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Benyam
fl. c. 10th century
Orthodox
Ethiopia


Benyam, Abba (perhaps fl. c. 10th century A.D.), was a bishop who, according to the Gädlä Iyäsus-Mo'a, came at some time after Sälama Zä-'Azéb and also gave his benediction to the monastery of Däbrä Hayq.

Belaynesh Michael



Bibliography:

S. Kur (ed. and trans.), Actes de Iyasus Mo'a, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Scriptores aethiopici, t. 49 and t. 50, pp. 49 of text and 40 of trans.


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.