| The history of Ethiopia
The early ancient states of Ethiopia are Punt and Damat. But there is nothing known about these states. Aksum is the other state next to Punt and Damat, Aksum is the oldest and ancient state of Ethiopia because there are many information about it. In history, there was a very rich dynasty around the horn of Africa which is Aksumite dynasty.
It originated in the middle of the second century.
It is located at the Northern part of Ethiopia, in the place called Aksum.
They are well known for building oblisks like Aksum oblisk form only on standing stone.
Itís a very long history in this period many kings have ruled the country. Here is the one who is most remembered.
Lalibela is mostly remembered for his building of very beautiful churches which still exist and are tourist sits especially Lalibela Church and the 11 rockhewan Churches. This churches are different form others because they were made of massive underground rock. It took 40 years to finish this churches. The main reason why he built all this churches is at the time many people used to go from Ethiopia to Jerusalem to make prayers and for holidays. To avoid problems happening on their way he wanted to build the Second Jerusalem in his country. King Lalibela died after finishing his churches.