Solomonic Dynasty (Year indicates ascent to throne.)
Abdullah bin Muhammed al-Bakir 5th in descent from the Prophet | Musa al-uadim | Umar | Taji Allah | Yahya | Ishmail | Nur Ahmed | Khalil | Ibrahim | Muhammed | Yagut | Yakub | Imam Nawr | Sani Allah | Isa | Aisha | Zayn al-Kher | Nur Husayn | Shams ad-Din | Nur ad-Din | Dwa ad-Din | Papu | Imam Ali I | Imam Muhammed I | Imam Ahmad | Imam Muhammed II | Imam Lihan | Imam Ali II | Muhammad Ali (Mikael) (died 1919) | (Princess) Sehin (wed Janterar Asfa) | Empress Menen (wed Haile Selassie)
Born as Tafari Makonnen in 1892, he married Woyzero Menen, the daughter of Emperor Menelik II and granddaughter of Negus Mikael of Wollo, in 1911. By becoming Ras, Tafari became the focus of the Christian majority's approval, over Menelik's grandson, Lij Iyasu, who succeeded, de facto, to the Throne in 1911. Emperor Menelik had suffered a series of strokes and his wife, Empress Taitu, effectively retained considerable power through Ras Tessemma, whom Menelik had named as Regent in 1909, until the faction surrounding Lij Iyasu effectively took power, pushing EmpressTaitu into house arrest. Iyasu (sometimes referred to as Yasu) was never crowned, and he was alleged to have converted to Islam, although this was never documented. He did, however, have an illustrious lineage, not only through the Solomonic bloodline, but also made a significant claim to the bloodline of the Prophet Mohammed, in effect making him and the current bloodline of Haile Selassie sharifs - descendants of the Prophet - as well as descendants of King Solomon. Burke's Royal Families of the World, Volume II, stated that Iyasu had in fact converted to Islam16. In any event, the possibility of the conversion, and the belief that it had occurred, was sufficient to cause unremitting opposition from the Church. He had proven, in any event, incapable of ruling the Empire. Menelik's daughter, Zauditu, was made Empress (Negeste-Negestate) on condition that she separated from her husband, whom the Shoan nobility distrusted, and that her cousin, Tafari Makonnen - who was married to Iyasu's niece - became Regent.17
Iyasu's father attempted to rally support for his son, but his forces were defeated militarily and he died in captivity. Lij Iyasu was himself arrested in 1921 and some years later died in custody. But during his period, uncrowned, in office, Lij Iyasu took a stand in Ethiopia's international relations which was contrary to the approach which his grandfather would have taken, and one markedly different from that taken by other Ethiopian leaders of the time: he supported the Axis powers... Germany and Turkey in particular - against the Allies during World War I.
Iyasu was never crowned as Negus or Negusa Negest ze Ethiopia, and his only formal title was Lij, itself an honorific to connote that he was born of noble blood. But his bloodline was clear, and he was always referred to as "Lord" (Abetu) when addressed during his period at the helm of affairs. [The title Abetu had, at the end of the 17th Century and in the early 18th Century, been a title of authority by itself; the first ruler of nominally sovereign Shoa was called Abetu.] The title Abetu (to mean "Lord") would never be used to address a noble of other rank, as the title "lord" would be used in Britain, where a marquis, earl, viscount or baron are rightfully addressed as "lord".
With the disintegration of the Iyasu administration, Ras Tafari Makonnen was named heir and Regent in 1917, but did not ascend the throne as Negus until 1928 and did not become Emperor until the death of Empress Zauditu in November 1930. He then took the name "Haile Selassie" (meaning "Might of the Holy Trinity") as his throne name. And he became the fourth Imperial monarch to hold his court in Addis Ababa - meaning "New Flower" in Amharic... the city founded by Emperor Menelik in 1896.
We have revealed by divine decree that Haile Selassie is a descendant of the ancient of days; he is a descendant of Anu and Enki from the Sumerian texts, the Lords of the Mothership Nibiru, Planet X or Twelfth Planet [See Wisdom of the Rastafari, Maya and Dogon]. He married Queen Menen, who was a relative, a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad [see chart above] in the royal tradition, their union esoterically brought peace to the tribes, a restoration of the old; we see here that Islam and Rastafari is one, [seeFire in Dub]. Selassie could not speak openly at that time of him being the Christ, so he said he worshipped Jesus which was in essence himself we have revealed for the first time ever the sacred and guarded truth of the kings. This has been a message to the many orders of the Rastafari movement. Concerning the bible it is allegory, metaphor and similes and every noun has a deeper level of meaning. The character Jesus, was created by the kings to depict moral truths, Jesus is a myth. Over 50,000 years ago, the Anunnaki came to Earth and at Egypt built the great pyramid and among many things used it as an observatory to record astronomical data. From the movements of the stars came the story of Jesus; case and point, the three stars in Orion's Belt are the three wise men point to the birthplace of the character Jesus - Sirius, the manger [See Wisdom Rastafari, Maya and Dogon]. It is time the Rastafari movement do their homework, see The Thirteen Commandments of Rastafari and know that whites are not and cannot be Rastafari for it is written
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