Lalibela and its 12th-13th century rock-cut Christian churches in Ethiopia, Africa

The Church of St. George ┬áis one of eleven monolithic churches in Lalibela, a city in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Originally named Roha or Warwar, this historical and religious site is currently accepted in the modern name of Lalibela, after King Gebre Mesqel Lalibela of Ethiopia, who is regarded as a saint-like figure by … Continue reading Lalibela and its 12th-13th century rock-cut Christian churches in Ethiopia, Africa