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ʿĔnbāqom
(870 words)

Biography

ʿĔnbāqom (or according to a more correct transliteration ʿƎnbaqom) was a Yemeni Muslim (the former hypothesis of a Near Eastern origin has now been definitively dismissed) who converted to Christianity and became the eleventh abbot of the Ethiopian Orthodox monastery of Däbrä Libanos in Šäwa, perhaps the most important monastic establishment in the country. He authored the Anqaṣä amin, a polemical treatise in Gǝʿǝz (Classical…

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Gori, Alessandro, “ʿĔnbāqom”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26078>
First published online: 2015



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