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A slidecast of the assembly I gave to commemorate the Ethiopian Millenium on 12th Sept 2007

A slidecast of the assembly I gave to commemorate the Ethiopian Millenium on 12th Sept 2007

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  • 1. Ethiopia
  • 2. Lucy: australopithecus afarensis
  • 3. Ancient Civilisation http://farm1.static.flickr.com/37/83363387_f7c69e35b3_b.jpg Axum Civilisation started around 5th Century B.C. Church of St Mary of Zion - resting place of the Ark of the Covenant
  • 4. Lalibela
  • 5. Battle of Adwa (1896)
  • 6. Home of African Union
  • 7. Coffee Ceremony
  • 8. Ras Tafari
  • 9. Language
  • 10. Ethiopian Calendar Ethiopian month: Meskerem (New Year) Tikimt Hidar Tahsas Tir Yakatit Maggabit Miyazya Ginbot Sene Hamle Nehasa Pagume Gregorian calendar: 11 September - 10 October 11 October - 9 November 10 November - 9 December 10 December - 8 January 9 January - 7 February 8 February - 9 March 10 March - 8 April 9 April - 8 May 9 May - 7 June 8 June - 7 July 8 July - 6 August 7 August - 6 September 6 - 10 September
  • 11. Ethiopian Time Western Time Ethiopian Time 06:00 12 o’clock 07:00 1 o’clock 12:00 noon 6 o’clock 18:00 12 o’clock 19:00 1 o’clock 12:00 midnight 6 o’clock
  • 12. World Famous Ethiopians
  • 13. Abebe Bikila
    • Olympic Marathon Champion
    • 1960 and 1964
  • 14. Derartu Tulu Tulu
    • Olympic 10000m Champion
    • 1992, 2000
    • World 10000m Champion
    • 2001
  • 15. Haile Gebreselassie
    • Olympic 10000m Champion 1996 & 2000
    • World 10000m Champion
    • 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999
  • 16. Meseret Defar
    • Olympic 5000m Champion 2004
    • World 5000m Champion 2007
  • 17. Kenenissa Bekele
    • Olympic 10000m Champion 2004
    • World 10000m Champion
    • 2003, 2005, 2007
  • 18. Tirunesh Dibaba
    • World 5000m Champion 2003 & 2005
    • World 10000m Champion
    • 2005 & 2007