Classic DACB Collection

All articles created or submitted in the first twenty years of the project, from 1995 to 2015.


Orthodox Church

Krestos-Haräya, (perhaps fl. late 13th -early 14th century A.D.), was a “heathen woman” who was converted by St. Täklä-Haymanot and became a nun. Her children Krestos-Qäsäba and Séwa-Wängél were also converted.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


E. A. Wallis Budge,* The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt *(London, 1906), 277.

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.