|Predecessor||Mara Takla Haymanot|
|Father||Mara Takla Haymanot|
According to the Gadla Yemrehana Krestos, Tatadim made efforts to secure the succession of kingship for his sons, taking actions against his brothers Jan Seyum and Germa Seyum. The Agaw law of inheritance dictated that his brothers should be his successors, a problem that plagued the Zagwe kings.
- G.W.B. Huntingford, "'The Wealth of Kings' and the End of the Zāguē Dynasty", Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 28 (1965), p. 10
- Taddesse Tamrat, Church and State in Ethiopia, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972), p. 56n.
- Taddesse Tamrat, p. 61.
Mara Takla Haymanot
|Emperor of Ethiopia||Succeeded by|
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