Ezana

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Ezana

 

king of the Aksumite Kingdom from about A.D. 325 to not later than 375. During Ezana’s rule, the Aksumite Kingdom underwent major economic, political, and cultural development. Christianity began to spread in Aksum during the period.

REFERENCE

Kobishchanov, Iu. M. Aksum. Moscow, 1966.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Christianity entered very early on as well, becoming the state religion under King Ezana of Axum around the same time in the 4th century that the Roman empire similarly adopted it.