Index:Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile - In the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773 volume 3.djvu
CONTENTS OF THE THIRD VOLUME
Account of my journey from masuah to gondar - transactions there - manners and customs of the abyssinians
Transactions at Masuah and Arkeeko P. 1
C H A P. II.
Directions to Travellers for preserving Health - Diseases of the Country - Music - Trade, &c. of Masuah - Conferences with the Naybe. 31 CHAP. III.
Journey from Akeeko over the Mountain Taranta, to Dixan, P. 64
Journey from Dixanto Adowa, Capital of Tigre, 93
Arrive at Adowa - Reception there - Visit Fremona - And Ruins of Axum - Arrive at Sire, 118
Journey from Sire to Addergey, and Transactions there, 152
Journey over Lamalmon to Gondar, 172
C H A P. VIII.
Reception at Gondar—Triumphal Entry of the King—The Author's first Audience, P. 197
C H A P. IX.
Transactions at Gondar,233
C H A P. X.
Geographical Division of Abyssinia into Provinces,248
C H A P. XI.
Various Customs in Abyssinia, similar to those in Persia, &c.—A bloody Banquet described, &c. 262
C H A P. XII.
State of Religion—Circumcision—Excision, &c. 313 is CONTENTS.
FIRST ATTEMPT TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF THE NILS
FRUSTRATED A SUCCESSFUL JOURNEY THITHER, WITH
A FULL ACCOUNT OF EVERY THING RELATING TO THAT CELEBRATED RIVER.
The Author made Governor ofRas el Feel, P. 359
Battle of Banja—Confp'iracy againf Michael— The Author retires to Emfras — Dejcription ofGondar, Emfras, and Lake Tzana, 373
The King encamps at Lamgue — Tranfaclious there — Paps the Nile, and encamp at Derdera—The Author follows the King, 389
Tafs the River Gomara— Remarkable Accident there— Arrive at
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Dara—¥ifit tbe Great Cataratl of Alata — Leave Dara, and re- fume our Journey ', P- 4°5
Pafs tbe Nile, and encamp at Tfoomwa — Arrive at Derdera—^Alatm on approaching the Army — Join the King at Karcagna, 432
C H A P. VI.
Kind's Army retreats towards Gondar — Memorable Faff age of the Nile— Dangerous Situation of the Army — Retreat of Kef a Tafous — Battle ofLimjour — Unexpected Peace with Fafl — Arrival at Gondar y 44^
King and Army retreat to Tigre — Interefhrg Events following that
Retreat The Body of Joas is found — Socinios y a new King,
proclaimed at Gondar ■, 47
Second Journey to difover the Source of the Nile — Favourable turn of
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the King's Affairs in Tigre—Wefall in lintb Faffs Army at Bamba, ' p 495
Interview with Fafil—Tranfaclions in the Camp, 509
Leave Bamba, and continue our Journey Southward-— -Fall in with FofiVs Pagan Ga Ha— Encamp on the Kclti. 532
Continue our Journey— -Fall in with a Party ofGalla — Prove our Friends — Pafs the Nile — Arrive at Goutto y andvift thejirft Ca- tarac7 i 550
Leave Goutto — Mountains of the Moon — Roguery ofWoldo our Guide ^Arrive at the Source of the Nile. $yj
Attempts of the Ancients to dif cover the Source of the Nik-^-No difco-
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very made in latter Times — No Evidence of the Jefuits having ar- rived there — Kirchers Account fabulous — Difcovtry completely made by the Author, g .
Defcription of the Sources of the Nile— Of Gee/h— Accounts ofitsfe- veral Cataracls — Courfefrom its Rife to the Mediterranean, 632
C HAP. XV.
Various names of this River— Ancient Opinion concerning the Cauf of Us Inundation — Real Manner by which it is cjfcRed—Remarka- able Difpoftion of the Peninfula of Africa, 654
Egypt not the Gift cf the Nile — Ancient Opinion refuted— Mc da- u Opinion contrary to Proof and Experience, g 72
The fame SubjeB continued— Nilcmeter what—How divided and meafured, gg
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Inquiry about the Pojjibility of changing the Courfe of the Nile— Caufe of the Nubia, P. 7 1 2
Kind reception among the dgows^JTbeir Number, Trade, Charac- ter, &C 726