Find the word definition


Abraha (also spelled Abreha) (died after AD 553; r. 525—at least 553), also known as 'Abraha al-Ashram (in Arabic أبرهة الأشرم), was an Ethiopian general then the viceroy of southern Arabia for the Kingdom of Aksum, and later declared himself an independent King of Himyar. Abraha ruled much of present-day Yemen and Hijaz from at least 531 -547 AD to 555 - 565 AD