The Imperial Ethiopia Website was created by Solomon Kibriye, an Ethiopian resident of New York NY. U.S.A.
Ye Ityopia Tarik ke Atse Libne Dingel iske Atse Tewodros (Ethiopian History from Emperor Libne Dingel to Emperor Tewodros) Author: Tekle Tsadik Mekuria, Birhan Ina Selam Press, Addis Ababa 1966 (4th Edition)
Ityopia Astedader Ina Poleticawi Hidet (Ethiopia: Governance and Political Path) Author: Yohannis Meshesha 1996
Atse Tewodros Ina ye Ityopia Andinet (Emperor Tewodros and Ethiopian Unity) Author: Tekle Tsadik Mekuria ,Kuraz Publishing Co.,Addis Ababa 1990
Atse Yohannis Ina ye Ityopia Andinet (Emperor Yohannis and Ethiopian Unity) Author: Tekle Tsadik Mekuria,Kuraz Publishing Co.,Addis Ababa 1990
Atse Menelik Ina ye Ityopia Andinet (Emperor Menelik and Ethiopian Unity) Author: Tekle Tsadik Mekuria,Kuraz Publishing Co.,Addis Ababa 1990
1500th Anniversary Pamphlet of the Yeka St. Michael Church of Addis Ababa, Chronology of Heads of State of Ethiopia, Patriarchate of the Ethiopian Orthodox Chruch,(1989)
Ye Atse Haile Silassie Tarik (History of Emperor Haile Silassie) Author: Berihun Kebede, Artistic Publishing Co., Addis Ababa, 2000
Atse Menelik (Emperor Menelik) Author: Paulos NgoNgo, Bole Publishing (Second Edition 1990)
A History of Modern Ethiopia 1855-1974 Author: Bahru Zewde, Addis Ababa University Press,1991
Empress Taytu and Menilek II Ethiopia 1883-1910 Author: Chris Prouty, Red Sea Press, 1986
Special thanks to the Ethiopian Crown Council for their gracious permission to display the Imperial Coat of Arms of the House of Solomon on the main page, and to the President of the Crown Council, H.I.H. Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie for his kind words of encouragement.
Thanks also to Mr. Edward L. King of the Freedom Broadcasting Network for providing a copy of the 1955 Imperial Constitution which is included in this site.
A special thanks to Her Imperial Majesty, Farah Pahlavi, Empress of Iran, for providing a photograph posted in part 3 of the History of Emperor Haile Selassie, and for her gracious and prompt response to my request.
A special thanks to Mr. George Burett for providing the interior pictures of the crypt of Ta-eka Negest Ba'eta Le Mariam Monastery and his gracious permission to use them on my site.
Also special thanks to the many people who have rendered advice and encouragement, and offered their personal knowledge.