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Alternate Names: Wälättä-Wahed
Orthodox Church

Wälättä-Wahed (perhaps fl. late 13th - early 14th century A.D.), was the baptismal name given by St. Täklä-Haymanot to the wife of Käfär-Wedem, the governor of Adamo, whom the saint baptized together with his family.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


E. A. Wallis Budge, The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt (London, 1906), 110.

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.