National Geographic : 1931 Jun
() National ueograptic Society HE PLACED THE CROWN ON THE EMPEROR'S HEAD The Abuna, or Archbishop, appointed by the Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria to preside over the Ethiopian Church, speaks only Arabic. Ethiopia has maintained her Christian faith for sixteen centuries (see, also, Color Plates IV and IX). iNatural Lolor -Photographs byW. Robert Moore "THE LION OF THE TRIBE OF JUDAH" INCORONATION RAIMENT Although only 39 years of age, the Emperor has directed the affairs of State as Regent since 1916, previous towhich he, asRas Tafari, was Governor of the wealthy Harar Province, having succeeded his father, Ras Makonnen.