Christian History Project. This site contains the text of 12 volumes on the history of mankind over the last 2,000 years written from a 'collectively-denominational' Christian perspective.

Ethiopian Church |
Ethiopia

Surrounded on all sides by enemies, Christians of the north-east African kingdom have resisted colonization and Muslim domination for more than sixteen centuries

Early in the fourth century, a big Roman merchant ship, probably bound for India, put in at Adulis on the African coast of the Red Sea. A riot broke out, in which the local people put to death the entire crew and all the passengers, save for two boys, Frumentius and Edesius. They were traveling with their uncle, a Christian philosopher from Tyre on the east coast of the Mediterranean. Taken as slaves, the pair were sent inland to the royal court at Axum. By a swirl of circumstance, the stranded lads would become Christ