Amda Iyasus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Amda Iyasus
Reign 1433
Predecessor Sarwe Iyasus
Successor Zara Yaqob
Dynasty Solomonic dynasty
Father Takla Maryam

Amda Iyasus (Ge'ez: ዓምደ ኢየሱስ ʿāmda iyasus, "Pillar of Jesus," Amharic: made iyesus) was Emperor (nəgusä nägäst) (throne name Badel Nan በድል ናኝ badil nāñ; 1433–1434) of Abyssinia, and a member of the Solomonic dynasty. He was the younger son of Takla Maryam.

E. A. Wallis Budge notes that Amda Iyasus ruled for eight months, and left no children. The royal chronicles also do not relay his deeds during his brief tenure atop the throne. Al-Maqrizi was reportedly puzzled by the quick turnover in Kings.[1]


  1. ^ Budge, A History of Ethiopia: Nubia and Abyssinia, 1928 (Oosterhout, the Netherlands: Anthropological Publications, 1970), p. 303.
Preceded by
Sarwe Iyasus
Emperor of Ethiopia
Succeeded by
Zara Yaqob

Retrieved from ""
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia :
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Amda Iyasus"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA