Jan Seyum

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Jan Seyum
Reign11th century
PredecessorTatadim
SuccessorGerma Seyum
DynastyZagwe dynasty
FatherMara Takla Haymanot

Jan Seyum was a King (negus) of Ethiopia, and a member of the Zagwe dynasty. Taddesse Tamrat states that he was a son of Mara Takla Haymanot, a younger brother of King Tatadim, and the father of Yemrehana Krestos.[1] His name does not appear in the longer king lists.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taddesse Tamrat, Church and State in Ethiopia, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972), p. 56n.
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Tatadim
Emperor of Ethiopia Succeeded by
Germa Seyum