The Abyssinian Syllabary

Yves-Marie Stranger

The Abyssinian Syllabary spells out the history of Ethiopia in 33 vignettes of Ethiopian lives – each life corresponding to one of the main 33 symbols of the Abyssinian Syllabary or Abugida. ፨ Part historical fiction and part magic scroll, The Abyssinian Syllabary mixes fact and fiction to breathe a new life into the characters of the Ethiopian palimpsest. ፦ For more Aethiopica and for posters of the Abyssinian Syllabary and the characters, visit Music (Atribution CC BY): NOW ETHIOPIA •††• THE HARP OF KING DAVID •††• a portrait of ALEMU AGA by V. Moon and & J. Kirkegaard

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