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'Ehwä-Krestos, Abba, was a shepherd and monk who became a saint of the Ethiopian Church. His death is commemorated on 21 Hamlé (28 July).

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


I. Guidi, Le synaxaire éthiopien. Mois de Hamlé. (Paris, 1926-45), 374-5.

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.