Saint Elesbaan of Ethiopia

Also known as

  • Elesbaan of Axum
  • Calam-Negus…
  • Calam…
  • Caleb…
  • Elesbaas…
  • Elesbas…
  • Elesboas…
  • Eleuzoe…
  • Ella Atsbeha…
  • Ella Asbeha…
  • Hellestheaeus…
  • Kaleb…

Memorial

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Christian King in Ethiopia in the early 6th century. With the support of Byzantine emperors Justin I and Justinian, he invaded the southern Arabian peninsula where Christian was under attack. Late in life he abdicated his throne to live as a prayerful, penitent hermit and then a monk in Jerusalem.

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Elesbaan of Ethiopia“. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 December 2014. Web. 18 December 2014. <>