View of the village north of Agady in the Bertat region, from Voyage a Meroe: au fleuve Blanc
XJF1218167 View of the village north of Agady in the Bertat region, from Voyage A Meroe: au fleuve Blanc, au-dela de Fazoqldans le midi du royaume de Snnar a Syouah, published 1827 (litho) by Cailliaud, Frederic (1787-1869) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Frederic Cailliaud (1787-1869) was a French naturalist and mineralogist; While searcing for gold in the mountains along what is now the Sudan-Ethiopian border he also made a survey of the area that was published after he returned to France in 1827.
This particular scene shows a village being attacked by Egyptian troops under the command of Ismail, the son of Mohammed Ali of Egypt (1769-1849) who was Cailliaud's patron.
The Bertat people are an ethnic group who live along the border of Sudan and Ethiopia.
Godefroy Engelmann (1788-1839)); French, out of copyright
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MAP: AFRICA, ARABIA, INDIA. Map of North and East Africa, Arabia, and part of India
MAP: AFRICA, ARABIA, INDIA.
Map of North and East Africa, Arabia, and part of India from the Vallard Atlas, c1547; the map, drawn upside-down as if viewed from Europe, depicts the legendary king of Abyssinia, Prester John
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Emperor of Abyssinia and his family exiled in jerusalem. The Emperor of Abyssinia
Emperor of Abyssinia and his family exiled in jerusalem.
The Emperor of Abyssinia with the Empress Mannen and members of their family have gone into exile with the Ethiopian colony in Jerusalem.
This colony is probably the largest group of Abyssinians abroad, having its own churches and institutions. Haile Selassie and his family have always been much interested in this outpost of their Empire. The Empress paid a visit in 1933, little dreaming that the Royal House would seek refuge in the Holy City from a foreign invader.
Photo shows, the new Ethiopian Church and convent on the banks of the River Jordan. It was built at the expense of the Empress