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Alternate Names: Séwa-Wängél
Orthodox Church

Séwa-Wängél, (perhaps fl. late 13th - early 14th century A.D.), was a pagan converted by St. Täklä-Haymanot. Séwa-Wängél was the son of Krestos-Haräya and brother of Krestos-Qäsäba.

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.