According to tradition, the Habesha, people also trace their roots back to Menelik I who was the son of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon, whose lineage historically gave kings a divine right to rule.
As with Orthodox synagogues, men and women are seated separately in the Ethiopian church, with men on the left and women on the right when facing the altar.
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While there is evidence of churches being burned and an invasion around this time, her existence has been questioned by some western authors.
And some say that we Eritreans are Arabs and they argue that we are originally , historically and traditionally Arabs.
Ethiopians are also often keen to point out that they are one of the only African nations that were not introduced to Christianity by Europeans.