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fl. early 6th century

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.

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.