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fl. late 13th to early 14th century

Krestos-Haräya, (perhaps fl. late 13th -early 14th century A.D.), was a "heathen woman" who was converted by St. Täklä-Haymanot and became a nun. Her children Krestos-Qäsäba and Séwa-Wängél were also converted.

Richard K. P. Pankhurst


E. A. Wallis Budge, The Life and Miracles of Takla Haymânôt (London, 1906), 277.

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.