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With the introduction of the Greek culture in Ethiopia, the Sabaean pantheon would be replaced by the Greek pantheon.

Famous Greek inscriptions left at Adulis by an unknown Ethiopian Emperor, speaks of Zeus, Poseidon, Aries, Hermes and Hercules.

It is revealed through many epigraphic writings, that the god Aries was considered the personal god of the Ethiopian Emperors during pre-Christian Ethiopia.
In the ancient city of Yeha, there still stands today a well-preserved temple which is directly dedicated to the Sabaean god Almouqah.

The temple is rectangular with a double wall and a single door. Another similar temple which is in ruins can be found in Hawlti-Melazo, which is close to the city of Axum.

A temple built to honor the god Aries exists in the city of Axum, itself.

Alters were also common in the ancient past and they exist in various places throughout. Kaskasse, a town close to Methara, has an alter dedicated to the Sabaean god Sin.

It has engravings with dedicatory writings, as well as, the crescent and disc symbol.

Alters dedicated to the god Almouqah also exist. Emperor Ezana himself built statues of gold, silver and bronze to the god Aries after he defeated the Beja people on the northern part of his territory.
According to the Kebre Negast or Glory of the Kings, the introduction of Judaism into Ethiopia occurred through the visit of Queen Sheba to King Solomon in Jerusalem.

With the return of Queen Sheba to Ethiopia, she would bear a son by King Solomon, named Menelik.

Upon his transition to manhood, he would travel to Jerusalem to visit his father.

Through methods described as subterfuge or even theft, Menelik would return to Ethiopia with many Israelites (sons of Levites) bringing with him the Ark of the Covenant.

It is further believed by some that the Falasha people of northern Ethiopia, who follow a pre-Talmudic type of Judaism, are descendents of the Israelites.

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