The emperor and his mother fled to Theodosius, the emperor of the East and husband of Galla, Valentinian's sister.
Pier Crisologo (433-449), of the tomb of Galla Placidia (440), the church of S.
Giovanni Evangelista, erected by Galla Placidia in fulfilment of a vow made on her voyage from Constantinople, has been entirely rebuilt, though the columns are ancient (the Corinthian capitals are probably from a classical building), and the crypt may be original.
Ursus Galla Placidia.
Galla Placidia .
Pier Crisologo in the archiepiscopal palace preserves its original mosaics, and so also does the tomb of Galla Placidia (SS.
The sarcophagus of Galla Placidia has, like the two others that stand here, been despoiled of its contents.
Inland the limits of Somaliland correspond roughly with the Shoan and Harrar Hills, and the Galla district south of Shoa and east of Lake Rudolf.
The whole region is characterized by a remarkable degree of physical uniformity, and may be broadly described as a vast plateau of an average elevation of 3000 ft., bounded westwards by the Ethiopian and Galla highlands and northwards by an inner and an outer coast range, skirting the south side of the Gulf of Aden in its entire length from the Harrar uplands to Cape Guardafui.
In the northern mountainous regions of Somaliland the flora resembles, however, to some extent, that of the Galla country and Abyssinia.
The Somali belong to the Eastern (Ethiopic) Hamitic family of tribes, of which the other chief members are the neighbouring Galla and Afar, the Abyssinian Agau and the Beja tribes between the Nubian Nile and the Red Sea.
Here contact has been chiefly with the eastern Galla tribes.
Of more recent origin are the ruins known as Galla graves (Taalla Galla).
Attacked by Galla and Captain Bottego was killed.
The state was greatly harassed by Galla invaders in the 17th century, and broke up into a number of petty independent emirates and sultanates under Somali chiefs.
The inhabitants are, on the north side of the Gulf of Tajura, chiefly Danakils (Afars, q.v.); on the southern shore Galla and Somali.
Die geistige Cultur der Dandled, &c. (1896), and Beitrdge zur Ethnographie and Anthropologie der Somal, Galla and Harrarf (Leipzig, 1886), containing fine plates; H.
Across the Galla and Somali countries to the sea.
Exiles; Ethiopic falas, a stranger), or "Jews of Abyssinia," a tribe of Hamitic stock, akin to Galla, Somali and Beja, though they profess the Jewish religion.
Harrar is a city of considerable commercial importance, through it passing all the merchandise of southern Abyssinia, Kaffa and Galla land.
From the beginning of the 17th century Adel suffered greatly from the ravages of pagan Galla tribes, and Harrar sank to the position of an amirate of little importance.
Also P. Paulitschke, Harar: Forschungsreise nach den Smalland Galla-Lr ndern Ost-Afrikas (Leipzig, 1888).
He disembarked on the coast of Mombasa, and attempted to reach his destination through the Galla country, but was forced to return.
They have as neighbours the Dinka to the north, the Madi to the south, and the Galla to the east.
Galla, oak-apple, from which comes the English "gall," meaning an excrescence on trees caused by certain insects.
Tigre, Amhara, Gojam, &c.), Shoa, Kaffa and Galla land - all these form a geographical unit - and central Somaliland with Harrar.
These tablelands and mountains constitute Abyssinia, Shoa, Kaffa and Galla land.
In the mountains and plateaus of Kaffa and Galla in the south-west of Abyssinia rise the Baro, Gelo, Akobo and other of the chief affluents of the Sobat tributary of the Nile.
In this chain of lovely upland lakes, some fresh, some brackish, some completely closed, others connected by short channels, the chief links in their order from north to south are: - Zwai, communicating southwards with Hara and Lamina, all in the Arusi Galla territory; then Abai with an outlet to a smaller tarn in the romantic Baroda and Gamo districts, skirted on the west sides by grassy slopes and wooded ranges from 6000 to nearly 9000 ft.
But over the greater part of Abyssinia as well as the Galla highlands the climate is very healthy and temperate.
In parts of Galla land.
The civet is found in many parts of Abyssinia, but chiefly in the Galla regions.
Of Gojam; the Harrar province in the east; Kaffa and Galla land, S.W.
Lieka, the largest market in Galla land, has direct communications with Gojam, Shoa and other parts of the empire.
Among cattle the Sanga or Galla ox is the most common.
The goats from the Arusi Galla country have fine silky hair which is sometimes sixteen inches long.
The cavalry is chiefly composed of Galla horsemen.
The inhabitants consist mainly of the Abyssinians, the Galla and the Somali (the two last-named peoples are separately noticed).
The Galla, who came originally from the south, are not found in many parts of the country, but predominate in the Wollo district, between Shoa and Amhara.
It is from the Galla that the Abyssinian army is largely recruited, and, indeed, there are few of the chiefs who have not an admixture of Galla blood in their veins.
Between 1528 and 1540 armies of Mahommedans, under the renowned general Mahommed Gran (or Granye, probably a Somali or a Galla), entered Abyssinia from the low country to the south-east, and overran the kingdom, obliging the emperor to take refuge in the mountain fastnesses.
In 1865, Menelek, now a dejazmach l of Tigre, took advantage of Theodore's difficulties with the British government and escaped to Workitu, queen of the Wollo Galla country.
For the next three years Menelek devoted himself to strengthening and disciplining his army, to legislation, to building towns, such as Liche (near Debra-Berhan), Worra Hailu (Wollo Galla country), &c., and to repelling the incursions of the Gallas.
Three monuments remain to mark the line of the Spina, around which the chariots whirled; an Egyptian obelisk of Thothmes III., on a pedestal covered with bas-reliefs representing Theodosius I., the empress Galla, and his sons Arcadius and Honorius, presiding at scenes in the Hippodrome; the triple serpent column, which stood originally at Delphi, to commemorate the victory of Plataea 479 B.C.; a lofty pile of masonry, built in the form of an obelisk, and once covered with plates of gilded bronze.
They have received a tinge of Hamitic blood from the Galla people, and have high foreheads, large eyes, straight noses and thick but not pouting lips.
The largest horns are found in the Galla cattle, in which they attain enormous dimensions.
By the Abyssinian and Galla highlands.