Ancient churches, mysterious towers and Lucy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia >> Ethiopia has always held me in thrall. It is a cradle of prehistoric humankind. It embraced Christianity long before the missionaries arrived. Its people carved... Read more »

Ethiopia: Mystery, antiquity and Lucy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has always held me in thrall. It is a cradle of prehistoric humankind. It embraced Christianity long before the missionaries arrived. Its people carved... Read more »

Visiting Ethiopia, land of mysteries and myths | Reading Eagle – LIFE – Reading Eagle

Reading Eagle Visiting Ethiopia, land of mysteries and myths | Reading Eagle – LIFEReading EagleAncient obelisks and churches carved into the rock of crevices entrance tourists.Ethiopia: Ancient churches, mysterious... Read more »

Visiting Ethiopia, land of mysteries and myths | Reading Eagle – LIFE – Reading Eagle

Reading Eagle Visiting Ethiopia, land of mysteries and myths | Reading Eagle – LIFEReading EagleAncient obelisks and churches carved into the rock of crevices entrance tourists.Ethiopia: Ancient churches, mysterious... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ancient churches, mysterious towers and Lucy | Editor’s Pick

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has always held me in thrall. It is a cradle of prehistoric humankind. It embraced Christianity long before the missionaries arrived. Its people carved... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ancient churches, mysterious towers and Lucy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has always held me in thrall. It is a cradle of prehistoric humankind. It embraced Christianity long before the missionaries arrived. Its people carved... Read more »

Ethiopia: Lalibela Monolithic Churches’ Rehabilitation to Start Soon

Negotiation is underway between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to find lasting solution to the threats facing the Lalilbel’s... Read more »

Uncovering churches carved out of rock in Ethiopia | Art & Leisure

“It’s hard work … literally,” says University of Toronto Professor Michael Gervers, an expert on Ethiopian history. Gervers, a professor in the department of historical and cultural studies at... Read more »

Rock-cut churches survive in Ethiopia

TORONTO – Ten years ago Michael Gervers visited an ancient church cut into the side of a cliff in a remote region of Ethiopia. The history professor with the... Read more »

U of T professor uncovers churches carved out of rock in Ethiopia

Carving churches out of rock using only a hammer and chisel may seem extraordinary to us, but for those living in rural areas of Ethiopia, it’s simply an expression... Read more »