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Fiqtor (B)

Orthodox Church

Fiqtor, Abunä, was a Metropolitan of Ethiopia. He was the uncle of Abunä Sawiros, consecrated by Cyril II, Patriarch of Alexandria from 1077 to 1092.

A. K. Irvine


A. S. Atiya, Y. ‘Abd al-Masih, and O. H. E. Khs-Burmester, History of the Patriarchs of the Egyptian Church (Cairo, 1959), II, iii, 329-30, 350-51.

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.