Classic DACB Collection

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Giyorgis (Abba, 13th)

Orthodox Church

Giyorgis, Abba, of Däbrä Bahrey, became a saint of the Ethiopian Church. He was a disciple of Abba ‘Iyäsus Mo’a, and preached from Wäläqa to Sägla (perhaps Sägla in Endärta).

G. W. B. Huntingford


S. Kur (ed. and trans.), Actes de Iyasus Mo’a, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Scriptores aethiopici, t. 49 and t. 50.

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.