The Highlands of Ethiopia
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The Highlands of Ethiopia

By Sir William Cornwallis Harris
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Table of Contents
  • Sir William Cornwallis Harris
  • "The Highlands of Ethiopia"
    • Introduction
      • Introduction.
      • Postscriptum.
    • Introduction.
    • Postscriptum.
    • Volume One—Chapter One.
      • Departure of the British Embassy from the Shores of india.
    • Departure of the British Embassy from the Shores of india.
    • Volume One—Chapter Two.
      • Disembarkation at Cape Aden.
    • Disembarkation at Cape Aden.
    • Volume One—Chapter Three.
      • A Stroll through the Infant Metropolis of British Arabia.
    • A Stroll through the Infant Metropolis of British Arabia.
    • Volume One—Chapter Four.
      • The Gibraltar of the East.
    • The Gibraltar of the East.
    • Volume One—Chapter Five.
      • Voyage across the Gulf of Arabia.
    • Voyage across the Gulf of Arabia.
    • Volume One—Chapter Six.
      • Cast Anchor at Tajúra on the African Coast.
    • Cast Anchor at Tajúra on the African Coast.
    • Volume One—Chapter Seven.
      • Reception of the Embassy by the Sultán of the Sea-Port, and Return Visit to his Highness.
    • Reception of the Embassy by the Sultán of the Sea-Port, and Return Visit to his Highness.
    • Volume One—Chapter Eight.
      • Tajúra, “The City of the Slave-Merchant.”
    • Tajúra, “The City of the Slave-Merchant.”
    • Volume One—Chapter Nine.
      • Foretaste of Danákil Knavery.
    • Foretaste of Danákil Knavery.
    • Volume One—Chapter Ten.
      • Long Adieu to the Unprincipled Sultán.
    • Long Adieu to the Unprincipled Sultán.
    • Volume One—Chapter Eleven.
      • Iniquitous Proceedings at Ambábo, and Understanding with the Ras El Káfilah.
    • Iniquitous Proceedings at Ambábo, and Understanding with the Ras El Káfilah.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twelve.
      • Dullool—The Ras Unpleasantly Reminded of his Pledge—Sagállo and Warelissán.
    • Dullool—The Ras Unpleasantly Reminded of his Pledge—Sagállo and Warelissán.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirteen.
      • Gloomy Passage of Rah Eesah, the Descensus ad Inferos.
    • Gloomy Passage of Rah Eesah, the Descensus ad Inferos.
    • Volume One—Chapter Fourteen.
      • Fearful Sufferings in the Pandemonium of Bahr Assál.
    • Fearful Sufferings in the Pandemonium of Bahr Assál.
    • Volume One—Chapter Fifteen.
      • Dismal Night-March along the Inhospitable Shores of the Great Salt Lake.
    • Dismal Night-March along the Inhospitable Shores of the Great Salt Lake.
    • Volume One—Chapter Sixteen.
      • Afflicting Catastrophe at Goongoonteh.
    • Afflicting Catastrophe at Goongoonteh.
    • Volume One—Chapter Seventeen.
      • The Stricken Follower Dies—Cairns of the Murdered—Allooli and Bedi Kurroof.
    • The Stricken Follower Dies—Cairns of the Murdered—Allooli and Bedi Kurroof.
    • Volume One—Chapter Eighteen.
      • Territories of the Danákil Débeni—Suggadéra, Murrah, Dúddee, and Gobaad.
    • Territories of the Danákil Débeni—Suggadéra, Murrah, Dúddee, and Gobaad.
    • Volume One—Chapter Nineteen.
      • Interview with the Ogre.
    • Interview with the Ogre.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty.
      • Showing how the Ogre Acquitted Himself at Gootabélla.
    • Showing how the Ogre Acquitted Himself at Gootabélla.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty One.
      • Sankul, and Suggagédan. Dawáylaka and Amádoo in the Limits of the Galeyla Mudaïto.
    • Sankul, and Suggagédan. Dawáylaka and Amádoo in the Limits of the Galeyla Mudaïto.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty Two.
      • Red House of Mudaïto—Chronicle of the Conquest of Aussa.
    • Red House of Mudaïto—Chronicle of the Conquest of Aussa.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty Three.
      • Arab March over the Téhama.
    • Arab March over the Téhama.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty Four.
      • Massacre of the Five Hundred.
    • Massacre of the Five Hundred.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty Five.
      • Fiálu, a Den of Thieves in the Wóema territories. Barurúdda and Killúlloo.
    • Fiálu, a Den of Thieves in the Wóema territories. Barurúdda and Killúlloo.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Ominous Debates and Intolerable Delays at the Half-Way Stage.
    • Ominous Debates and Intolerable Delays at the Half-Way Stage.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Persecutions of the Gathered Clans—Parting Interview with the Avaricious Chieftains.
    • Persecutions of the Gathered Clans—Parting Interview with the Avaricious Chieftains.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • Renewal of Debates by Ibrahim Shehém Abli, surnamed “The Devil”—Final Escape to Waramilli.
    • Renewal of Debates by Ibrahim Shehém Abli, surnamed “The Devil”—Final Escape to Waramilli.
    • Volume One—Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • Naga Koomi—Meinha-Tólli—Madéra-Dubba, and Sultélli.
    • Naga Koomi—Meinha-Tólli—Madéra-Dubba, and Sultélli.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty.
      • Field of Extinct Volcanoes. Oasis of Yoor Eraïn Mároo.
    • Field of Extinct Volcanoes. Oasis of Yoor Eraïn Mároo.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty One.
      • Menace of the Dar Mudaïto. Moolu Zughír, and Burdúdda.
    • Menace of the Dar Mudaïto. Moolu Zughír, and Burdúdda.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty Two.
      • A Tale of the Plains of Errur.
    • A Tale of the Plains of Errur.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty Three.
      • The One-Eyed Family. Háo, and first Glimpse of the Háwash.
    • The One-Eyed Family. Háo, and first Glimpse of the Háwash.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty Four.
      • Passage of the Háwash.
    • Passage of the Háwash.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty Five.
      • Wadi Azbóti. Arrival of a Spy from the Abyssinian Mountains.
    • Wadi Azbóti. Arrival of a Spy from the Abyssinian Mountains.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty Six.
      • Valley of Kokaï—Hostilities of Wulásma Mohammad.
    • Valley of Kokaï—Hostilities of Wulásma Mohammad.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • Dinómali. Greetings from the Negoos at Fárri, on the Frontier of his Dominions.
    • Dinómali. Greetings from the Negoos at Fárri, on the Frontier of his Dominions.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty Eight.
      • A Parting Tribute of Gratitude Inscribed to the People of Adel.
    • A Parting Tribute of Gratitude Inscribed to the People of Adel.
    • Volume One—Chapter Thirty Nine.
      • The Gentle Adaïel, and Farewell to them.
    • The Gentle Adaïel, and Farewell to them.
    • Volume One—Chapter Forty.
      • Ascent of the Abyssinian Alps.
    • Ascent of the Abyssinian Alps.
    • Volume One—Chapter Forty One.
      • Probation at Alio Amba.
    • Probation at Alio Amba.
    • Volume One—Chapter Forty Two.
      • The Weekly Market.
    • The Weekly Market.
    • Volume One—Chapter Forty Three.
      • The Principality of Hurrur.
    • The Principality of Hurrur.
    • Volume One—Chapter Forty Four.
      • Escape from the Market-Town.
    • Escape from the Market-Town.
    • Volume One—Chapter Forty Five.
      • Presentation at Court.
    • Presentation at Court.
    • Volume One—Chapter Forty Six.
      • From Tajúra to Killulloo.
      • From Killulloo to the Foot of the Abyssinian Mountains.
    • From Tajúra to Killulloo.
    • From Killulloo to the Foot of the Abyssinian Mountains.
    • Volume Two—Chapter One.
      • The Capital of the Kingdom of Shoa.
    • The Capital of the Kingdom of Shoa.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Two.
      • Residence in Ankóber.
    • Residence in Ankóber.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Three.
      • Interviews with the King.
    • Interviews with the King.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Four.
      • Special Summons to Machal-Wans.
    • Special Summons to Machal-Wans.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Five.
      • Termination of Winter.
    • Termination of Winter.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Six.
      • Debra Berhán, the Hill of Glory.
    • Debra Berhán, the Hill of Glory.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Seven.
      • The Royal Slave Depôt.
    • The Royal Slave Depôt.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Eight.
      • New Year’s Day.
    • New Year’s Day.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Nine.
      • The Falls of the Beréza.
    • The Falls of the Beréza.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Ten.
      • The Annual Review.
    • The Annual Review.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Eleven.
      • The Galla Capital.
    • The Galla Capital.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twelve.
      • Chasm of the Chácha.
    • Chasm of the Chácha.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirteen.
      • Medóko the Rebel.
    • Medóko the Rebel.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Fourteen.
      • Escape from Góncho.
    • Escape from Góncho.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Fifteen.
      • Insurrection of the Galla.
    • Insurrection of the Galla.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Sixteen.
      • Massacre of the Christians at Chérkos.
    • Massacre of the Christians at Chérkos.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Seventeen.
      • Battle of Angollála.
    • Battle of Angollála.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Eighteen.
      • Tragic End of Medóko.
    • Tragic End of Medóko.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Nineteen.
      • The Galla Borders—Proclamation of War.
    • The Galla Borders—Proclamation of War.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty.
      • A Lecture on Physic.
    • A Lecture on Physic.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty One.
      • The Campaign.
    • The Campaign.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty Two.
      • The Enemy’s Country.
    • The Enemy’s Country.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty Three.
      • The Foray.
    • The Foray.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty Four.
      • The Royal Achievement.
    • The Royal Achievement.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty Five.
      • Liberation of the Prisoners of War.
    • Liberation of the Prisoners of War.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty Six.
      • The Triumph.
    • The Triumph.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Nuptials in High Life.
    • Nuptials in High Life.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • Chronicle of the Invasion of Mohammad Graan.
    • Chronicle of the Invasion of Mohammad Graan.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • Proceedings at Angollála.
    • Proceedings at Angollála.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty.
      • Triumphal Entry to the Capital.
    • Triumphal Entry to the Capital.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty One.
      • The Palace at Ankóber.
    • The Palace at Ankóber.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty Two.
      • The Forest of Mamrat.
    • The Forest of Mamrat.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty Three.
      • The Necromancer, a Legend of Shoa.
    • The Necromancer, a Legend of Shoa.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty Four.
      • Thavánan the Tormentor.
    • Thavánan the Tormentor.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty Five.
      • The Reign of Superstition.
    • The Reign of Superstition.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty Six.
      • Excursion along the North-Western Frontier of Efát.
    • Excursion along the North-Western Frontier of Efát.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • The Shrew of Mahhfood.
    • The Shrew of Mahhfood.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty Eight.
      • Hospitality at Kokfári.
    • Hospitality at Kokfári.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Thirty Nine.
      • The Wilderness of Giddem.
    • The Wilderness of Giddem.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Forty.
      • Downfall of the Elephant.
    • Downfall of the Elephant.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Forty One.
      • The Northern Galla.
    • The Northern Galla.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Forty Two.
      • Thermal Wells at Feelámba.
    • Thermal Wells at Feelámba.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Forty Three.
      • Return to Ankóber.
    • Return to Ankóber.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Forty Four.
      • Honorary Distinctions.
    • Honorary Distinctions.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Forty Five.
      • Conclusion of a Treaty of Commerce.
    • Conclusion of a Treaty of Commerce.
    • Volume Two—Chapter Forty Six.
      • Appendix.
    • Appendix.
    • Volume Three—Chapter One.
      • The House of Solomon.
    • The House of Solomon.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Two.
      • The Lineage of Shoa.
    • The Lineage of Shoa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Three.
      • The Monarch and the Court.
    • The Monarch and the Court.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Four.
      • The Reigning Despot.
    • The Reigning Despot.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Five.
      • The Government and the Royal Household.
    • The Government and the Royal Household.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Six.
      • Galla Dependencies in the South.
    • Galla Dependencies in the South.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Seven.
      • The Galla Nation.
    • The Galla Nation.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Eight.
      • Unexplored Countries to the South.
    • Unexplored Countries to the South.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Nine.
      • The River Gochob.
    • The River Gochob.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Ten.
      • Existing Christian Remnants.
    • Existing Christian Remnants.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Eleven.
      • The Conversion of Ethiopia.
    • The Conversion of Ethiopia.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twelve.
      • The Court of Prester John.
    • The Court of Prester John.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirteen.
      • The Religious War.
    • The Religious War.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Fourteen.
      • Temporary Submission to the Pope of Rome.
    • Temporary Submission to the Pope of Rome.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Fifteen.
      • Expulsion of the Jesuits from Ethiopia.
    • Expulsion of the Jesuits from Ethiopia.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Sixteen.
      • The Church, Second Great Power in Shoa.
    • The Church, Second Great Power in Shoa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Seventeen.
      • Abyssinian Rites and Practices which would appear to have been borrowed from the Hebrews.
    • Abyssinian Rites and Practices which would appear to have been borrowed from the Hebrews.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Eighteen.
      • The People.
    • The People.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Nineteen.
      • Social and Moral Condition.
    • Social and Moral Condition.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty.
      • Language and Literature.
    • Language and Literature.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty One.
      • Theological Controversies.
    • Theological Controversies.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty Two.
      • Christmas Festivities.
    • Christmas Festivities.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty Three.
      • Feast of the Epiphany.
    • Feast of the Epiphany.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty Four.
      • Excursion to Berhut, on the South-Eastern Frontier of Shoa.
    • Excursion to Berhut, on the South-Eastern Frontier of Shoa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Royal Granary at Dummakoo.
    • The Royal Granary at Dummakoo.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Aden on the Casam River, the Territory of the Adel Sub-Tribe Gareemra Damoosa.
    • Aden on the Casam River, the Territory of the Adel Sub-Tribe Gareemra Damoosa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Triumph over the Forest Bull.
    • Triumph over the Forest Bull.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • Return to Dummakoo.
    • Return to Dummakoo.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • Visit to the Karaiyo Galla.
    • Visit to the Karaiyo Galla.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty.
      • The Wilderness of Táboo.
    • The Wilderness of Táboo.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty One.
      • The Kingdom of Shoa.
    • The Kingdom of Shoa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty Two.
      • Termination of the Fast of Lent.
    • Termination of the Fast of Lent.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty Three.
      • Festivities of Easter.
    • Festivities of Easter.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty Four.
      • Saint George’s Day.
    • Saint George’s Day.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty Five.
      • Slavery and the Slave-Trade in Shoa.
    • Slavery and the Slave-Trade in Shoa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty Six.
      • Introduction of Slavery into Abyssinia.
    • Introduction of Slavery into Abyssinia.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • Operation of Legitimate Commerce upon the Slave-Trade in North-Eastern Africa.
    • Operation of Legitimate Commerce upon the Slave-Trade in North-Eastern Africa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty Eight.
      • Commerce with the Eastern Coast of Africa.
    • Commerce with the Eastern Coast of Africa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Thirty Nine.
      • Navigation of the River Gochob.
    • Navigation of the River Gochob.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Forty.
      • The Second Winter in Shoa.
    • The Second Winter in Shoa.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Forty One.
      • The Gothic Hall.
    • The Gothic Hall.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Forty Two.
      • The “Pro Rex of Efát” in tribulation.
    • The “Pro Rex of Efát” in tribulation.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Forty Three.
      • The Bereavement.
    • The Bereavement.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Forty Four.
      • The Great Annual Foray.
    • The Great Annual Foray.
    • Volume Three—Chapter Forty Five.
      • Liberation of the Princes of the Blood-Royal of Shoa.
    • Liberation of the Princes of the Blood-Royal of Shoa.
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