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Isayeyas (‘Isayeyas)

Alternate Names: Tomas
Orthodox Church

‘Isayeyas, (perhaps fl. late 13th - early 14th century A.D.). was one of the priests consecrated by St. Täklä-Haymanot, who gave him the name of Tomas.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


E. A. Wallis Budge, *The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt *(London, 1906), 134.

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.