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Orthodox and Coptic Churches
Name Link FR POR SWA Affiliation Time Country
Abd el-Mesih al-Habashi (Abûnâ) ENG


Orthodox 20th century (c. 1898- c. 1973) Ethiopia/ Eritrea/ Egypt
'Abraha ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl. 6th century) Ethiopia<
'Abreha ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century ? Ethiopia<
'Abreham ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th-5th century Ethiopia<
Aedesius ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century (early 4th century) Ethiopia<
Afaizaru ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.c.13th century) Ethiopia
'Afse ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl. late 5th/ early 6th cen.) Ethiopia<
Alef ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Alexander, Daniel William (Arch-bishop) ENG


African Independent Orthodox Church 19th-20th century (1883-1970) South Africa
Anaeb ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th-7th century (fl.6th or 7th century) Ethiopia<
Ar'ayana-Saqahu ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.late 13th century) Ethiopia
Ariat ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Aron ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Asbeha ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century ? Ethiopia<
Asqua-Lewi ENG


Orthodox 9th-10th century (fl.9th or 10th century) Ethiopia
Athanasius el-Assiuty& ENG


Coptic/ Presbyterian/ Anglican 19th-20th century (1825-1916) Egypt
Athanasius I (A)& ENG


Ancient Coptic Church 4th century (c. 296-373) Egypt<
Athanasius I (B)& ENG


Ancient Coptic Church 4th century (c. 296-373) Egypt<
'Atnatewos ENG


Orthodox 12th century (fl.c.12 century) Ethiopia
Ba'eda Maryam ENG


Orthodox 15th century (c. 1446 to 1478) Ethiopia
Bafana= ENG


Orthodox 19th century (c. 1834-1887?) Ethiopia
Bage'u ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. 13th century) . Ethiopia
Bakimos ENG


Orthodox 13th century ? Ethiopia
Bartalomewos ENG


Orthodox 10th century (fl. c. 10th century) Ethiopia
Basilios (Metropolitan) ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1891-1970) Ethiopia
Bazen ENG


Ancient Orthodox 1st-2nd century (late 1st-early 2nd century) Ethiopia<
Benyam ENG


Orthodox 10th century (fl.c.10th century) Ethiopia
Cosmas Indicopleustes ENG


Ancient Coptic Church 6th Century Egypt<
Dan'el ENG


Orthodox 10th century (fl.late 10th century) Ethiopia
Del-Na'ad ENG


Orthodox 9th-10th century Ethiopia<
Desert People= ENG


Ancient Coptic Church 3rd-6th century (c. 250-500) Egypt<
'Edna= ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia
'Efrem Soreyawi ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century (c. 306-c. 375) Ethiopia<
'Egzi'e-Haraya= ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. 13th century) Ethiopia
'Egzi'e-Kebra= ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.early 13th century) Ethiopia
'Ehwa-Krestos ENG


Orthodox ? Ethiopia
Eleni, Empress= ENG


Orthodox 15th-16th century (14?-April 1522) Ethiopia
'Ella-Ameda II ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th century (circa) Ethiopia<
'Ella-Gabaz ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th-7th century (circa late 6th-early 7th century) Ethiopia<
Enbaqom (Abu l-Fath) ENG


Orthodox 16th century (?-1561) Ethiopia
'Endreyas ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (late 12th-early 13th century) Ethiopia
Engeda, Aganaw ENG


Orthodox 20th century (1903-1948) Ethiopia
Eon ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century Ethiopia<
Esba'el ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th century Ethiopia<
Estifanos (Abba) ENG FR POR
Stephanite Movement (Orthodox) 15th century (b. circa 1400) Ethiopia
Eunuch of Ethiopia ENG


Ancient Orthodox 1st century (fl. 1st century) Ethiopia<
Euprepuis ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century A.D. Ethiopia<
Ezana (Aeizanas) (A)& ENG FR

Ancient Orthodox 4th century Ethiopia<
Ezana (Aeizanas) (B)& ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century Ethiopia<
Ezana (Aeizanas) (C)& ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century Ethiopia<
Fasilidas ENG


Orthodox 17th century (?-1667) Ethiopia
Fiqtor ENG


Orthodox 10th century Ethiopia
Fiqtor (1) ENG


Orthodox 11th century (fl. 11th century) Ethiopia
Frumentius (A) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century (d.380) Ethiopia<
Frumentius (B) ENG FR POR
Ancient Orthodox 4th century (d.380) Ethiopia<
Frumentius (C) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century (d.380) Ethiopia<
Frumentius (D) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century Ethiopia<
Gabellah, Elliot Mdutshwa ENG


African Orthodox Church / The Gospel of God Church 20th century (1923-1988) South Africa/Zimbabwe
Gabra Hanna Jemma ENG


Orthodox 20th century (c.1896-1960) Ethiopia
Gabra Selasse Walda Aragay& ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1844/45-1912) Ethiopia
Gabra-'Endreyas ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. 13th century) Ethiopia
Gabra-Krestos ENG


Orthodox 12th century ? Ethiopia
Gabra-Masqal ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.6th century) Ethiopia<
Gabra-Seyon ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. 13th century) Ethiopia
Gabriel II ENG


Coptic Church 12th century (fl.12th century) Egypt/Ethiopia
Gaki Sherocho& ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1865-1919) Ethiopia
Garima ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Gedewon ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.6th century) Ethiopia<
Gersem ENG


Orthodox 8th century (fl.8th century) Ethiopia<
Giho Walatta-Mangasa= ENG


Orthodox 7th century (fl.c.7th century) Ethiopia<
Giyorgis (Abba) (A) ENG


Orthodox 14th-15th century (13?-1425) Ethiopia
Giyorgis (Abba) (B) ENG


Orthodox 14th-15th century (13?-1425) Ethiopia
Giyorgis (Abuna) ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Giyorgis (or George) ENG


Orthodox 11th-12th century Ethiopia
Gregentius ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.6th century) Ethiopia<
Guba (or Gouba) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Gudit ENG


Orthodox 10th century (fl.10th century) Ethiopia
Haile Selassie (also Teferi Makonnen) (A)& ENG FR

Orthodox 19th-20th century (1892-1975) Ethiopia
Haile Selassie (also Teferi Makonnen) (B)& ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1892-1975) Ethiopia
Harayo-Krestos ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl. late 13th-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Hataz ENG


Orthodox 8th century (fl.8th century) Ethiopia<
Hayas ENG


Ancient Orthodox fl.early 6th c. A.D. Ethiopia<
Haylena-'Ab ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Heyling, Peter ENG


Coptic Church 17th century (1607/1608-c. 1652) Egypt / Ethiopia
Hezba-Barak ENG


Orthodox 8th-9th century (fl.c.8th or 9th century) Ethiopia<
Hezeqeyas ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Hirun (or Gabron) ENG


Orthodox 12th century (d.c.1209) Ethiopia
Hiruta-'Amlak ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Hopa, Ephraim Langton Mzamo ENG


Ethiopian Orthodox Church of South Africa - Independent 20th century (d.1999) South Africa
'Isayeyas ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Iyasu I ENG


Orthodox 17th-18th century (1658-1706) Ethiopia
'Iyasus - Mo'a (A)& ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.c.1214-1294) Ethiopia
'Iyasus - Mo'a (B)& ENG FR

Orthodox 13th century (fl.c.1214-1294) Ethiopia
'Iyob ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Kaleb (A) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (r. 514-543) Ethiopia<
Kaleb (B) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (r. 514-543) Ethiopia<
Karbinal ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. 13th century) Ethiopia
Kefle, Kidana-Wald& ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (c. 1862-1944) Ethiopia
Krestos-Bezana ENG


Orthodox (pre-13th century) Ethiopia
Krestos-Haraya= ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (late 13-early 14th century) Ethiopia
Krestos-Harayo ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (late 13-early 14th century). Ethiopia
Krestos-Mo'a ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (late 13-early 14th century) Ethiopia
Krestos-Qasaba= ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (late 13-early 14th century) Ethiopia
Lalibala (Lalibela), Emperor (A)& ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Lalibala (Lalibela), Emperor (B)& ENG FR POR
Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Lalibala (Lalibela), Emperor (C)& ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Libanos ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia/ Eritrea<
Liqanos ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Longinus ENG


Ancient Coptic Church 6th century Egypt<
Madhanina-'Egzi'e ENG


Orthodox (pre-13th century). Ethiopia
Mahadayas ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th century (fl.c.5th century) Ethiopia<
Makonnen Endalkachew& ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1890-1963) Ethiopia
Manan Janterar Asfaw&= ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1891-1962) Ethiopia
Markanis= ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Marqorewos ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (late 13-early 14th century) Ethiopia
Marqos ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Marqos (Abuna) ENG


Orthodox 17th century Ethiopia
Masqal-Mo'a ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. early 13th century) Ethiopia
Mata (see Libanos) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.c.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Matewos (Abuna) ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (c. 1842-1946) Ethiopia
Mattewos ENG

SWA Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.c.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Matto-Masqal ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.c.early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Mentewab= ENG


Orthodox 18th century (c. 1706-1773) Ethiopia
Meropius ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century (fl.c.early 4th century) Ethiopia<
Michael I ENG


Orthodox 8th century Ethiopia<
Michael IV (A) ENG


Orthodox 12th century (d.c.1100) Ethiopia<
Mika'el I ENG


Orthodox 12th century (fl.late 12th century) Ethiopia
Mika'el II ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Minas ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century (fl.c.4th century) Ethiopia<
Mizan (see Krestos- Bezana) ENG


Orthodox 13th century (probably pre-13th century) Ethiopia
Musa ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century (fl.late 4th century) Ethiopia<
Na'akweto-La-'Ab ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Nankyama, Theodoros ENG


Orthodox 20th century (c. 1924-1997) Uganda
'Os ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia
Ousas ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th century (fl. c. 5th century) Ethiopia<
Pachomius ENG


Ancient Coptic Church 2nd-3rd century (292-346) Egypt<
Pantelewon ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Petros ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th century (fl.c.5th century) Ethiopia<
Petros (Abba) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.6th century) Ethiopia<
Petros (Abuna) (1) ENG


Orthodox 10th century (fl. early 10th century) Ethiopia
Petros (Abuna) (2)& ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1882--1936) Ethiopia
Petros VII ENG


Orthodox 20th century (b.1949) Egypt
Petros, Walata ENG


Orthodox 17th century (1594-1643) Ethiopia
Prester John ENG
POR

Orthodox 12th-13th-14th-15th century ? Ethiopia
Primus ENG


Ancient Coptic Church 2nd century (fl. 110?-122?) Egypt
Qerelos (Abba) ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. 13th century) Ethiopia
Qerelos (Abuna) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 7th century (fl. 7th century) Ethiopia<
Qozmos ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.6th century) Ethiopia<
Sadqan, The ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl.late 5th-early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Saga-Za-'Ab ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Sahma ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th century (fl.late 5th century) Ethiopia<
Salama& ENG


Orthodox 19th century (c. 1818-1867) Ethiopia
Salama-Za-'Azeb ENG


Orthodox 9th-10th century (fl. 9th or 10th century) Ethiopia
Samu'el ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Sarikas, Nikodemos ENG

SWA Greek Orthodox Church - Patriarchate of Alexandria 19th-20th century (1878-1941) Tanganyika
Sawen ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Sawiros ENG


Orthodox 11th century (fl.late 11th century) Ethiopia
Sayadar ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.late 13th century) Ethiopia
Sayzana ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century Ethiopia
Selwanos ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Seme'on ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.). Ethiopia
Sewa-Wangel ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Shawarggad Gadle= ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1885/86-1949) Sierra Leone
Sidi-Masqal ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. early 13th century) Ethiopia
Spartas, Christopher Reuben Sebbanja Ssedimba Mukasa (A) ENG


African Greek Orthodox Church 19th-20th century (1890-1982) Uganda
Spartas, Christopher Reuben Sebbanja Ssedimba Mukasa (B) ENG FR

African Greek Orthodox Church 19th-20th century (1890-1982) Uganda
Susneyos& ENG


Orthodox 16th-17th century (c. 1571-1632) Ethiopia
Takla Haymanot, (abbot) (A)& ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (c. 1215-c. 1313) Ethiopia
Takla Haymanot, (abbot) (B)& ENG FR

Orthodox 13th-14th century (c. 1215-c. 1313) Ethiopia
Takla Haymanot, (abbot) (C)& ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (c. 1215-c. 1313) Ethiopia
Takla-'Iyasus ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Takla-Wahed ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Tasfa-Hedan ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. 13th century) Ethiopia
Tasfa-Hesan ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (late 13-early 14th century) Ethiopia
Tasfa-Heywat ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. early 13th century) Ethiopia
Tasfa-Sellus ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Tayye Gabra-Maryam ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (1858-1924) Ethiopia
Tekle Haimanot (Patriarch) ENG


Orthodox 20th century (1917-1988) Ethiopia
Tewodros ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (late 13-early 14th century) Ethiopia
Tewoflos (A) ENG


Orthodox 20th century (1910-1979) Ethiopia
Tewoflos (B) ENG FR

Orthodox 20th century (1910-1979) Ethiopia
Theophilus ENG


Ancient Orthodox 4th century (fl. 4th century) Ethiopia<
Tomas ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Walatta-Dengel= ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Walatta-Takla-Haymanot= ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Walatta-Wahed= ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.late 13-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
W'zb ENG


Orthodox 6th century (fl.6th century) Ethiopia<
Yadla ENG


Orthodox 10th century (fl. early 10th century) Ethiopia
Ya'eqob I ENG


Orthodox 9th century (fl.c. 9th century) Ethiopia<
Ya'eqob II ENG


Orthodox 12th century (fl.c. 12th century) Ethiopia
Yam'ata (or Yem'ata) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century (fl. late 5th/ early 6th cen.) Ethiopia<
Yared (A)& ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century Ethiopia<
Yared (B)& ENG FR

Ancient Orthodox 6th century Ethiopia<
Yemsa'e-Mehrat ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.early 13th century) Ethiopia
Yerda'e-Mika'el ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Yerde 'Ana-Krestos ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl.13th century) Ethiopia
Yeshaq (Abba) ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c.late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Yeshaq (Abuna) ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th century (fl.c.late 5th century) Ethiopia<
Yetbarak ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.c.late 13th-early 14th cen.) Ethiopia
Yohannes ENG


Orthodox 9th century (fl. early 9th century) Ethiopia<
Yohannes I ENG


Orthodox 17th century (16?-1682) Ethiopia
Yohannes Mesraqawi ENG


Orthodox 11th century (fl.11th century) Ethiopia
Yohannes or Johannes ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th century (b. c. 463 A.D.) Ethiopia<
Yohanni ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.early 6th century) Ethiopia<
Yohanni I ENG


Orthodox 13th century (fl. early 13th century) Ethiopia
Yosef ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl. late 12th-13th century) Ethiopia
Za-'Ella-'Asfeha ENG


Ancient Orthodox 3rd century ? Ethiopia<
Zakaryas (A) ENG


Orthodox 19th-20th century (c. 1845-1920) Ethiopia
Zakaryas (B) ENG FR

Orthodox 19th-20th century (c. 1845-1920) Ethiopia
Za-Krestos ENG


Orthodox 12th-13th century (fl.c late 12th-early 13th cen.) Ethiopia
Za-Mikael Aragawi (A)& ENG


Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century Ethiopia<
Za-Mikael Aragawi (B)& ENG FR

Ancient Orthodox 5th-6th century Ethiopia<
Zara Yakub (or Zare'a Ya'eqob) (Emperor) [A} ENG


Orthodox 14th-15th century (1399-1468; r. 1434-68) Ethiopia
Zara Yakub (or Zare'a Ya'eqob) (Emperor) [B] ENG


Orthodox 14th-15th century (1399-1468; r. 1434-68) Ethiopia
Zare'a Ya'eqob ENG


Orthodox 17th century Ethiopia
Zena-Marqos ENG


Orthodox 13th-14th century (fl.13th-14th century) Ethiopia
Zonaenus ENG


Ancient Orthodox 6th century (fl.early 6th century) Ethiopia<



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