The Cradle of the Blue Nile: A Visit to the Court of King John of Ethiopia (Paperback)
De Cosson's account of his journey to Ethiopia to visit King John includes valuable information on the country's geography, history, and peoples. He offers descriptions of villages and towns, local customs, as well as the state of the arts, education, and trade. He also records his observations on the royal court, the etiquette practiced there, and the soldiers that make up the king's army. A fascinating glimpse into a little-known chapter of Ethiopia's history.
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