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 Chronicle of Iyasu II
(943 words)

Annales Regum Iyasu II et Iyo’as


Chronicler of Iyasu II

Date: 1730–1755

Original Language: G???z


The Chronicle of Iyasu II and of his mother, Queen Bǝrhan Mogäsa, consists of a long genealogical introduction and 48 short chapters, running to 168 pages in Guidi’s 1910 edition (all references here are to this edition). From 1730 onwards, daily entries were made in the Chronicle, up until the death of the king in 1755, thus covering the 24 years of the reign of Iyasu II and…

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Gebreyes Beyene, Solomon, “ Chronicle of Iyasu II”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>

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