Euprepius

500s
Ancient Christian Church
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.