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About Axum

Axum or Aksum ( ; Tigrinya: ኣኽሱም Ak̠ʷsəm; Amharic: አክሱም Ak̠sum; Ancient Greek: Ἄξουμις[https://topostext.org/work/241#A102.8 Stephanus of Byzantium, Ethnica, §A102.8] and Αὔξουμις[http://remacle.org/bloodwolf/erudits/photius/nonnose.htm Photius, Bibliotheca excerpts, §3.1]; Ethiopia is the site of the historic capital of the Aksumite Empire. It is now a tourist town with a population of 66,800 residents (as of 2015).

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