Aethiopica 19 (2016)
Edited in the Asien-Afrika-Institut, Abteilung für Afrikanistik und Äthiopistik der Universität Hamburg
by Alessandro Bausi in cooperation with Bairu Tafla, Ulrich Braukämper, Ludwig Gerhardt, Hilke Meyer-Bahlburg and Siegbert Uhlig
2017. 328 pages, 1 diagram, 38 ill., pb
EUR 59,– (D)
Aethiopica. International Journal of Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies is an internationally refereed academic journal, edited at the Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies and at the Department of African and Ethiopian Studies of the Asien-Afrika-Institut at the University of Hamburg. It is published annually in a printed version.
The journal focuses on philology, linguistics, archaeology, history, cultural anthropology, religion, philosophy, literature, and manuscript studies, with a regional emphasis on Eritrea, Ethiopia, the Horn of Africa, and related areas. The journal welcomes contributions on relevant academic topics as well as on recent research in the respective fields. Each issue of Aethiopica contains reviews of books which form a substantial section of the journal. Aethiopica is published mainly in English. Articles in French, German and Italian are also accepted for publication. An English abstract for all articles in any language is provided.
The history of Aethiopica began in 1998 with the aim of combining topics traditional in Ethiopian Studies with other fields of study and research. The journal has built up a reputation as one of the top ranked international academic journals in its field. There is also a series of Supplements to Aethiopica consisting of monographs that are published occasionally.
From the table of contents:
Fr. Maximous el-Antony & Jesper Blid & Aaron Michael Butts, An Early Ethiopic Manuscript Fragment (Twelfth–Thirteenth Century) from the Monastery of St Antony (Egypt)
Getatchew Haile, The Marginal Notes in the Abba Gärima Gospels
Mersha Alehegne, Orature on Literature: The Case of Abba Gärima and His Gospel
Sara Fani, Arabic Grammar Traditions in Gibe and Harar: Regional Continuity vs Specificity of Scholarship
Anaïs Wion & Anne Damon-Guillot & Stéphanie Weisser, Sound and Power in the Christian Realm of Ethiopia (Seventeenth–Eighteenth Centuries)
Minako Ishihara, Change in the Significance of Affiliation to Ṭarīqa: the Case of Tiǧāniyya in and around Ǧimma
Michele Petrone, Ethiopian Tiǧāniyya in Context
Alessandro Bausi, The Encyclopaedia Aethiopica and Ethiopian Studies
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