Yohanni, Abba, was a monk who came from Egypt in the time of Emperor Kaléb and founded the monastery of Däbrä Sina in Sänhit.
A. K. Irvine
C. Conti Rossini, “Il Gadla Libänos,”* Ricordi di un soggiorno in Eritrea* (Asmara, 1903), III.
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