“The Eighteen Million Täwaḥǝdo Victims of Martyr-Saint Adyam Sägäd Iyasu”: Towards a Better Understanding of Lasta–Tǝgray Defiance of the Royal Centre of Gondärine Ethiopia (1630s–1760s)

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Endeg Mihretie, Kindeneh;
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.16.1.699
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies; | Manuscripts; Gädl; Politics; Religion; Christianity; Christology; Unctionists; Religious Controversy | ddc:090 | ddc:200 | ddc:230 | ddc:320 | ddc:400 | ddc:490 | ddc:800 | ddc:890 | ddc:900 | ddc:960

Two gädls, briefly examined in this study, portray Iyasu I as a Ṣägga Lǝǧ partisan. Ṣägga Lǝǧ is one of two views dismissed as heresy at the 1878 Boru Meda synod. This synod settled the Christological controversy that beset the Ethiopian Church for two and a half centur... View more