(ca. 300ca. 380). Apostle of the Abyssinians. B. Tyre, Phoenicia; of Gk. extraction; captured on a voyage, he and a companion became assistants of the Ethiopian king and carried on miss. work; consecrated bp. of Aksum by Athanasius*; called abuna (our father) and Abba Salamah. (father of peace).
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