Krestos-Bézanä, or Mizan, Abba (of unknown date, probably pre-13th century A.D.), was a spiritual descendant of Abba Zä-Mika’él ‘Arägwi, founder of Däbrä Damo in the sixth century, and a spiritual ancestor of Abba Yohanni, abbot of the monastery in the first half of the thirteenth century.
E. A. Wallis Budge,* The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt *(London, 1906), Chap. LXXXVIII.
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.