A report on YejjuAwrajja and Habesha peoples

A map of the former Awrajjas of Ethiopia
Abyssinia depicted on map before 1884 Berlin Conference to divide Africa.
Approximate realm of the ancient Kingdom of Dʿmt.
Emperor Yohannes IV with his son and heir, Ras Araya Selassie Yohannes.
Fasilides' Castle in Gondar, Amhara Region.
Nigist (Queen) Makeda of Sheba
Ancient stone slabs with Sabaean inscriptions found at Yeha, Ethiopia.
The Ge'ez script on a 15th-century Ethiopian Coptic prayer book.
Traditional Habesha injera
Habesha women in traditional Habesha kemis performing a folklore dance.
Eritrean Tigrinya: A traditional wedding.
This leather painting depicts Ethiopian Orthodox priests playing sistra and a drum
The Chapel of the Tablet at the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion is believed to house the original Ark of the Covenant.
The Mosque of the Companions, Massawa, reportedly Africa's oldest mosque, built by Muhammad’s companions in 615 CE.
An Ethiopian Jewish Israeli Border Policeman

Awrajja (አውራጃ) were the third-level country subdivisions which subdivided the Provinces of Ethiopia prior to 1996.

- Awrajja

As early as 1890, under the reign of Menelik II, the homeland of the Yejju was organized into an Ethiopian province (awrajja) named for them.

- Yejju

The decline in the prestige of the dynasty led to the semi-anarchic era of Zemene Mesafint ("Era of the Princes"), in which rival warlords fought for power and the Yejju Oromo enderases (, "regents") had effective control.

- Habesha peoples
A map of the former Awrajjas of Ethiopia

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