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Euprepius
fl. early 6th century
Orthodox
Ethiopia


Euprepius, Abunä, was a bishop in Ethiopia during the reign of Emperor Kaléb (r. c. 514-30). A certain Umayya, a refugee form Najran, begged assistance from him and Kaléb against Dhü Nuwäs.

A. K. Irvine


Bibliography:

A. Moberg, Book of the Himyarites (Lund, 1924).


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.