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Meropius
d. early 4th century
Orthodox
Ethiopia


Meropius (Ge'ez: Mérobopeyos), was a Christian merchant of Tyre whose voyage to "India" brought Frumentius and Aedesius to Aksum.

A. K. Irvine


Bibliography:

Rufinus, Historia ecclesiastica, I. 9, Patrologia Latina, XXI, 478-80.


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.