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fl. c. 12 century

'Atnatéwos, Abuna (?) (perhaps fl. c. 12th century A.D.), is mentioned in an unpublished Gädlä Yemrehannä-Krestos from Bétä Mädhané-'Aläm, Lalibäla, as a Metropolitan of Ethiopia appointed during the reign of Emperor Yemrehannä-Krestos of the Zagwé dynasty. The name is so far unconfirmed from other sources.

Sergew Hable-Selassie


Sergew Hable-Selassie, Ancient and Medieval Ethiopian History to 1270 (Addis Ababa, 1972), 251.

This article is reproduced, with permission, from The Dictionary of Ethiopian Biography, Vol. 1 'From Early Times to the End of the Zagwé Dynasty c. 1270 A.D.,' copyright © 1975, edited by Belaynesh Michael, S. Chojnacki and Richard Pankhurst, Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. All rights reserved.