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See Aksum.


(Placename) a variant spelling of Aksum


or Ax•um

(ˈɑk sʊm)

a town in N Ethiopia: the capital of an ancient kingdom 1st to c7th centuries b.c.
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Between 1768 and 1772 the Scotch traveller, Bruce, set out from Massowah, a port of Abyssinia, traversed the Tigre, visited the ruins of Axum, saw the sources of the Nile where they did not exist, and obtained no serious result.
The Axumite Heritage Foundation will receive a $1,000 IRRT Mission Enhancement Grant to support a new Chromebook lab in the Foundation Library in Axum.
11 July 2017 - North Carolina, US-based private equity firm Axum Capital Partners has acquired controlling interest in Tennessee, US-based casual restaurant chain Back Yard Burgers from Pharos Capital Group, LLC, to accelerate growth of the burger franchise, the company said.
Regarded as one of the most sacred destinations in the world, Axum is said to house the Ark of the Covenant, which contains the Ten Commandments or Tablets of Law, a significant biblical symbols in Christian religion.
Synopsis: Long considered a place of mystery, the quaint ancient town of Axum, Ethiopia, is a mystical and fascinating place, rumored to house the legendary lost Ark of the Covenant.
Jobless, and with time ticking on, Andy Wilson was about to accept a position working at a factory making chips when he was headhunted to set up Axum Pumps.
No mere survey of "East" and "West," the book explores locations such as Persia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Axum, and the borders of Roman Britannia, in addition to Roman North Africa, Greece, and Asia Minor.
Members of the delegation have appreciated the ancient Merowe tic Civilization, referring to the similarity between the Sudanese and the Abyssinian Axum Civilization.
Dort from Axum Bohemia's After Party line (pictured) is designed and manufactured in the Czech Republic through a technique known as glass fusing - the process of using the heat of a kiln to shape pieces of glass.
The Axum Obelisk was stolen by Italian troops in 1937 and taken to Rome.
July 18, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) -- An Ethiopian Airline plane from the capital Addis Ababa to the northern tourist town of Axum was forced to make a rough landing on Wednesday after its smoke sensors went off minutes before landing, an airline official told Sudan Tribune.
Summary: The Noor Dubai Foundation recently conducted its first mobile eye camp for the year in Axum, Ethiopia.