On March 21, 1975, The 3,000 year old Ethiopian Empire was abolished by a pro-Soviet Marxist–Leninist military junta, and its’s last Emperor was deposed. His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie, The King of Kings of Ethiopia, Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah, Elect of God.
“The Aksumite empire in Africa was originally a Semitic Jewish kingdom based at Axum (from around the second century BC), and founded, according to legend, by Menelik, son of King Solomon of Israel and the queen of Sheba. It seems much more likely that it was formed in the second century BC by Jewish settlers escaping from Elephantine in Egypt after their temple was destroyed, although there is evidence of a Semitic-speaking presence from at least as early as 2000 BC.
Astonishingly, a study in 2012 of the DNA of more than two hundred Ethiopians founded that their ancestors intermixed with either Egyptian, Israeli, or Syrian populations around 1000 BC, precisely at the time that Sheba was supposedly at its height, lending much-needed weight to the story of King Solomon and Sheba.
The country is also known as Abyssinia, which probably originates from the Egyptian name of Habashat. The name ‘Ethiopia’ is a Greek word, meaning ‘burnt faces’, a collective name for all dark-skinned people, although this is now disputed as the Book of Aksum, a Ge’ez chronicle first composed in the fifteenth century, states that the name is derived from ”Ityopp’is’, a son (unmentioned in the Bible) of Cush, son of Ham who, confusingly, also founded the city of Axum, according to the legend.
The Greek ‘Aethiopia’ was a translation of the original Hebrew ‘Kush’ which is generally used to refer to a kingdom to the north of what is known and recognized as being Ethiopia.” The military government has abolished Monarchy and Titles’ in Ethiopia.