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Alternate Names: Täsfa-Heda
Orthodox Church

Täsfa-Hedan (perhaps fl. 13th century A.D.), was a native of Šäwa baptized by St. Täklä-Haymanot along with his wife, Iyalut, and their son, Qirqos.

A. K. Irvine


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

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.