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Amhara traditions of knowledge

Harald Aspen

Amhara traditions of knowledge

spirit mediums and their clients

by Harald Aspen

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Published by Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amhara (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Amhara (African people) -- Religion.,
  • Philosophy, Amhara.,
  • Spirit possession -- Ethiopia.,
  • Geesten.,
  • Ethiopia -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarald Aspen.
    SeriesAethiopistische Forschungen -- Bd. 58, Äthiopistische Forschungen -- Bd. 58.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT380.4.A43 A75 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17066141M
    ISBN 103447044101
    LC Control Number2002390090

    The Amhara culture introduced into the Oromo and other ethnic cultures the following very important items of culture: the horse and the bit with the saddle, the art of cotton threading and waving of clothing, the oxen drawn plough, farming, yeast, Teff injera, baking of all kinds of bread, the cuisine of several delectable dishes et cetera. The Members and Leaders of the Amhara Heritage Society of Minnesota (AHSM) are deeply saddened by the sudden death of Artist Hachalu Hundessa on J Hachalu was an up and coming young artist, who gained fame and adoration of many within the last few years. His untimely death is a big loss to his family, his fans and Ethiopia as a whole.

    Amhara Traditions of Knowledge: Spirit Mediums and Their Clients. Wiesbaden, Germany: Harrassowitz Verlag, Edelstein, Monika (). "Lost Tribes and Coffee Ceremonies: Zar Spirit Possession and the Ethno-Religious Identity of Ethiopian Jews in .   Qemant people are the same as Amhara. That viewpoint is shared by NaMA’s Genetu: “The Qemant people are the same as Amhara. They don’t have a different language, culture, or geographical landscape from Amhara. Qemant and Amhara are indeed two sides of a coin. But still they have the right to self-rule if they need to.”.

    probably the Amhara or generally Christians. Thus, I mean that in absence of other reliable sources, we have to try to use the information obtained from the available texts. Here I would like to note that various points of view also exist on the question of the origin of the Oromo. Two of them are the following. In the middle of the 20th century. The literature frequently discusses the Ethiopian tradition of preferentially passing on knowledge in the male line, either through the Church tradition or within the family [3,12,17,81] and studies tend to show that men have better medicinal plant knowledge. However in focus group 1 (5 men and 1 woman), when one of the men declared that women.


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Amhara Traditions of Knowledge - Spirit Mediums and their Clients is a study of how knowledge is socially organised and used among the Amhara peasants in Yefat (North Shawa). A major challenge in analysing knowledge and practices related to curing and divination with the help of mystical, spiritual powers, is their complexity and enormous by: 6.

Amhara Traditions of Knowledge: Spirit Mediums and Their Clients Amhara traditions of knowledge book Harald Aspen - Google Books. Amhara Traditions of Knowledge - Spirit Mediums and their Clients is a study of how knowledge.

Version remaniée de: Doct. dissSocial anthropology--Trondheim--University, Titre de soutenance: Spirits, mediums und human worlds: the Amhara peasants of the North Ethiopian highlands and their traditions of knowledge. Series:. Amhara traditions of knowledge: spirit mediums and their clients.

[Harald Aspen] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harald Aspen. Find more information about: ISBN: Amhara Traditions of Knowledge: Spirit Mediums and Their Clients (Aethiopistische Forschungen)5/5.

Amhara Traditions of Knowl-edge can also be read as a study of the dynamic relationship be-tween great and little traditions; between the long traditions of the Ethiopian church and state on the one hand, and the syncretic creativity of folk religion on the s: 1.

Aspen, Harald. () Amhara traditions of knowledge: spirit mediums and their clients. Harrassowitz Verlag. ISBN Aethiopistische Forschungen (58). The Amhara people of Ethiopia are one of the most culturally dominant and politically powerful people groups in the country.

They are mostly agriculturalists and live in the northern and central highlands of Ethiopia, also known as the Amhara region.

Below are some interesting facts that characterize Amhara wedding traditions. Age of Marriage. 5 • RELIGION The Amhara people are Coptic Monophysite Christians. The population was converted to Christianity in the fourth century AD and their form of the religion has changed very little since its beginnings in Ethiopia.

Ancient Amhara culture had a writing system, and therefore, there is a wealth of texts that have preserved the ancient teachings of Christianity in a. Great deals on Book of Knowledge Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Missing: Amhara.

books based on votes: ከአድማስ ባሻገር by በዓሉ ግርማ, ፍቅር እስከ መቃብር by ሀዲስ ዓለማየሁ, የተቆለፈበት ቁልፍ by ምህረት ደበበ, እመጓ by ዓለማየሁ ዋሴ, ትኩሳት by ስብሐት ገብረ እግዚአብሔር, ኦሮማይ. Amhara, people of the Ethiopian central highlands and one of the major ethnolinguistic groups in Ethiopia.

The language of the Amhara is known as Amharic and belongs to the Semitic language family. The Amhara inhabit much of present-day Ethiopia.

This study explores herbal medicinal knowledge of the people of the Shinasha, in north western part of Ethiopia. It is aimed at elaborating a general systemic overview of the medical tradition of the Shinasha.

Resting on qualitative research approach, the study utilized primary and secondary data collection methods. A cultural profile of the Amhara (Amara) people.

The Amhara people are an ancient Semitic people living mostly in Ethiopia. Genetic and historical are discussed. The dominant religion among them is the Ethiopian Coptic (Orthodox) Christian Church, though some are Muslim. Most live in isolated rural mountain areas, where life is hard and droughts are common.

Amhara - Marriage and Family Marriage. There are three predominant types of marriage in Amhara tradition. Only a minority—the priesthood, some older persons, and nobility—engage in eucharistic church marriage (qurban).

No divorce is possible. Widows and widowers may remarry, except for priests, who are instead expected to become monks. Example of Ge'ez taken from a 15th-century Ethiopian Coptic prayer book.

The present name for the Amharic language and its speakers comes from the medieval province of latter enclave was located around Lake Tana at the headwaters of the Blue Nile, and included a slightly larger area than Ethiopia's present-day Amhara Region. The further derivation of the name is.

Books shelved as general-knowledge: A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, The. The Abyssinian tradition of the Solomonic dynasty, as told in the Ge'ez-language book Kebra Nagast (Honor of the Kings) refers to the rule of Menilek I, about b.c.

It relates that he was the son of Makeda, conceived from King Solomon during her visit to. Amharic Language and Culture Manual Page | 3 About Ethiopia Ethiopia’s total population is 88, making it the world’s 14th most populous country.

Ethiopia is located in eastern Africa, just west of Somalia. It is a landlocked. In Wax and Gold, Donald N. Levine explores mid-to-late-twentieth-century Ethiopian society on the same two levels, using modern sociology and psychology to seek answers to the following questions.

“Traditional knowledge or ‘local knowledge’ is a record of human achievement in comprehending the complexities of life and survival in often unfriendly environments. Traditional knowledge, which may be technical, social, organizational, or cultural was obtained as part of the great human experiment of survival and development.”.Ethiopia is a country of deep tradition and religious practices dating back to the history of King Solomon in the Bible.

Ethiopian society is also known for many traditional healing practices.revive and revitalize the Oromo democratic tradition. have been ruled by the successive regimes of the Amhara-Tigray ethno-national groups that have been supported by global powers (Jalata, ; Holcomb and Ibssa, ).

developing the Oromo system of knowledge by preventing the transmission of Oromo cultural.