In an angle of this platform where the temple stood, is the present small church of Axum.
Burckhardt was unable to decide whether it was an Egyptian temple, or a monument of the empire of Axum.
An Ethiopic version of the whole Bible exists in the ancient dialect of Axum.
Two days' journey further on, one comes to the ruins of Axum, the ancient capital of Abyssinia.
At Axum they came to a stop disabled, and after three years the last man had succumbed to misery and privation.
It was near Axum that Bruce saw three soldiers cut from a living cow a steak for their midday meal.
This Bruce affirms that he witnessed in his journey from Masuah to Axum.
From Adulis started the main road, which led across the high plateau to the capital Axomis (Axum).
The two young men were taken to the king at Axum, where they were well treated and in time obtained great influence.
The larger churches have from fifty to one hundred: Axum, Larlabeller (Lallabella), have some thousands.