Bibliographical Abbreviations


The editorial team has worked out a list of the most widely used reference literature, namely journals, series, dictionaries and encyclopaedical works, that will be abbreviated. A part of it is presented here; the complete list of abbreviations used in volume three of the EAE can be downloaded as a pdf file:

AbbCat

Antoine d’Abbadie, Catalogue raisonné de manuscrits éthiopiens appartenant à Antoine d’Abbadie, Paris 1859

AAP

Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere, Köln 1985ff.

AbbGeogr

Antoine d’Abbadie, Géographie de l’Éthiopie: ce que j’ai entendu, faisant suite à ce que j’ai vu, Paris 1890

AE

Annales d’Éthiopie, Addis Abeba 1955ff.

AeF

Aethiopistische Forschungen, Stuttgart – Wiesbaden 1977ff.

Aethiopica

Aethiopica. International Journal of Ethiopian Studies, Wiesbaden 1996ff.

AmhChurchD

Sergew Hable Sellassie (ed.), Amharic Church Dictionary, 6 vols., Heidelberg 1981 A.M. [1989 A.D.]

Annali IUO

Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli, Napoli 1940ff.

ArEvang

Gustav Arén, Evangelical Pioneers in Ethiopia. Origins of the Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, Stockholm 1978 (Studia Missionalia Upsaliensia 32);

AsmGada

Asmarom Legesse, Gada: Three Approaches to the Study of African Society, New York 1973

AuÜ

Afrika und Übersee, Berlin 1910ff.

AWTarik

Asfa-Wossen Asserate, Die Geschichte von Šawa (Äthiopien) 1700–1865 nach dem Tarika Nagaít des Belatten Geta Òéruy Wäldä Íéllase, Wiesbaden 1980 (SKK 53);

BaetDic

Joseph Baeteman, Dictionnaire amarigna–français. Suivi d’un vocabulaire français–amarigna, Dire-Daoua 1929

BassDic

Francesco da Bassano, Vocabulario Tigray–Italiano e Repertorio Italiano–Tigray, Roma 1918

BassÉt [I, II]

René Basset, "Études sur l’histoire d’Éthiopie. Première Partie: Chronique éthiopienne, d’après un manuscrit de la Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris", JA 7e série 17, 1881, 315–434, [I]; 18, 1881, 93–183, 285–389 [II]; repr. Paris 1882

BassHist

Šihabaddin Ahmad ibn ŸAbdalqadir, Futuh al-Habaša. Histoire de la conquête de l’Abyssinie (XVIe siècle) par Chihab Eddin Ahmed ben ŸAbd el-Qader, surnommé Arab-Faqih, ed., tr. by René Basset, 2 vols., Paris 1897 (Publications de l’École des lettres d’Alger 19, 20)

BeckHuntAlm

Charles Fraser Beckingham – George Wynn Brereton Huntingford (ed., tr.), Some Records of Ethiopia, 1593–1646. Being Extracts from the History of High Ethiopia or Abassia by Manoel de Almeida, together with Bahrey’s History of the Galla, London 1954 (Hakluyt Society Works, ser. 2, vol. 107); Nendeln, Liechtenstein 21967

BeckHuntAlvar

Charles Fraser Beckingham – George Wynn Brereton Huntingford (eds.), The Prester John of The Indies. A True Relation of the Lands of the Prester John, being the Narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Ethiopia in 1520, written by Father Francisco Alvarez, tr. by Lord Stanley of Alderly (1881), Cambridge 1961 (Hakluyt Society Works, ser. 2, vols. 114, 115)

BecRASO 1-15

Camillo Beccari, Rerum aethiopicarum scriptores occidentales inediti a saeculo XVI ad XIX, 15 vols., Romae 1905–17 [repr. Turnhout 1969]

BegCron

Francesco Béguinot, La Cronaca abbreviata d’Abissinia, nuova versione dall’Etiopico e commento, Roma 1901

BendLang

Marvin Lionel Bender et al., Language in Ethiopia, London 1976

BendNonSLang

Marvin Lionel Bender et al., The Non-Semitic Languages of Ethiopia, East Lansing 1976

BerkAdwa

George Fitz–Hardinge Berkeley, The Campaign of Adwa and the Rise of Menelik, London 1902, 21935, New York 31969

BiOr

Bibliotheca Orientalis, Leiden 1943ff.

BrakKirche

Heinzgerd Brakmann, TO PARA TOIC BARBAROIC ERGON QEION. Die Einwurzelung der Kirche im spätantiken Reich von Aksum, Bonn 1994

BrHad

Ulrich Braukämper, Geschichte der Hadiya Süd-Äthiopiens: von den Anfängen bis zur Revolution 1974, Wiesbaden 1980 (SKK 50),

BruNile

James Bruce of Kinnaird, Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1772 and 1773, 5 vols., Edinburgh 1790

BSO[A]S

Bulletin of the School of Oriental [and African] Studies, London 1900ff.

BTafA

Bairu Tafla (ed., tr.), Asma Giyorgis and His Work: History of the Galla and the Kingdom of Šawa, Stuttgart 1987 (AeF 18)

BudHist

Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, A History of Ethiopia, 2 vols., London 1928

BudSaint

Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge (ed.), The Book of the Saints of the Ethiopian Church, 4 vols., Cambridge 1928; repr. Hildesheim – New York 1976

BZHist

Bahru Zewde, A History of Modern Ethiopia, 1855–1974, London – Athens – Addis Ababa 1991

CE

Aziz S. Atiya (ed.), The Coptic Encyclopedia, 8 vols., New York 1991

CecZeila

Antonio Cecchi, Da Zeila alle frontiere del Caffa, 3 vols., Roma 1886–87

CerEt

Enrico Cerulli, Etiopia occidentale. (Dallo Scioa alla frontiera del Sudan). Note del viaggio 1927–28, Roma 1930-33 (Collezione di opere e di monografie a cura del Ministero delle Colonie 6),

CerFolk

Enrico Cerulli, The Folk-Literature of the Galla of Southern Abyssinia, Cambridge, MA 1922 (Harvard African Studies 3);

CerIslam

Enrico Cerulli, L’Islam di ieri e di oggi, Roma 1971 (Pubblicazioni dell’Istituto per l’Oriente 64)

CerLett

Enrico Cerulli, La letteratura etiopica, Milano 31968

CerPeople

Ernesta Cerulli, Peoples of South-East Ethiopia and its Borderland, London 1956 (Ethnographic Survey of Africa, North Eastern Africa 3),

CerStud 1-4

Enrico Cerulli, Studi Etiopici, vol. 1: La lingua e la storia di Harar; vol. 2: La lingua e la storia dei Sidamo, vol. 3: Il Linguaggio dei Giangero ed alcune lingue Sidama dell’Omo (Basketo, Ciara, Zaissè), vol. 4: La Lingua Caffina, Roma 1936, 1938, 1962, 1951;

ChAbb

Marius Chaîne, Catalogue des manuscrits éthiopiens de la collection d’Abbadie, Paris 1912

ChMonV

Marius Chaîne, Catalogue des manuscrits éthiopiens de la collection Mondon-Vidailhet, Paris 1913

ChojPaint

Stanislaw Chojnacki, Major Themes in Ethiopian Painting: Indigenous Developments, the Influence of Foreign Models, and their Adaptation from the 13th to the 19th Century, Wiesbaden 1983 (AeF 10)

CIH

Corpus inscriptionum semiticarum. IV: inscriptiones himyariticas et sabaeas continens, Paris

ClapHS

Christopher Clapham, Haile Selassie’s Government, London 1969

ColSyn

VI – XIV

Gérard Colin, Le synaxaire éthiopien. Mois de Maskaram, Turnhout 1986 (PO 43–3) [VI]; Mois de Teqemt, Turnhout 1987 (PO 44–1) [VII]; Mois de Ûedar, Turnhout 1988 (PO 44–3) [VIII]; Mois derr, Turnhout 1990 (PO 45–1) [IX]; Le mois de Yakkatit, Turnhout 1992 (PO 45-3) [X]; Le mois de Maggabit, Turnhout 1994 (PO 46–3) [XI]; Mois de Miyazya, Turnhout 1995 (PO 46–4) [XII]; Mois de Génbot , Turnhout 1997 (PO 47–3) [XIII]; Index généraux, annexes, Turnhout 1999 (PO 48–3) [XIV].

CRAbb [I – IV]

Carlo Conti Rossini, "Notice sur les manuscrits éthiopiens de la collection d’Abbadie", JA ser. 10, 15, 1912, 551–78 [I]; 20, 1913, 5–72, 449–94 [II]; ser. 11, 2, 1913, 5–64 [III]; 5, 1915, 189–238, 447–93 [IV]; repr. Paris 1914

CrawItin

Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford, Ethiopian Itineraries, circa 1400–1524, Including those Collected by Alessandro Zorzi at Venice in the Years 1519–24, Cambridge 1958

CRAxum

Carlo Conti Rossini, Documenta ad illustrandam historiam I. Liber Axumae, Parisiis – Lipsiae 1909–10 (CSCO 54, 58 [SAe 24, 27]);

CRHist

Carlo Conti Rossini (ed.), Historia Regis Sarsa Dengel (Malak Sagad). Accedit Historia gentis Galla curante Ignazio Guidi, Parisiis – Lipsiae 1907 (CSCO 20, 21 [SAe 3, 4]), repr. 1961

CRStor

Carlo Conti Rossini, Storia d’Etiopia, Bergamo [Milano] 1928

CrumLand

Donald Crummey, Land and Society in the Christian Kingdom of Ethiopia: from the Thirteenth to the Twentieth Century, Oxford 2000

CrumMis

Donald Crummey, Priests and politicians. Protestant and Catholic Missions in Orthodox Ethiopia 1830–1868, Oxford 1972

CSA 1998

Central Statistical Authority (ed.), The 1994 Population and Housing Census of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa 1998

CSA 2000

Central Statistical Authority (ed.), Statistical Abstract 1999, Addis Ababa 2000

CSCO

Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Louvain 1903ff.

CSO 1971

Central Statistical Office, Ethiopia. Statistical Abstract 1970, Addis Ababa 1971

DAE I–IV

Enno Littmann — Theodor von Lüpke (eds.), Reisebericht der Expedition. Topographie und Geschichte Aksums, Berlin 1913 [I]; Daniel Krencker — Theodor von Lüpke (eds.), Ältere Denkmäler Nordabessiniens. Mit einem Anhang von Robert Zahn, Berlin 1913 [II]; Theodor von Lüpke — Enno Littmann — Daniel Krencker (eds.), Profan- und Kulturbauten Nordabessiniens aus älterer und Neuerer Zeit, Berlin 1913 [III]; Enno Littmann (ed.), Sabäische, griechische und altabessinische Inschriften, Berlin 1913 [IV]

DaiMarEr

Giotto Dainelli – Olinto Marinelli, Risultati scientifici di un viaggio nella Colonia Eritrea, Firenze 1912

DicEthBio

Belaynesh Michael – Stanislaw Chojnacki – Richard Pankhurst (eds.), The Dictionary of Ethiopian Biography. I [Early Times to c. 1270 A.D.], Addis Ababa 1975

DillmLex

Christian Friedrich August Dillmann, Lexicon Linguae Aethiopicae, Lipsiae 1865; repr. New York 1955; Osnabrück 1970

DillmLond

Christian Friedrich August Dillmann, Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum orientalium qui in Museo Britannica asservantur. Pars Tertia, codices aethiopicos amplectens, Londini 1847

DombrChr

Franz Amadeus Dombrowski, Tanasee 106: eine Chronik der Herrscher Äthiopiens, Wiesbaden 1983 (AeF 12a, 12b)

DTWDic

Dästa Täklä Wäld, Addis yäýamaréñña mäzgäbä qalat bäkahnaténna bäòagärä säb qwanqwa täsafä, ‘A New Dictionary of Amharic. Written in Accordance with the Parlance of the Clergy and the Peasants’, Addis Abäba 1962 A.M. [1970 A.D.]

EgeClass

Svein Ege, Class, State and Power in Africa. A Case Study of the Kingdom of Shäwa (Ethiopia) about 1840, Wiesbaden 1996 (AeF 46),

EI2

The Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden 21954ff.

EMAtlas

Ethiopian Mapping Authority, National Atlas of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa 1988

EMML I–X

William F. Macomber (I–III, V–VII) – Getatchew Haile (IV–X), A Catalogue of Ethiopian Manuscripts Microfilmed for the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library, Addis Abeba and for the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, Collegeville, vol. I: Project Numbers 1–300, Collegeville 1975; vol. II: Project Numbers 301–700, Collegeville 1976; vol. III: Project Numbers 701–1100, Collegeville 1978; vol. IV: Project Numbers 1101–1500, Collegeville 1979; vol. V: Project Numbers 1501–2000, Collegeville 1981; vol. VI: Project Numbers 2001–2500, Collegeville 1982; vol. VII: Project Numbers 2501–3000, Collegeville 1983; vol. VIII: Project Numbers 3001–3500, Collegeville 1985; vol. IX: Project Numbers 3501–4000, Collegeville 1987; vol. X: Project Numbers 4001–5000, Collegeville 1993

EncAfr

Keith Irvine – L. H. Ofosu-Appiah, The Encyclopaedia Africana Dictionary of African Biography, vol. 1: Ethiopia – Ghana, New York 1977

EncSan

Enciclopedia dei santi: le Chiese orientali, Roma 1998ff.

ErDizBio

Guiseppe Puglisi, Chi è? dell’Eritrea 1952. Dizionario Biografico con una cronologia, Asmara 1952

EthObs

Ethiopia Observer, Addis Ababa 1956–74

FusTeo

Luigi Fusella (ed.), Yate tewodros tarik, 'Chronicle of Emperor Tewodros’, Rome 1959, 10 [tr. as Id., "La cronaca dell’Imperatore Teodoro II di Etiopia in un manoscritto amarico", Annali IUO, 6, 1954-56, 61-121, here 70f.];

GasEth

Alain Gascon, La Grande Éthiopie, une utopie africaine. Éthiopie ou Oromie, l’intégration des hautes terres du Sud, Paris 1995

GebMolIyas

Gebre Igziabiher Elyas, Prowess, Piety and Politics: the Chronicle of Abeto Iyasu and Empress Zewditu of Ethiopia (1909–1930), ed., tr. by Reidulf Knut Molvaer, Kö ln 1994 (SKK 104),

GerLit

Albert Gérard, Four African Literatures: Xhosa, Sotho, Zulu, Amharic, Berkeley – Los Angeles 1971

GraggDic

Gene B. Gragg, Oromo Dictionary, Michigan 1982

GrebSLex

Sylvain Grébaut, Supplément au Lexicon Linguae Aethiopicae de August Dillmann (1965) et Édition du Lexique de Juste d’Urbin (1850–1855), Paris 1952

GreSyn IV–V

Sylvain Grébaut, Le synaxaire éthiopien. Les mois de Tahschasch, Ter et Yakatit, publiés et traduits par Sylvain Grébaut, IV: Le mois de Tahschasch, Paris 1927 (PO 15–5) [IV]; Le mois de Tahšaš (fin), traduit par Geneviève Nollet, Paris 1945 (PO 26–1) [V]

GreTisVat

Sylvain Grébaut – Eugène Tisserant, Codices Æthiopici Vaticani et Borgiani, Barberinianus Orientalis 2, Rossinianus 865, Pars Prior, enarratio codicum, Romae 1935

GSMen

sähafe téýézaz Gäbrä Íéllase, Tarikä zämän zädagmawi Ménilék néguíä nägäít zäýityopya, ‘Chronicle of Ménilék II, King of Kings of Ethiopia’, Addis Abäba 1959 A.M. [1966/67 A.D.]

GueCopMen

Guèbrè Sellasié, Chronique du Règne de Ménélik II, Roi des Rois d’Éthiopie, ed. by Maurice de Coppet, tr. by Tèsfa Sellassié, Paris 1930–31

Guida

Consociazione Turistica Italiana (ed.), Guida dell’Africa Orientale Italiana, Milano 1938

GuiIohan

Ignazio Guidi (ed., tr.), Annales Iohannis I, Iyasu I et Bakaffa, Parisiis – Lipsiae 1903 (CSCO 24, 25 [SAe 7, 8]); repr. Louvain 1960–61

GuiIyas

Ignazio Guidi (ed., tr.), Annales Regum ýIyasu II et ýIyoýas, Parisiis – Lipsiae 1910–12 (CSCO 66, 61 [SAe 29, 28]); repr. Louvain 1960–61

GuiSLett

Ignazio Guidi, Storia della letteratura etiopica, Roma 1932

GuiSyn I –III

Ignazio Guidi, Le Synaxaire éthiopien. Les mois de Sanê, Hamlê et Nahasê, publiés et traduits par I.Guidi, avec le concours de MM. L. Desnoyer et A. Singlas. I: Mois de Sanê, Paris 1906 (PO 1–5); II: Mois de Hamlê, Paris 1909 (PO 7–3); III: Mois de Nahasê et de Pâguemên (traduction de S.Grébaut), Paris 1912 (PO 9–4).

GuiVoc

Ignazio Guidi, Vocabolario Amarico–Italiano, Roma 1901; repr. Roma 1953

HabKön

Eike Haberland, Untersuchungen zum äthiopischen Königtum, Wiesbaden 1965 (SKK 18),

HamSixBerl

Ernst Hammerschmidt – Veronika Six, Äthiopische Handschriften. 1: Die Handschriften der Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Wiesbaden 1983 (VOHD XX, 4)

HamTana 1, 2

Ernst Hammerschmidt, Äthiopische Handschriften vom Tanasee. 1: Reisebericht und Beschreibung der Handschriften in dem Kloster des heiligen Gabriel auf der Insel Kebran, Wiesbaden 1973 (VOHD XX, 1); 2: Die Handschriften von Dabra Maryam und von Rema, Wiesbaden 1977 (VOHD XX, 2)

HerTar

Òéruy Wäldä Íéllase, ywät tarik, ‘Life Stories’, Addis Abäba 1915 A.M. [1922/23 A.D.]

HillBD

Richard Hill, A Biographical Dictionary of the Anglo–Egyptian Sudan, London 1951

HSLife

Haile Selassie I, My Life and Ethiopia’s Progress, 1892–1937, ed., tr., by Edward Ullendorff, Oxford 1976

HuntAmd

George Wynn Brereton Huntingford (ed., tr.), The Glorious Victories of ŸAmda-Seyon, King of Ethiopia, Oxford 1965

HuntGal

George Wynn Brereton Huntingford, The Galla of Ethiopia. The Kingdoms of Kafa and Janjero, London 1955 (Ethnological Survey of North-East Africa 2);

HuntGeogr

George Wynn Brereton Huntingford, The Historical Geography of Ethiopia. From the First Century AD to 1704, ed. by Richard Pankhurst, London 1989 (Union Académique Internationale; Fontes historiae africanae, series varia 4)

HuntLand

George Wynn Brereton Huntingford, The Land Charters of Northern Ethiopia, Addis Ababa – Nairobi 1965 (Monographs in Ethiopian Land Tenure no. 1);

IJAHS

International Journal of African Historical Studies, Boston – New York 1968ff.

JA

Journal asiatique, Paris 1822ff.

JAH

The Journal of African History, Cambridge 1960ff.

JES

Journal of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa 1963ff.

JSS

Journal of Semitic Studies, Manchester 1956ff.

KaneDic

Thomas Leiper Kane, Amharic–English Dictionary, 2 vols., Wiesbaden 1990

KaneLit

Thomas Leiper Kane, Ethiopian Literature in Amharic, Wiesbaden 1975

KapMon

Steven Kaplan, The Monastic Holy Man and the Christianization of Early Solomonic Ethiopia, Wiesbaden 1984 (SKK 73),

KilHDic

Tom Killion, Historical Dictionary of Eritrea, London 1998

KinBibl

Kinefe-Rigb Zelleke, "Bibliography of the Ethiopic Hagiographical Traditions", JES 13, 2, 1975, 57–102

KolTrad 1

Johannes Kolmodin, Traditions de Tsazzega et Hazzega. I: Textes tigrigna, Rome 1912 (Archives d’Études Orientales 5:1)

KolTrad 2

Johannes Axel Kolmodin, Traditions de Tsazzega et Hazzega, II : Traduction Française, Uppsala 1915 (Archives d’Études Orientales, vol. 5:2)

KolTrad 3

Johannes Axel Kolmodin, Traditions de Tsazzega et Hazzega, III : Annales et documents, Upsal 1914 (Archives d’études orientales 5:3)

KrAmdS

Manfred Kropp (ed., tr.), Der siegreiche Feldzug des Königs ŸAmda-Seyon gegen die Muslime in Adal im Jahre 1332 N.Chr., Lovanii 1994 (CSCO 538, 539 [SAe 99, 100 ])

KTMast

Käbbädä Täsämma, Yätarik mastawäša, ‘Historical Memoirs’, Addis Abäba 1962 A.M. [1969/70 A.D.], 21963 A.M. [1970/71 A.D.]

KWKDic

Kidanä Wäldä Kéfle, shafä säwaséw wägéíí wämäzgäbä qalat haddis nébabu bägéŸéz féóéw bamaréñña, ‘A Book of Grammar and Verb, and a New Dictionary. GéŸéz Entries with Amharic Definitions’, Addis Abäba 1948 A.M. [1955/56 A.D.]

LesCDic

Wolf Leslau, Comparative Dictionary of GÊŸÊz (Classical Ethiopic): GÊŸÊz – English. English – GÊŸÊz. With an Index of the Semitic Roots, Wiesbaden 1987

LevWax

Donald Nathan Levine, Wax and gold. Tradition and Innovation in Ethiopian Culture, Chicago – London 1965

LewJimm

Herbert Samuel Lewis, A Galla Monarchy: Jimma Abba Jifar, Ethiopia, 1830–1932, Madison 1965

LewPeople

Ioan Myrddin Lewis, Peoples of the Horn of Africa: Somali, Afar and Saho, London 1955 (Ethnographic Survey of Africa, North Eastern Africa 1),

Lockot I

Hans Wilhelm Lockot, Bibliographia Aethiopica: Die äthiopienkundliche Literatur des deutschsprachigen Raums, Wiesbaden 1982 (AeF 9)

Lockot II

Hans Wilhelm Lockot, Bibliographia Aethiopica II: the Horn of Africa in English Literature, ed. by Siegbert Uhlig – Verena Böll, Wiesbaden 1998 (AeF 41)

LöfUpp

Oscar Löfgren, Katalog über die äthiopischen Handschriften in der Universitätsbibliothek Uppsala, Uppsala 1974

LudHist

Hiob Ludolf, Historia Aethiopica sive brevis..., Francofurti ad Moenum 1681

LusStud

Gianfrancesco Lusini, Studi sul monachesimo eustaziano (secoli XIV-XV), Napoli 1993 (StAfEt 3)

MahHorse

Blattén Géta Mahtämä-Sellasé Wäldä-Mäsqäl, "A Study of the Ethiopian Culture of Horse-Names", JES 7, 2, 1969, 195–303; first printed as Óe bäläw, Addis Abäba 1961 A.M. [1968/69 A.D.]

MahZekr

blatten geta Maòtämä Íéllase Wäldä Mäsqäl, Zékrä nägär, ‘Memorable Things’, Addis Abäba 21962 A.M. [1969/70 A.D.]

MarAmdS

Paolo Marrassini, Lo Scettro e la croce. La campagna di ‘Amda Seyon I contro l’Ifat (1332), Napoli 1993 (StAfEt 4),

MasMis

Guglielmo Massaja, I miei trentacinque anni di missione nell’alta Etiopia, 12 vols., Milano 1885–95

MesAtlas[2]

Mesfin Wolde-Mariam, An Atlas of Ethiopia, Addis Abeba 1970 [revised Asmera 1971]

MesGeogr

Mesfin Wolde Mariam, An Introductory Geography of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa 1972

MHAksum

Stuart C. Munro-Hay, Aksum. An African Civilisation of Late Antiquity, Edinburgh 1991

MHasOr

Mohammed Hassen, The Oromo of Ethiopia: a History 1580–1860, Cambridge 1990 (African Studies Series 66)

MockWar

Anthony Mockler, Haile Selassie’s War: the Italian-Ethiopian Campaign, 1935–1941, London – New York 1984

MonVidTheo

François Marie Casimir Mondon-Vidailhet (ed., tr.), Chronique de Theodoros II, roi des rois d’Éthiopie (1853-1868) [d’après alaqa Walda-Maryam], Paris 1904 (repr. Westmead 21971), 3f. (text) = 5f. (tr.);

MorTeo

Martino Mario Moreno, "La Cronaca di Re Teodoro Attributa al Dabtara Zaneb", RSE 2, 1942, 143-80

MRALm

Memorie della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, classe di scienze morali, storiche e filologiche, Roma

MuhTarih

Muhammad ŸUôman Abu Bakr, Taýr Iritriya al-muŸasir: ardan wa-šaŸban (‘The Contemporary History of Eritrea: Land and People’), Cairo 1994

NadEr

Siegfried Frederick Nadel, The Races and Tribes of Eritrea, Asmara 1944

Nubica et Æthiopica. Internationales Jahrbuch für koptische, meroitisch-nubische, äthiopische und verwandte Studien, Warszawa 1987ff.

NEASt

Northeast African Studies, East Lansing 1979ff.

OMahPh

Kevin O’Mahoney, "The Ebullient Phoenix". A History of the Vicariate of Abyssinia, 3 vols., Asmara 1982, 1987, 1991

OrChr

Oriens Christianus, Leipzig – Wiesbaden 1901ff.

OrChrA

Orientalia Christiana Analecta, Roma 1938ff.

OrChrP

Orientalia Christiana Periodica, Roma 1935ff.

PankBord

Richard Pankhurst, The Ethiopian Borderlands: Essays in Regional History from Ancient Times to the End of the 18th Century, Lawrenceville – Asmara 1997

PankEcon

Richard Pankhurst, Economic History of Ethiopia 1800–1935, Addis Ababa 1968

PankHist I, II

Richard Pankhurst, History of Ethiopian Towns from the Middle Ages to the Early Ninteenth Century, Wiesbaden 1982 (AeF 8); Id., History of Ethiopian Towns from the Mid-Nineteenth Century to 1935, Wiesbaden 1985 (AeF 17)

PerChron

Francisco Maria Esteves Pereira, Chronica de Susenyos, rei de Ethiopia, 2 vols., Lisboa 1892–1900

PerGov

Margery Perham, The Government of Ethiopia, London 1948

PerrAmdS

Jules Perruchon (tr., ed.), "Histoire des guerres d’ŸAmda-yôn, roi d’Éthiopie", JA 8 sér., 14, 1889, 271–363, 381–493; repr. Paris 1890

PerrEsk

Jules Perruchon, "Histoire d’Eskender, d’Amda-Seyon II et de Na’od, rois d’Éthiopie. Texte éthiopien inédit comprenant en outre un fragment de la chronique de Baýeda-Mâryâm, leur prédécesseur, et traduction", JA 9 sér., 3, 1894, 319–66

PerrZarY

Jules Perruchon, Les chroniques de Zar’a YaŸqôb et de Ba’eda Mâryâm, rois d’Éthiopie de 1434 à 1478, Paris 1893 (Bibliothèque de l’École Pratique des Hautes Études. Sciences Philologique et Historique 93)

PICES

Proceedings of the International Conferences of Ethiopian Studies, 1959ff.

PICES 1

[Enrico Cerulli (ed.)], Atti del Convegno di Studi Etiopici (Roma, 2-4 aprile 1959), Roma 1960 (Academia Nazionale dei Lincei 357, Problemi Attuali di Scienza e di Cultura 48)

PICES 10

Claude Lepage – Etienne Delage (eds.), Études Éthiopiennes. Actes de la Xe conférence internationale des études éthiopiennes, Paris, 24–28 août 1988, vol. 1, Paris 1994

PICES 11

Bahru Zewde – Richard Pankhurst – Taddese Beyene (eds.), Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, 2 vols., Addis Ababa 1994

PICES 12

Harold Golden Marcus (ed.), New Trends in Ethiopian Studies. Papers of the 12th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Michigan State University, 5–10 September 1994, 3 vols., Lawrenceville 1994

PICES 13

Katsuyoshi Fukui – Eisei Kurimoto – Masayoshi Shigeta (eds.), Ethiopia in Broader Perspective. Papers of the XIIIth International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Kyoto, 12–17 December 1997, Kyoto 1997

PICES 14

Baye Yimam (ed.), Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, 6–11 November 2000, forthcoming

PICES 2

Charles Fraser Beckingham – Edward Ullendorff, Ethiopian Studies. Papers read at the Second International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (Manchester, July [8–11] 1963), Manchester 1964 [=JSS 9, 1]

PICES 3

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PICES 4

[Enrico Cerulli (ed.)], IV Congresso Internazionale di Studi Etiopici, [10 – 15 April 1972], 2 vols., Roma 1974 (Accademia dei Lincei 371, Problemi Attuali di Scienza e di Cultura 191)

PICES 5a

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PICES 5b

Robert Lee Hess (ed.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference of Ethiopian Studies. Session B, April 13–16, 1978, Chicago 1979

PICES 6

Gideon Goldenberg (ed.), Ethiopian Studies. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 14–17 April 1980, Rotterdam 1986

PICES 7

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PICES 8

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PICES 9

Anatoly Andreevich Gromyko (ed.), Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Ethiopian Studies, Moscow, 26–29 August 1986, 6 vols., Moscow 1988

PO

Patrologia Orientalis, Paris 1903ff.

PolEr

Alberto Pollera, Le popolazioni indigene dell’Eritrea, Bologna 1935

PrRosDic

Chris Prouty – Eugene Rosenfeld, Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia and Eritrea, New Jersey 21994

QSE

Quaderni di Studi Etiopici, Asmara 1980ff.

RevSem

Revue sémitique d’épigraphie et d’histoire ancienne, Paris 1893–1914

RIE

Etienne Bernand – Abraham Johannes Drewes – Roger Schneider, Recueil des inscriptions de l’Éthiopie des périodes pré-axoumite et axoumite, vol. 1: Les documents, vol. 2: Les planches, Paris 1991.

ROC

Revue de l’Orient chrétien, Paris 1896ff.

RRALm

Rendiconti della Reale Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Classe di scienze morali, storiche e filologiche, Roma 1892ff.

RSE

Rassegna di Studi Etiopici, Roma 1941ff.

RSO

Rivista degli studi orientali, Roma 1907ff.

RubActa 1

Sven Rubenson (ed.), Correspondence and Treaties 1800–1854, Evanston – Addis Abeba 1987 (Acta Aethiopica 1)

RubActa 2

Sven Rubenson (ed.), Tewodros and his Contemporaries 1855–1868, Lund – Addis Ababa 1994 (Acta Aethiopica 2)

RubActa 3

Sven Rubenson (ed.), Internal Rivalries and Foreign Threats 1869–1879, Addis Ababa – Lund – New Brunswick 2000 (Acta Aethiopica 3)

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Sven Rubenson, The Survival of Ethiopian Independence, London 1976

RubTew

Sven Rubenson, King of Kings Tewodros of Ethiopia, Addis Abeba – Nairobi 1966 (Haile Sellassie I University Department of History, Historical Studies 2),

S.L.L.E. linguistic reports

Study of Little-known Languages of Ethiopia. Linguistic Reports, Addis Ababa

SAe

Scriptores aethiopici (within CSCO)

SerHist

Sergew Hable Sellassie, Ancient and Medieval Ethiopian History to 1270, Addis Ababa 1972

SixBay

Veronika Six, Äthiopische Handschriften. 2: Die Handschriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek, Wiesbaden 1989 (VOHD XX, 5)

SixDeu

Veronika Six, Äthiopische Handschriften. 3: Handschriften deutscher Bibliotheken, Museen und aus Privatbesitz, Wiesbaden 1989 (VOHD XX, 6)

SixTana 3

Veronika Six, Äthiopische Handschriften vom Tanasee. 3: Nebst einem Nachtrag zum Katalog der äthiopischen Handschriften deutscher Bibliotheken und Museen, Wiesbaden 1999 (VOHD XX, 3)

SKK

Studien zur Kulturkunde, Wiesbaden 1933ff.

StAfEt

Studi Africanistici. Serie Etiopica, Napoli [IUO] 1992ff.

StrANL

Stefan Strelcyn, Catalogue des manuscrits éthiopiens de l’Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. Fonds Conti Rossini et Fonds Caetani 209, 375, 376, 377, 378, Roma 1976 (Indici e sussidi bibliografici della biblioteca 9)

StrBritLib

Stefan Strelcyn, Catalogue of Ethiopian Manuscripts in the British Library Acquired since the Year 1877, London 1978.

StStud

Volker Stitz, Studien zur Kulturgeographie Zentraläthiopiens, Bonn 1974 (Bonner geographische Abhandlungen 51).

TadTChurch

Taddesse Tamrat, Church and State in Ethiopia 1270–1527, Oxford 1972.

THMDic

Täsämma Habtä Mikaýel, íate Bérhan Täsämma yäýamaréñña mäzgäbä qalat, ‘Täsämma, the Light Revealer. An Amharic Dictionary’, Addis Abäba 1951 A.M. [1958/59 A.D.]

TilDic

Tilahun Gamta, Oromo–English Dictionary, Addis Ababa 1989

TrIslam

John Spencer Trimingham, Islam in Ethiopia, London – Oxford – New York 1965

TSTarik 1

Täklä Sadéq Mäkwériya, ýityopya tarik andäñña mäshaf: nubiya – aksum zagwéye éskä Ÿaìe Yékwénno Amlak zämänä mängéít, ‘History of Ethiopia. Book I: Nubia, Aksum, Zagwe till the time of reign of ase Yékunno Amlak’, Addis Abäba 1951 A.M. [1958/59 A.D.]

TSTarik 2

Täklä Sadéq Mäkwériya, ýityopya tarik hulättäñña mäshaf:Ÿaìe Yékwénno Amlak éskä Ÿaìe Lébnä Déngél, ‘History of Ethiopia. Book II: from ase Yékunno Amlak to ase Lébnä Déngél’, Addis Abäba 1951 A.M. [1958/59 A.D.];

TSTarik 3

Täklä Sadéq Mäkwériya, ýityopya tarik íostäñña mäshaf:Ÿaìe Lébnä Déngél éskä Ÿaìe Tewodros, ‘History of Ethiopia. Book III: From ase Lébnä Déngél to ase Tewodros, Addis Abäba 1951 A.M. [1958/59 A.D.]; 51965 A.M. [1972/73 A.D.]

TSTarik 4

Täklä Sadéq Mäkwériya, ýityopya tarik aratäñña mäshaf:ýaìe Tewodros éskä gérmawi Òaylä Íéllase, ‘History of Ethiopia. Book IV: From ase Tewodros to Òaylä Íéllase the Great’, Addis Abäba 1954 A.M. [1961/62 A.D.]

UhPal

Siegbert Uhlig, Äthiopische Paläographie, Stuttgart 1988 (AeF 22)

UllBibl

Edward Ullendorff, Ethiopia and the Bible, London 1968 (The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy 1967)

USCES

Harold Golden Marcus – John Hinnant (eds.), Proceedings of the First United States Conference on Ethiopian Studies, 1973, East Lansing 1975 (Monograph no. 3, Occasional Papers Series, Committee on Ethiopian Studies)

VelMaw

Bernard Velat, "Le Mawaséýét et les livres de chant liturgique éthiopien", in: Mémorial du Cinquantenaire de l’Ecole des Langues Orientales Anciennes de l’Institut Catholique de Paris, Paris 1964 (Travaux de l’Institut catholique de Paris 10), 159–70

VelMe I–II

Bernard Velat, MéŸéraf. Commun de l’office divin éthiopien pour toute l’année. Texte éthiopien avec variantes, Paris 1966 (PO 34) [I = text]; Études sur le MéŸéraf, commun de l’office divin éthiopien. Introduction, traduction française, commentaire liturgique et musical, Paris 1966 (PO 33) [II = tr.]

VelSoDe I–II

Bernard Velat, Soma Deggua. Antiphonaire du carême. Quatre premières semaines, Paris 1966 (PO 32–1, 32–2 [no. 151, 152]) [I = text]; Paris 1969 (PO 32–3, 32–4 [no. 153, 154]) [II = tr.]

VOHD

Verzeichnis der orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland, Berlin 1961ff.

VSAe I–III

Adolf Ellegard Jensen (ed.), Altvölker Süd-Äthiopiens, mit Beiträgen von Eike Haberland – Adolf Ellegard Jensen – W. Schulz-Weidner – Elisabeth Pauli, Stuttgart 1959 (Völker Süd-Äthiopiens. Ergebnisse der Frobenius-Expeditionen 1950–52, 1954–56, Teil 1) [I]; Eike Haberland, Galla Süd-Äthiopiens, mit einem Beitrag von K. Reinhardt, Stuttgart 1963 (Völker Süd-Äthiopiens. Ergebnisse der Frobenius-Expeditionen 1950–52, 1954–56, Teil 2) [II]; Helmut Straube, Westkuschitische Völker Süd-Äthiopiens, mit einem Beitrag von W. Schulz-Weidner, Stuttgart 1963 (Völker Süd-Äthiopiens. Ergebnisse der Frobenius-Expeditionen 1950–52, 1954–56, Teil 3) [III]

WagFath

Ewald Wagner (ed., tr.), Legende und Geschichte. Der Fath Madinat Harar von Yahya Nasrallah, Wiesbaden 1978 (Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 44, 3),

WrBriMus

William Wright, Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscripts in the British Museum acquired since the Year 1847, London 1877

ZA

Zeitschrift für Assyrologie und verwandte Gebiete, Leipzig 1886–1938

ZanLitTheo

däbtära Zännäb, The Chronicle of King Theodore of Abyssinia, ed. by Enno Littmann, Princeton 1902

ZDMG

Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft, Leipzig – Wiesbaden – Stuttgart 1847ff.

ZewYohan

Zewde Gabre-Sellassie, Yohannes IV of Ethiopia: a Political Biography, Oxford 1975

ZotBNat

Herman Zotenberg, Catalogue des manuscrits éthiopiens (Gheez et Amharique) de la Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris 1877.

ZSem

Zeitschrift für Semitistik und verwandte Gebiete, [Leipzig] 1922–35

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