The Quest for the Ark of the Covenant

The Quest for the Ark of the Covenant

The True History of the Tablets of Moses

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In the old crenellated church of Mary of Zion in Aksum, Ethiopia, an object is kept that emperors, patriarchs, and priests have assured the world is the most important religious relic of all time: the Ark of the Covenant. Are the legends true? Or is this story a monumental deception? In a triumph of historical detective work the acclaimed Ethiopia expert Stuart Munro-Hay traces the extraordinary legend of Ethiopia's Ark through ancient texts, local stories, from the Bible and from the writings of sixteenth and seventeenth century Jesuits up to modern times, before he reaches his conclusion.The Quest for the Ark of the Covenant settles the mystery of the Ark in Aksum once and for all.


McMillan Palgrave
In the old crenellated church of Mary of Zion in Aksum, Ethiopia, an object is kept that emperors, patriarchs, and priests have assured the world is the most important religious relic of all time: the Ark of the Covenant. Are the legends true? Or is this story a monumental deception? In a triumph of historical detective work the acclaimed Ethiopia expert Stuart Munro-Hay traces the extraordinary legend of Ethiopia's Ark through ancient texts, local stories, from the Bible and from the writings of sixteenth and seventeenth century Jesuits up to modern times, before he reaches his conclusion. The Quest for the Ark of the Covenant settles the mystery of the Ark in Aksum once and for all.


Baker
& Taylor

Traces a historian's search in Ethiopia for the Ark of the Covenant, a quest during which he investigates legends, ancient writings, local stories, and possible deceptions surrounding a relic at the Mary of Zion crenelated church in Aksum. By the author of Ethiopia, The Unknown Land.

Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2005
ISBN: 9781850436683
1850436681
Branch Call Number: 296.493 MUNRO
Characteristics: xi, 276 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm

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