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[froo-men-shee-uh s]
  1. Saint,a.d. c300–c380, founder of the Ethiopian Church.
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Historical Examples of frumentius

  • But Athanasius was safe elsewhere, and Frumentius wisely stayed at home.

    Sketches of Church History

    James Craigie Robertson

  • Bearing the happy tidings, Frumentius appeared in Alexandria, where he was received with open arms by the patriarch Athanasius.

    The Highlands of Ethiopia

    William Cornwallis Harris

  • And possibly a layman (as Frumentius and Edesius in the Indies) may be the instrument of men's conversion.

    A Christian Directory

    Baxter Richard

  • In the time of Constantine, one Frumentius was sent to preach to the Indians, and met with great success.