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Late Antique and Medieval Ethiopia: 300–1500

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...Theme Description Located at the southern end of the Red Sea and within easy reach of the Arabian Peninsula, Ethiopia has linked Africa and Arabia for millennia. With the development of Mediterranean maritime trade with the Indian Ocean...

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

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

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

I.B.Tauris, 2014

Book chapter

...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...