An Ethiopian Journal

"Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters"

The Battle of Adwa

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The stunning victory at Adwa required Europeans to take Ethiopia and Africa more seriously. It not only initiated a decade of negotiations with European powers in which nine border treaties were signed, it made Europeans begin to reconsider their prejudices against Africans. It came to symbolize a rising awareness among Europeans of African political resources and yearnings and an increasing recognition of indigenous African cultural accomplishments. ”

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Written by Tseday

September 19, 2008 at 6:09 am

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  1. Adwa, was the battle of all battles. So much is believed to have not been chronicled in regards to the Adwa battle.

    Dr. Ethiopia

    September 19, 2008 at 7:25 pm


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