Amharic and Ethiopic Onomastics: A Classic Ethiopian Legacy,Concept and Ingenuity (Studies in Onomastics S. No. 7)

Amharic and Ethiopic Onomastics: A Classic Ethiopian Legacy,Concept and Ingenuity (Studies in Onomastics S. No. 7)

By: Elias Yemane (author)Hardback

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A native Ethiopian with a background in architecture and theology now living in the US, Yemane introduces Ethiopian culture, traditions, and customs in which the Ethiopic and Amharic naming system are among the most important elements. He analyzes the psychology, philosophy, and theology of Christian Ethiopia, and discusses the internal and externa

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Elias Yemane was born and raised in Ethiopia. He obtained his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and the University of Glasgow, Scotland respectively. He later studied Theology at Glasgow Bible College. He now resides in Virginia.

Contents

System of Transliteration; Preface, Acknowledgements, Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The Religious History Of Ethiopia; 2. The Influences Of Ethiopic And Amharic Names; 3. Philosophy Of Ethiopic And Amharic Names; 4. The Significance Of A Name; 5. Amharic Verbal Sentence Names; 6. Amharic Nominal Sentence Names; 7. Various Names; 8. Ethiopic Two-Element Names; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780773463080
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 310
  • ID: 9780773463080
  • ISBN10: 0773463089

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