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Krestos-Haräya
fl. late 13th to early 14th century
Orthodox
Ethiopia


Krestos-Haräya, (perhaps fl. late 13th -early 14th century A.D.), was a "heathen woman" who was converted by St. Täklä-Haymanot and became a nun. Her children Krestos-Qäsäba and Séwa-Wängél were also converted.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


Bibliography:

E. A. Wallis Budge, The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt (London, 1906), 277.


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.