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Alternate Names: Mäsqäl-Mo’a
Orthodox Church

Mäsqäl-Mo’a, Abba (of uncertain date, perhaps fl. c. early 13th century A.D.), was a monk who was a spiritual son of Abba Krestos-Bézanä and spiritual father of Abba Yohanni of Däbrä Damo, according to the Gädlä Täklä-Haymanot.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


E. A. Wallis Budge, The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt (London, 1906), 189, 218.

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.