Menelik II


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Men·e·lik II

 (mĕn′ə-lĭk) 1844-1913.
Ethiopian emperor (1889-1913) who established independence from Italy and expanded Ethiopia's borders through military conquests.
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Menelik II

(ˈmɛnɪlɪk)
n
(Biography) 1844–1913, emperor of Abyssinia (1889–1910). He defeated the Italians at Aduwa (1896), maintaining the independence of Abyssinia in an era of European expansion in Africa
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Men•e•lik II

(ˈmɛn l ɪk)
n.
1844–1913, emperor of Ethiopia 1889–1913.
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I am impressed by medieval thinkers such as Zera Yacob and Walda Heywat; and curious about monarchs such as Menelik II, Tewodros and Janhoy Haile Selassie, all of them claiming descent from King Solomon and Makeda, the Queen of Sheba.
Founded between 1889 and 1890, by the Amhara Empress Taytu and her husband, Emperor Menelik II as he continued his conquest of the various ethnic Oromo clans to the south and west, it is now the capital of the nominally federated Ethiopian state.
Every year on March 1, Ethiopians come together to celebrate the historic defeat of the colonial Italian forces by their brave warriors led by Emperor Menelik II in 1896 near the town of Adwa in the Tigray Region.
Anyway claimed they entered Gambella in the 17th century while Nuer followed suit in 18th and 19th centuries, instead of recognizing 18th and 19th centuries Nuer entry to Ethiopia, Anyway corned whole Ethiopian-Nuer as "Refugees" a platitude term that has been distasted by Ethiopian authority since the end of Menelik II administration.
The Duce not only saw this as a first step in reestablishing his new "Roman Empire" but as revenge for the embarrassing defeat Italy had suffered during the First Italo-Abyssinian War (1895-1896), when the invading Italian army was annihilated at the Battle of Adwa (March 1, 1896) by the forces of Emperor Menelik II.
The Italian army of some 20,000, many of them conscripts from the recently colonised Eritrea, faced off against Emperor Menelik II's 100,000 troops.
Accordingly our presence here today gives us a renewed opportunity to pay tribute to the heroic African army led by Emperor Menelik II, Empress Taitu, Ras Alula, Ras Makonnen and other eminent Ethiopians, which, by defeating the invading Italian forces, gave all Africa the powerful message that our Continent's struggles for liberation from imperialism and colonialism would emerge victorious.
Consequently, this study was done to assess the impact of adherence and instillation proficiency of topically applied medications on intraocular pressure among patients attending the glaucoma clinic of Menelik II Hospital.
In Menelik II Referral Hospital baseline assessments were collected and inpatient medical record completeness showed 73% which is low against the standard in which medical record completeness is expected to be 100%.
"They migrated from Gondar to North Shewa region in a few waves beginning from the 15th century with the largest wave in the 19th century at the time of rule of Menelik II who brought them from Gondar to North Shewa to build his capital Ankober, and later Entoto and Addis Ababa.
Speaking during the delivery ceremony of the project at Menelik II Secondary School in Addis Ababa, Dilamo said the project enables the education system in the country to be supported with timely ICT technology.