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He died on 23 March 1559, in battle with Nūr b. Muǧāhīd . (internal)


Galāwdewos became emperor at the age of 18 in 1540. His reign was marked by a successful struggle against ʾAḥmad b. ʾIbrāhīm al-Ġāzī . (literature)


  • birth: ገላውዴዎስ፡gez ( Galāwdewosgez)
  • alt: ጌላውዴዎስ፡gez (Gelāwdewosgez)
  • አጽናፍ፡ ሰገድ፡gez (ʾAṣnāf Sagad)
  • ʾaṣe
  • Claudiusen
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    emperor (ruler)


    Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church



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    Suggested Citation of this record

    Solomon Gebreyes, Pietro Maria Liuzzo, Eugenia Sokolinski, ʻ Galāwdewosʼ, in Alessandro Bausi, ed., Die Schriftkultur des christlichen Äthiopiens und Eritreas: Eine multimediale Forschungsumgebung / Beta maṣāḥǝft (Last Modified: 13.11.2017) DOI:10.25592/BetaMasaheft.PRS4428Galawdew [Accessed: 2018-06-24+02:00]

    Revisions of the data

    • Solomon Gebreyes additions to bibliography on 13.11.2017
    • Eugenia Sokolinski names adjusted; fidel corrected; transcription corrected (note the transliteration rules); title adjusted as roleName; English name corrected; relations added on 2.5.2016
    • Solomon Gebreyes Added more information about the king on 28.4.2016
    • Pietro Maria Liuzzo Created file from google spreadsheet on 21.3.2016

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