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Definition of the noun Abuna

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noun - plural: abunas

  1. [Christianity] The Patriarch, or head of the Abyssinian Church.

Place

Abuna a.k.a. Abunã is a municipality in the Rondônia state of Brazil. It is situated in the Amazon Basin on the right bank of the Madeira River 10 kilometres upstream from its confluence with the Abuna River. The Abuna River and the Madeira River upstream from their confluence mark the boundary between Brazil and Bolivia, and so Abunã is across the river from the Bolivia.

Miscellanea

Abuna: Abun is the honorific title used for any bishop of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church as well as of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church. It was historically used solely for the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Ethiopia during the more than 1000 years when the Coptic Patriarchate of Alexandria appointed only one bishop at a time to serve its Ethiopian flock. When referred to without a name following, it is Abun, and if a name follows, it becomes Abuna .

Phrases with Abuna

  1. Telebasis Abuna
  2. species Telebasis abuna

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Google previewThe Life and Correspondence of Henry Salt ... Consul General in Egypt (1834)

by Henry Salt, John James Halls

The Abuna is a mere ignorant instrument. The ecclesiastics of importance are the Itcheque and Acab Saat ; the one is the King's official confessor, the other is the prior, or superior of the monks. All these people, who go by the name of monks, ...

Google previewThe Life and Correspondence of Henry Salt (1834)

by J. J. Halls

The Abuna is a mere ignorant instrument. The ecclesiastics of importance are the Itchequé and Acab Saat; the one is the King's official confessor, the other is the prior, or superior of the monks. All these people, who go by the name of monks, ...

Google previewChristianity in Travancore (1901)

by Gordon Thomson MacKenzie

The word Abuna is a term of respect sometimes prefixed to the names of Syrian Bishops. The title Mar is the Syriac equivalent of the Latin dominus. The word Armenian used in this letter may have been Aramean in the original. It is noteworthy ...

Google previewThe Life and Correspondence of Henry Salt, Esq. (2014)

by John James Halls

The Abuna is a mere ignorant instrument. The ecclesiastics of importance are the Itchequé and Acab Saat; the one is the King's official confessor, the other is the prior, or superior of the monks. All these people, who go by the name of monks, ...

Google previewThe life and correspondence of Henry Salt. [Followed by] Egypt, a poem by a traveller [H. Salt]. (1834)

by John James Halls

The Abuna is a mere ignorant instrument. The ecclesiastics of importance are the Itcheque and Acab Saat ; the one is the King's official confessor, the other is the prior, or superior of the monks. All these people, who go by the name of monks, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

As it was the custom, however to call a convocation of the clergy on the accession of every new emperor, the monks insisted upon being called upon this occasion ; more especially as a new abuna was come from Egypt, and the lenity iliowu to ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer

GAZELLE, GIRAFFE area AMHARA, ERJTREA banana ENSETE battleground ADOWA bishop ABUNA Catholic CUSH. GEEZ, UNIAT(E) city/town ADWA, GORE, ASSAB. HARAR, J1MMA, GONDAR, GAMBELA, NAZRET, DESSYE, ASMARA.

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

The abuna was more under the control of Oubić than Kassai, and the latter felt that the weight of the church would be against him. Padre de' Jacobis, as already mentioned, had acquired considerable influence in Tigré. T. made advances to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Christianity (1999)

by Erwin Fahlbusch

turn, issued in the 1951 appointment of Basilios, the first indigenous Ethiopian abuna. Complete autonomy from — > Alexandria was finally achieved in 1959, when Basilios was proclaimed — > patriarch of Ethiopia, with full and duly ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

The emperor alone takes cognizance of all ecclesiastical causes, except a few smaller ones reserved to the judges, and confers all benefices except that of Abuna. The monks are divided into two classes, those of Debra Libanos, and those of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Religions (2013)

by Larry G. Murphy, J. Gordon Melton, Gary L. Ward

Abuna Gabre Kristos Mikael, an AfricanAmerican, established an independent Orthodox jurisdiction under the authority of Archbishop Walter A. Propheta, a White man who ledthe American Orthodox Catholic Church. Followingthegainingoffull ...

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Abuna Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1B3U1N1A1

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