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'Alaqā Gabru
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ʾAlaqā Gabru

Date of Birth: Not known

Place of Birth: Gondar

Date of Death: Not before 1799

Place of Death: Unknown


The author of Takla Giyorgis’ Chronicle is identified in the text as ʾAlaqā Gabru. His authorship is attested directly from the reference in the Chronicle that reads: ‘ʾAlaqā Gabru is the author of this chronicle’ (Weld Blundell, Royal chronicle, p. 22 [text] = p. 234 [trans.], p. 48 [text] = p. 270 [trans.]; the…

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Gebreyes Beyene, Solomon, “'Alaqā Gabru”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 December 2019 <>

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