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Alef – ETHIOPIAN SAINTS

Alef His gadl repeats what has been written about the rest of his colleagues—that they came together to Ethiopia, settled temporarily in the palace, and dispersed to establish centers of religious activities. Like that of Gubba, Alef’s name is not found listed with those of his colleagues in the fifteenth-century palace calendar of saints. However, …

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Yem’ata – ETHIOPIAN SAINTS

Yem’ata Some scholars, including Dillmann (1880, pp. 1-51), state that he is also called Mata‘. This could be a confusion with another saint, Abba Matta‘, who flourished in Hawzen many years before the coming of the Nine Saints. The feast of Yem’ata is celebrated on 28 Teqemt (Babah). GETATCHEW HAILE Tags: Eminent

Gubba – ETHIOPIAN SAINTS

Gubba His gadl reportedly exists but has not been studied by scholars, nor is his name listed in an important fifteenth-century calendar. According to tradition, he founded his hermitage west of Madara, not far from the original hermitage of Abba Garima. The fact that neither of these two hermitages survived may indicate resentment and resistance …

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