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Alternate Names: Bärtäloméwos
Orthodox Church

Bärtäloméwos,* Abunä* (perhaps fl. c. 10th century A.D.), was Metropolitan of Ethiopia according to several lists. Little is known of him except that he was buried at Hägäray.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


H. Zotenberg, Catalogue des manuscrits éthiopiens de la Bibliothèque Nationale (Paris, 1877), 263.

M. Chaîne, La chronologie des temps chrétiens de l’Egypte et de l’Ethiopie (Paris, 1925), 266.

I. Guidi, Le liste dei metropoliti d’Abissinia (Roma, 1899), 8.

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.