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'Edna
fl.c. late 5th and early 6th century
Orthodox
Ethiopia


'Edna, was the mother of Zä-Mika'él 'Arägawi, in whose company she she is said to have come to Ethiopia. She was with him when he chose Däbrä Damo as the site for his monastery.

A. K. Irvine



Bibliography:

I. Guidi, "Il 'Gadla 'Aragâwî,'" Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei (1896),54-96.


This article is reproduced, with permission, from The Dictionary of Ethiopian Biography, Vol. 1 'From Early Times to the End of the Zagwé Dynasty c. 1270 A.D.,' copyright © 1975, edited by Belaynesh Michael, S. Chojnacki and Richard Pankhurst, Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. All rights reserved.