Classic DACB Collection

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Krestos-Qäsäba

1200s-1300s
Orthodox Church
Ethiopia

Krestos-Qäsäba, (perhaps fl. late 13th -early 14th century A.D.), was a “heathen woman” converted by St. Täklä-Haymanot. She was a daughter of Krestos-Haräya and sister of Sewa-Wängél.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


Bibliography

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.