1st coined money using Christian symbol
2nd oldest Christian Nation
Oldest written African alphabet still in use today.
One of the initial members of the League of Nations
Constructed Lalibela, a series of churches carved into rock forming a shape of a cross into the ground during the 5th century.
Considered one of the greatest ancient empires along with Roman, Macedonian, Persian etc.
Known for its diverse commerce, ancient libraries filled with works such as The History of Adam, legends of apostles, rare manuscripts, miniatures with such artistic qualities whose impact lasted upto the 16th century
Also holds (supposedly, but is held as a truth by many scholars) the Ark of the Covenant which contains the 10 commandments
Defeated the Italians in 1896 and again during World War II after a 6 year occupation (not colonization as there was continuous riots and the Ethiopian people did not truly surrender and accept Italian government and their way of life) therefore they were never colonized.
Longest continuous reigning monarchy Solominid dynasty from about 1000 BC until the 1970's.
Numerous philosphers, scientists, poets etc.
I could go on and on haha