Classic DACB Collection

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Täsfa-Hesan

1200s-1300s
Orthodox Church
Ethiopia

Täsfa-Hesan, Abba (perhaps fl. late 13th - early 14th century A.D.), was a monk and one of the disciples of St. Täklä-Haymanot who were described as “strenuous in their contendings.”

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


Bibliography

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