Sarwe Iyasus

Sarwe Iyasus (Ge'ez: ሣርወ ኢየሱስ), throne name Mehreka Nañ (Ge'ez: ምሕርከ ናኝ), was Emperor of Ethiopia in 1433, and a member of the Solomonic dynasty. He was the older son of Takla Maryam.

Sarwe Iyasus
Emperor of Ethiopia
PredecessorTakla Maryam
SuccessorAmda Iyasus
DynastyHouse of Solomon
FatherTakla Maryam

According to E. A. Wallis Budge, Sarwe Iyasus ruled for either four or eight months, and died of plague.[1] According to James Bruce, some of the Ethiopian lists of rulers omit his name.[2]


  1. ^ Budge, A History of Ethiopia: Nubia and Abyssinia, 1928 (Oosterhout, the Netherlands: Anthropological Publications, 1970), p. 303.
  2. ^ James Bruce, Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile (1805 edition), vol. 3, p. 98
Preceded by Emperor of Ethiopia
Succeeded by