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Gregentius
fl. 6th century
Orthodox

Gregentius, Bishop, sent as bishop to South Arabia when the area was under Aksumite control. He played an important role in the restoration of Christianity there after the persecution of Dhû Nuwâs. He is believed to have been the author of Legis Homeritanum.

Sergew Hable-Selassie


Bibliography:

Patrologia Graeca, Vol. 86, I, col. 569 ff.
J. B. Bury, A History of the Later Roman Empire (London, 1923), Vol. II, 327.


This article is reproduced, with permission, from The Dictionary of Ethiopian Biography, Vol. 1 'From Early Times to the End of the Zagw 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.