1) I cannot find a historical era that looks like it, & 2) I even hope good and real historians help us make sense of our past better. Here is my simple take on Zemene Mesafint (The era of princes). Thread:
But, EOP’s historical significance shall be revisited.
A historian? I think you can rewrite Ethiopia’s EOP.
At the end of the day, although not entirely true, it makes sense that “war makes states”. And it did create today’s Ethiopia. The question now becomes “If we can preserve Ethiopia without war?” Can we?