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Alternate Names: Täklä-‘Iyäsus
Orthodox Church

Täklä-‘Iyäsus, Abba (fl. 13th century A.D.), was a nephew of Abba Hirutä-‘Amlak and a disciple of Abba ‘Iyäsus Mo’a in his bark when the latter conferred his blessing on Emperor Yekuno-‘Amlak on the waters of Lake Hayq.

Belaynesh Michael


S. Kur (ed. and trans.), Actes de Iyasus Mo’a, CSCO, Scriptores aethiopici, t. 49 and t. 50, p. 29 of text and p. 24 of trans.

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, by Belanesh Michael, S. Chojnacki and Richard Pankhurst, Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. All rights reserved.