Classic DACB Collection

All articles created or submitted in the first twenty years of the project, from 1995 to 2015.

Atnatéwos (‘Atnatéwos)

Orthodox Church

‘Atnatéwos, Abuna *(?) (perhaps fl. c. 12th century A.D.), is mentioned in an unpublished *Gädlä Yemrehannä-Krestos from Bétä Mädhané-‘Aläm, Lalibäla, as a Metropolitan of Ethiopia appointed during the reign of Emperor Yemrehannä-Krestos of the Zagwé dynasty. The name is so far unconfirmed from other sources.

Sergew Hable-Selassie


Sergew Hable-Selassie, *Ancient and Medieval Ethiopian History to 1270 *(Addis Ababa, 1972), 251.

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.