Come Celebrate with I and I the November 4th at 8080 Newman in Lasalle at 6hpm.
Solomonic Dynasty: The Solomonic Dynasty is a historical Ethiopian royal dynasty that claims its ancestry from King Solomon of Israel and the Queen of Sheba, who, according to Ethiopian tradition, had a child together named Menelik I. Menelik I is believed to have brought the Ark of the Covenant to Ethiopia, making Ethiopia a special and sacred place in the eyes of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
Historical Significance: The Solomonic Dynasty has a long and prestigious history in Ethiopia, with roots that trace back to biblical times. Throughout Ethiopian history, various emperors claimed lineage from this dynasty. The dynasty had periods of ascendancy and decline but retained its symbolic importance.
Haile Selassie’s Coronation: In 1930, Ras Tafari Makonnen, known as Haile Selassie I, was crowned as Emperor of Ethiopia. His coronation marked the reestablishment and reaffirmation of the Solomonic Dynasty’s rule in Ethiopia. He claimed direct descent from the Solomonic line, specifically tracing his lineage to Emperor Menelik II.
Reaffirmation: By ascending to the throne and adopting the title of Emperor, Haile Selassie I confirmed his status as a member of the Solomonic Dynasty. This reaffirmation was significant not only for the Ethiopian monarchy but also for the Ethiopian people and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
Cultural and Spiritual Significance: The Solomonic Dynasty holds a special place in the cultural and spiritual beliefs of Ethiopians. It reinforces the idea of Ethiopia as a chosen land with a divine connection to biblical history, and the Solomonic Dynasty, in particular, is seen as a symbol of that connection.