Meropius

300s
Ancient Christian Church
Ethiopia

Meropius (Ge’ez: Mérobopeyos), was a Christian merchant of Tyre whose voyage to “India” brought Frumentius and Aedesius to Aksum.

A. K. Irvine


Bibliography

Rufinus,* Historia ecclesiastica, I. 9, Patrologia Latina,* XXI, 478-80.


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.