The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Lecture - The Ark of the Covenant
Dr Erica Hunter
Tuesday 8th October 2013
6:30pm, Lecture Theatre, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB - Public lecture (all welcome)
Please note the different venue and starting time for this lecture.
The ark of the covenant occupies a central place in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Traditions surrounding the ark will be explored, before turning to its rich and var-ied symbolism in Ethiopic literature including the Kebra Negast to draw conclusions about its role and function.