The Rock-Hewn Churches of Ethiopia
Lecture no. 9 from the course: The World's Greatest Churches
Taught by Professor William R. Cook | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Visit the monolithic churches of Lalibela, each completely carved from a single piece of rock, creating the illusion of columns and vaulted ceilings. Study their mysterious architectural details and their interior artworks, rich with religious symbolism, and learn about Ethiopia’s links to the Old and New Testaments.