, and a member of the Zagwe dynasty
. Taddesse Tamrat states that he was a son of Mara Takla Haymanot
, the younger brother of king Tatadim
, and the father of Kedus Harbe
and Gebre Mesqel Lalibela
His name does not appear in the longer king lists.
- Taddesse Tamrat, Church and State in Ethiopia, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972), p. 56n.