Hayas, Abba, was a disciple of Abba Libanos. He is said to have been buried in Gwehqeya.
A. K. Irvine
C. Conti Rossini, “Il Gadla Libanos,” *Ricordi di un soggiaorno in Eritrea *(Asmara, 1903), III.
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