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Title:Traditional Ethiopian legal culture: Amharic proverbs and maxims on law and justice
Author:Abbink, JonISNI
Book title:Studies in Ethiopian languages, literature, and history: festschrift for Getatchew Haile, presented by his friends and colleagues
Year:2017
Pages:3-20
Language:English
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:proverbs
Amharic language
law
Abstract:This chapter offers a brief presentation and analysis of legal proverbs and maxims that were historically influential in highland Ethiopia, and asks the question what the historical nature of this body of legal lore is and in what respect it may still be of relevance. Bibliogr., notes, ref. [ASC Leiden abstract]