The Greeks in Ethiopia: Economic, Political, and Social Life c. 1740-1936
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Robert G. Gregory
Migration, Hellenic, Language, Connections, Culture, Religion
This is a study roughly of the second and third periods of the Greek experiences in Ethiopia. In the eighteenth century the Greeks resumed a tradition of intimate involvement with Ethiopia which had been interrupted for a thousand years. They maintained both a physical presence in the country and a close contact with Ethiopian affairs from abroad. The Hellenic factor primarily affected economic and political life, but also had important ramifications in religious affairs. The Greeks never enjoyed a large population in Ethiopia, but their impact in proportion to their numbers was significant.
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Natsoulas, Theodore, "The Greeks in Ethiopia: Economic, Political, and Social Life c. 1740-1936" (1975). History - Dissertations. Paper 54.