Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Life in Abyssinia: by Mansfield Parkyns 1868

Life in Abyssinia: Three years' residence and travels in that country 1868 by Mansfield Parkyns:

The book covers: Trip through the Suez Canal to Jeddah, Interactions in Jedda, Suakin, Massawa and its inhabitants, Naib’s guide, Umkullu,  lions elephants, Interactions at Ailet, the Saho villages, Hamassein,  Kodofellasi, Mereb, Adwa, Howzayn, Axum,  and descriptions of other places and their inhabitants. Manners and Customs, Personal appearance, Births and marriages, Deaths and Funerals, etc. 

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