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Yädla, Abba (perhaps fl. c. early 10th century A.D.), is said to have been a descendant of Hezbä-Baräk. He was sent by Emperor Degna-Zan to teach the Gospel in Šäwa, and settled there in Zoräré in the district of Selaleš (the modern Bulga). St. Täklä-Haymanot was descended from him.
A. K. Irvine
E. A. Wallis Budge, The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt (London, 1906).
C. Conti Rossini,* Storia d’Etiopia* (Bergamo, 1928), 267.
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.