Classic DACB Collection

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

Mattewos

Alternative Spellings: Mattéwos
400s500s
Ancient Christian Church
Ethiopia

Mattéwos, Abba, was a disciple of Abba Zä-Mika’él ‘Arägawi when Däbrä Damo was first chosen as the site for a monastery, and succeeded him as abbot there.

A. K. Irvine


Bibliography

I. Guidi, “Il ‘Gadla Aragâwi,’” Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, Serie quinta, Vol. II (1896).


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.