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Author Gälawdewos, author
Title Gadla ʼEmna Walata Péṭros. English
The life of Walatta Petros : a seventeenth-century biography of an African woman / translated and edited by Wendy Laura Belcher and Michael Kleiner ; written by Galawdewos
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  BR1725.W27 G35 2018    AVAILABLE    30520020867090
Edition Concise edition
Descript xix, 137 pages : maps ; 22 cm
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Note "This book includes material originally published in The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros: A Seventeenth-Century Biography of an Ethiopian Woman (copyright © 2015 by Princeton University Press)"--Title page verso
A "gädl" or hagiography, originally written by Gälawdewos thirty years after the subject's death, in 1672-1673. Translated from multiple manuscripts and versions
"[O]mits the notes and scholarly apparatus of the hardcover, features a new introduction aimed at students and general readers"--Page 4 of cover
Includes bibliographical references
English, translated from Ethiopic (Geez)
Subject Walata ̣Péṭros, Saint, 1592-1642
Walata ̣Péṭros, Saint, 1592-1642 -- Miracles
YaʼItyọpyā ʼortodoks tawāḥedo béta kerestiyān -- Biography
Women saints -- Biography
Nuns -- Ethiopia -- Biography
Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Ethiopia -- History -- 17th century
Alt Author Belcher, Wendy Laura, translator, editor
Kleiner, Michael, 1962- translator, editor
Vari Title Life and struggles of our mother Walatta Petros
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