German Mission in Abyssinia: Wilhelm Staiger from Baden, 1835–1904

  • Yaron Perry University of Haifa
Keywords: Ethiopian Jews, Protestant Mission, History, Tewodros, British Expedition, Staiger

Abstract

This article deals with the story of the Christian mission among the Jews of Ethiopia during the 1860s as related in the memoirs of the German missionary, Wilhelm Staiger, publicised here for the first time. Staiger who had, together with scores of other European missionaries, become caught up in the political turmoil between Great Britain and Teodoros, King of Ethiopia, describes the affair in the first person.

Author Biography

Yaron Perry, University of Haifa
Published online
2012-04-26
How to Cite
[1]
Perry, Y. 2008. German Mission in Abyssinia: Wilhelm Staiger from Baden, 1835–1904 Aethiopica 11 (2008) 48-60. DOI:https://doi.org/10.15460/aethiopica.11.1.143.
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