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By David F. Kessler

This 3rd, revised variation includes the total of the unique quantity and is more advantageous via the addition of a brand new preface and in a while which search to respond to criticisms of the authors argument concerning the origins of the Falashas, and contain a few new considering at the topic. Drawing on culture and legend to augment his argument, the writer back lines the resource of the group to the Jewish settlements which existed in historic Egypt (particularly at Elephantine at the Nile) and within the historical Meroitic state, in today's Sudan recognized within the Bible as Cush.

The tale informed during this e-book is impressive, heroic and stimulating and makes a invaluable contribution to our figuring out of the heritage of the horn of Africa.

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