Gäbrä-Krestos

1100s
Orthodox Church
Ethiopia

Gäbrä-Krestos, Abunä (? perhaps fl. c. 12th century A.D.), is said to have been a Metropolitan of Ethiopia during the dynasty of the Zagwé, buried with three others in Bugena. The Ethiopic name perhaps replaced the original Coptic form.

A. K. Irvine


Bibliography

C. Conti Rossini, *Storia d’Etiopia *(Bergamo, 1928), 310.

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


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.