Minas, Abunä (perhaps fl. c. 4th century A.D.), is known in Ethiopian tradition as the second Bishop of Ethiopia, and appears in several lists as the immediate successor of Abba Sälama. A later abun of the same name is listed in one source as the fiftieth ecclesiastic of that rank.
Richard K. P. Pankhurst
W. Wright, *Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscripts in the British Museum *(London, 1871), 320.
H. Zotenberg, Catalogue des manuscrits éthiopiens de la Bibliothèque Nationale (Paris, 1877), 263, 266.
I. Guidi,* Le liste dei metropoliti d’Abissinia *(Roma, 1899), 8.
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.