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a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat

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From the northeast, for several months, Abdul Mourak, in command of a detachment of Abyssinian soldiers, had been assiduously searching for the Arab raider, Achmet Zek, who, six months previously, had affronted the majesty of Abdul Mourak's emperor by conducting a slave raid within the boundaries of Menelek's domain.
From a chance remark of the Abyssinian, Werper discovered the purpose of the expedition, and when he realized that these men were the enemies of Achmet Zek, he took heart, and immediately blamed his predicament upon the Arab.
Lest, however, he might again fall into the hands of the raider, he discouraged Abdul Mourak in the further prosecution of his pursuit, assuring the Abyssinian that Achmet Zek commanded a large and dangerous force, and also that he was marching rapidly toward the south.
The first person the big black's eyes fell upon as he was hustled into the presence of the Abyssinian officer, was M.
The name of the town, translated from the Abyssinian, is New Gondar.
She answered him in Abyssinian, but brokenly and with an accent that betrayed how recently she had acquired her slight knowledge of the tongue.
Few outsiders understand the extent of the hatred and suspicion Abyssinians harbor.
Among their topics are al-Suyuti the intolerant ecumenist: law and theology in Ta'yid al-haqiqa al-'aliyya wa-tashyid al-tariqah al-Shadhiliyya, discussions between al-Suyuti and others about the taylasan as a contested garment in the Mamluk Period, al-Suyuti's stance toward worldly power: a reexamination based on unpublished and under-studied sources, preservation through elaboration: the historicisation of the Abyssinians in his Raf'shan al-Hubshan, al-Suyuti and the art of concise hadith commentary, and al-Suyuti and erotic literature.
BEST known for their album Satta Massagana, The Abyssinians are among the founding fathers of reggae.
Happily, one such act, the Jamaican roots-reggae torch-bearers The Abyssinians, still tour the world with their close harmonies intact after more than five decades.
As the authors of Abyssinian Christianity conclude, "the promotion of the new faith developed into the single point of personal and public identification and unity for Abyssinians.
Emphasising the global outcry of African and African-descended peoples over the Italian aggression, the London-based Trinidadian activist George Padmore (1903-59) wrote in the African-American periodical The Crisis that 'the struggles of the Abyssinians is [sic] fundamentally a part of the struggles of the black race the world over for national freedom, political, social and racial emancipation.
This paper is a result of research from literature review, interviews conducted among Abyssinians (Eritreans and Ethiopians) living in the US, personal observations and review of a video cassette entitled "mistir nay' ta kofo" (the secret in the granary).
Those who'd like to add a little Jamaican flavor to their week can catch the Abyssinians with Etana at 9 p.
Abyssinia's first modern war occurred in 1867 when members of a British diplomatic mission were imprisoned, which led to the dispatch an Anglo-Indian force to show the Abyssinians the error of their ways.