Debre Bizen

Debre Bizen is the best-known monastery of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Located at the top of Debre Bizen the mountain near the town of in . Its library contains many important Ge'ez manuscripts.

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, also known as Tappa , is a small town in the Northern Red Sea Region of . Photo: Reinhard Dietrich, CC0.

Debre Bizen

15.3303° or 15° 19' 49.2" north
39.0838° or 39° 5' 1.7" east
2432 metres (7979 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Greek: Ντεμπρέ Μπιζέν
  • Italian: Monastero di Debrè Bizen
  • Spanish: Monasterio de Debre Bizen
  • Swedish: Kloestr eritrea
  • Debre Bizen Gedam
  • Debre Bīzen Gedam

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