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The Edict of King Gälawdéwos Against the Illegal Slave Trade in Christians: Ethiopia, 1548

Habtamu Mengistie Tegegne

Habtamu Mengistie Tegegne holds a doctoral degree in history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011). He is currently Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University at Newark and is the author of Lord, Zèga and Peasant: A Study of Social and Agrarian Relations in Rural East Gojjam (Addis Ababa, 2004). He is also the author of “Rethinking Property and Society in Gondärine Ethiopia,” African Studies Review 52–53 (2009), 89–106; this article was based on an essay that won the 2007 Graduate Student Paper Prize of the African Studies Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Legal Encounters on the Medieval Globe

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...Some of the material used to write this essay was gathered on a research grant from the French Center for Ethiopian Studies, which I gratefully acknowledge here. An earlier version of this paper was read before the Seminar on Slavery...

Ideologies and Jurisdictions

Maged S. A. Mikhail

Maged S. A. Mikhail obtained a PhD in the History of the Near and Middle East from the University of California, Los Angeles for which he received an Honourable Mention for the Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award from the Middle East Studies Association of North America. He currently teaches at California State University, Fullerton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Byzantine to Islamic Egypt : Religion, Identity and Politics after the Arab Conquest

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...In delineating the responsibilities of the Coptic patriarch, the HP enumerates three duties: “[First to] attend to the synodal letter [sent] to the Patriarch of Antioch; secondly, [to attend to] our relations with the Abyssinians...