Sends Ambassadors from Jerusalem to the Council of Florence—First Entry of the Roman Catholics into Abyssinia, and Dispute about Religion—King persecutes the Remnants of Sabaism and Idolatry—Mahometan Provinces rebel and are subdued—The King dies,68
From 1468 to 1478.
Revives the Banishment of Princes to the Mountain—War with Adel—Death of the King—Attempts by Portugal to discover Abyssinia and the Indies,78
ISCANDER, or ALEXANDER.
From 1478 to 1495.
Iscander declares War with Adel—Good Conduct of the King—Betrayed and Murdered by Za Saluce,114
From 1495 to 1508.
Wise Conduct of the King—Prepares for a War with the Moor—Concludes an Honourable Peace with Adel,120
David, an Infant succeeds—Queen sends Matthew Ambassador to Portugal—David takes the field—Defeat of the Moors—Arrival of an Embassy from Portugal—Disastrous War with Adel, P. 124
CLAUDIUS, or ATZENAF SEGUED.
From 1540 to 1559.
Prosperous Beginning of Claudius's Reign—Christopher de Gama lands in Abyssinia—Prevented by the Rainy Season from joining the King—Battle of Ainal—Battle of Offalo—Christopher de Gama Slain—Battle of Isaacs Bet—Moors defeated and their general Slain—Abyssinian Army defeated—Claudius Slain—Remarkable Behaviour of Nur, Governor of Zeyla General of the Moors,173
MENAS, or ADAMAS SEGUED.
From 1559 to 1563.
Baharnogash rebels, proclaims Tascar King—Defeated by the King—Cedes Dobarwa to the Turks, and makes a League with the Basha of Masuah,206
King crowned at Axum—Abyssinia invaded by the Galla—Account of that People—The King defeats the Army of Adel—Beats the Falasha, and kills their King—Battle of the Mareb—Basha slain, and Turks expelled from Dobarwa—King is poisoned—Names Za Denghel his Successor,214
Socinios embraces the Romish Religion—War with Sennaar—With the Shepherds—Violent Conduct of the Romish Patriarch—Lasta rebels—Defeated at Wainadega—Socinios restores the Alexandrian Religion—Resigns his Crown to his Eldest Son,262
Continuation of the annals, from the death of socinios, till my arrival in abyssinia.
Brilliant Expedition of the King to Wechne—Various Campaigns against the Agows and Galla—Comet appears—Expedition against Zeegam and the Eastern Shangalla—Poncet's Journey—Marat's Embassy—Du Roule's Embassy—Du Roule murdered at Sennaar—The King is assassinated,425
Bloody Reign—Exterminates the Conspirators—Counterfeits Death—Becomes very Popular,595
YASOUS II. or ADIAM SEGUED.
From 1729 to 1753.
Rebellion in the Beginning of this Reign—King addicted to hunting—To building, and the Arts of Peace—Attacks Sennaar—Loses his Army—Takes Samayat—Receives Baady King of Sennaar under his Protection,608
From 1753 to 1769.
This Prince a favorer of the Galla his Relations—Great dissentions on bringing them to Court—War of Begemder—Ras Michael brought to Gondar—Defeats Ayo—Mariam Barea refuses to be accessary to his Death—King favours Waragna Fasil—Battle of Azazo—King Assassinated in his Palace,660
Hannes, Brother to Bacuffa, chosen King—Is brought from Wechne—Crowned at Gondar—His horrid Behaviour—Refuses to march against Fasil—Is poisoned by Order of Ras Michael,707
TECLA HAIMANOUT II.
Succeeds his Father Hannes—His Character and prudent Behaviour—Cultivates Michael's Friendship—Marches willingly against Fasil—Defeats him at Fagitta—Description of that Battle,709