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Silko, King of Nobadia

VI Century
King Silko of Nobadia is thought, on the basis of an apparently monotheistic inscription in Greek, to have been the first Christian ruler of Nubia. He was probably a Miaphysite, as Nobadia was evangelised by Julian, a missionary dispatched by the Empress Theodora.

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