Gädlä Bǝsṭawros

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Tefera, Amsalu;
  • 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.13.1.36
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Biography; Gädl; Bǝsṭawros; Christianity; Hagiography; Däbrä Ḥayq; Manuscripts | ddc:920 | ddc:090 | ddc:960 | ddc:800 | ddc:890 | ddc:230

Bǝsṭawros was one of the famous abbots of Däbrä Ḥayq. He passed away at Gondär during the time of Iyasu II (1730-1755 A.D.) and his relics were taken to Däbrä Ḥayq some years after his death (Raineri 2003:549). He copied and caused to copy several manuscripts (for insta... View more