How long did it take to build the Lalibela churches?
According to the king’s hagiography (gadl), Lalibela carved the churches over a period of twenty-four years with the assistance of angels.
What is the oldest church in Ethiopia?
Of these, the largest and oldest is the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church an Oriental Orthodox church centered in Ethiopia.
How old is Ethiopian Christianity?
“According to Ethiopian tradition, Christianity first came to the Aksum Empire in the fourth century A.D. when a Greek-speaking missionary named Frumentius converted King Ezana.