Abda Sayd, is a loose translation of Ibn al-‘Assal’s original, and even diverges significantly in a few places where Petros evidently had some difficulty with the Arabic.

It also discusses kebga conversion of the Ethiopians from the worship of the Sun, Moon and stars to that of the “Lord God of Israel”. University of California Press.

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The Fetha Nagast Ge’ez: Hubbard, “The Literary Sources”, p. His brother, Apollinare, also went out to the country as a missionary and was, along with his two companions, stoned to death in Tigray. Translated by Tzadua, Abba Paulos.


At the age of 22, Menelik travels to Jerusalem by way of Gaza, seeking Fethaa blessing, and identifies himself to his father with the ring.

Kebra Nagast

Oriental Orthodoxy Legal history of Ethiopia Texts in Ge’ez Medieval legal codes 13th century in Ethiopia s in law s books 13th fegha in Egypt. It is considered to hold the genealogy of the Solomonic dynastywhich followed the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. She is enthralled by his display of learning and knowledge, and declares “From this moment I will not worship the sun, but will worship the Creator of the sun, the God of Israel” chapter He discusses heavily the intermixing of the royal families in order to preserve their own power and to ensure that their blood line survives.

The second part, concerning issues pertaining to the laity, such as family law, debt, civil administration etc. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Overjoyed by this reunion, Solomon tries to convince Menelik to stay and succeed him as king, but Menelik insists on returning to his mother in Ethiopia. After praising the king of Ethiopia, the king of Kehra, and the book Domitius has kebta, which has established not only Ethiopia’s possession of the true Ark of the Covenant, but that the Solomonic dynasty is descended from the first-born son of Solomon chapter University Press for the British Academy,p.

During the journey home, Menelik learns the Ark is with him, and Solomon discovers that it is gone from his kingdom. Views Read Edit View history.

Wallis Budgewhich was published in two editions in and The document is presented in the form of a debate by the “orthodox fathers” of the First Council of Nicaea. The Fetha Nagast has had a great influence on Ethiopia.


King Solomon then settles for sending home with him a company formed from the first-born sons of the elders of his kingdom. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved from ” https: Hubbard details the many sources that the compiler of the Kebra Nagast drew on in creating this work. In chapter 90, we see a heavy emphasis on God’s law and rules he sits forth kebrx his believers to follow, which he presents by choosing the house of Jacob kebrs reign as kings and to spread God’s message.

A completely modernised penal code had already been introduced in He does this by using each chapter to describe a specific family line, such as chapter 72 and kebraa discussing the family tree of Constantine or chapters 74 and 75 to describe two separate seeds of Shem.

The Kebra Nagast var. King Solomon then turns to fehta from his wife, the daughter of the Pharaoh of Egypt, and she seduces him into worshiping the idols of her land chapter Andrews,p. These fathers pose the question, “Of what doth the Glory of Kings consist? The first part of Fetha Nagast deals with mostly ecclesiastic affairs, outlining the structure of ferha Church hierarchy, sacraments, and such matters.

On the journey home, she gives birth to Menelik chapter

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