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Wälättä-Wahed
fl. late 13th to 14th century
Orthodox
Ethiopia


Wälättä-Wahed (perhaps fl. late 13th - early 14th century A.D.), was the baptismal name given by St. Täklä-Haymanot to the wife of Käfär-Wedem, the governor of Adamo, whom the saint baptized together with his family.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


Bibliography:

E. A. Wallis Budge, The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt (London, 1906), 110.


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.