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Emperor Menelik II's wikipedia page quotes him as saying "There was never a time when united that the Ethiopians lost to an enemy in history".

I am unable to find anywhere on the internet where this may have come from. However, all the other quotes appear to be genuine and can be backed up by legitimate sources online.

Is this quote genuine? Is there a source not available on the internet that verifies this?

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    What language you've usually seen it in would probably be very helpful as well.
    – T.E.D.
    Commented Jul 23, 2021 at 13:04
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    There was never a time when united that Ethiopians lost to an enemy; it is non-existent in history. (Emperor Menilek II, 1909).
    – Lucian
    Commented Jul 23, 2021 at 15:26
  • @T.E.D I haven't seen the quote in any other language but english. Commented Jul 24, 2021 at 13:46
  • Thank you @Lucian, do you have a source for that quote? Commented Jul 24, 2021 at 13:46
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    @Giraffeshavelongnecks: Best I could find. (Link won't open on direct click, for some reason).
    – Lucian
    Commented Jul 24, 2021 at 17:44

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