What religious tradition did the Aksumites pass on to the Ethiopians a Christianity Hinduism Islam Buddhism?
Buddhism. Christianity is the religious tradition that the Aksumites passed on to the Ethiopians.
Which of the following kingdoms had a port on the Red Sea?
Nubia. Axum kingdom had a port on the Red Sea.
How was it possible for Aksum's culture to become a mixture of many cultures throughout the region?
Due to Aksum's location and role in international trade, Aksum's culture became a mixture of many cultures throughout the region. They were influenced by the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and Arabs. Christianity, the primary religion after 325 AD, also greatly influenced the culture.
What kinds of structures were built in Aksum and what purpose did they serve?
What kind of structures were built in Aksum and what purpose did they serve? The temples were for the worship of God, the churches were for Mass and Sabbath, the columns recorded important victories and achievements. The belief that spirits exist in animals, plants, other natural objects and natural forces.
Religion. The main religions in Ethiopia are Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Paganism. Ethiopia is a predominantly Christian country and the majority of Christians are Orthodox Tewahedo Christians who belong to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. There is a minority of Christians who are Roman Catholic or Protestant.
Why do Ethiopian Orthodox abstain from eating meat?
According to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, believers must abstain from eating meat and diary products to obtain forgiveness for sins committed during the year and undergo a strict schedule of prayers and atonement.
Why did the Muslims seek refuge in Ethiopia?
In 615 AD Prophet Muhammad urged a group of Muslims to seek refuge in Ethiopia as they escaped religious persecution in Mecca, Arabia. At the time, then-King Axum protected the religious refugees and rejected demands to send them back to Arabia.
When does the Ethiopian Orthodox Church fast for Christmas?
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Christian fasting periods are: all Wednesdays and Fridays except the 50 days between Easter and Pentecost. Tsome Neviyat (Fast of the Prophets known as Advent): 43 days of fasting before Christmas which starts from November 15 to December 28 Ethiopian calendar.